Sep 2, 2019

White dress

Making of white one-piece dress like a negligee.
Doll in white dress


Draw a pattern of the frill by yourself.
If you prefer long train, lengthen the back (like green line).
Pattern of frill

I use sateen. And cotton lawn as lining.
Seam allowance is 0.5 centimeters. The hem of the frill, 1cm.
Dress cutting

Sew up the sides.
Sew the side
Surface and lining

Sew up the surface and lining except the bottom.
Notch on the curve of seam allowance.
Sew up
Notch seam allowance

Turn inside out.
Turn inside out

Overlap the back opening, and sew 5cm from the bottom.
Sew back

Sew up the back of frill. Slip-stitch the hem.
Sew up the ends of a lace and make it a ring. This lace is 6cm × 66cm.
Frill and lace

Gather the frill and lace together, sew them to the bottom of the dress.
Sew frill

Sew extra lace on the back of the frill.
Extra lace

Sew up the shoulder with ladder stitches.
Sew shoulder

Sew gathered lace around the neck.
Lace on neckline

Attach flowers on the seam of the frill.

When you use thick cloth, the lining is not necessary. Fold the seam allowance inside, and stitch around.
Single cloth


If you would make ornament flowers with the same cloth, this is but an example.

Draw 4 circles on cloth. Each diameter is 26, 24, 22, 20 millimeters. Apply diluted glue.
Four circles

Cut out with pinking scissors. Make radial cuts.

Stack circles and sew the center.
Sew center

Stitch the center several times.
Sew root

Open and arrange the petals.
Ornament flower


Sew the side except the opening. Sew gathered lace.
Sew the waistband (2cm x 19cm). Attach snaps or fastening tapes.
Opening of petticoat

Pattern of dress and petticoat
Pattern of dress


I used soft tulle of 30cm × 60cm.

Fold the upper end 3cm, and make gathers on the line from 2.5cm. Make the width 15cm.
Veil of tulle

Attach ornaments (lace, flower, bead, or ribbon) on the gathered seam.
Ornaments for veil

Sew a thin elastic inside.

Put the elastic on her chin.
Elastic on chin

Wedding dolls.

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