How to Make a Sweater Dress EASY! | Stretch Knit Fabric Sewing Projects for Beginners - Crochet Decoration

Learn how to make a cute and cozy sweater dress without a pattern in today's easy step by step sewing project for beginners who are comfortable using a sewing machine and are ready to learn how to make clothes! It's a simple silhouette that's easy to sew, and I'll show you how to sew it using only a long sleeve shirt as a guide. I made mine more tunic length, but you can make yours as long or as short as you'd like!

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MATERIALS NEEDED:

-2 or more yards of a stretch sweater knit fabric – since mine has stripes, I used every bit of that 2 yards to make sure the stripes matched up. If you’re not using stripes there’s a chance you won’t need quite as much, but I’d get at least 2 yards still to be on the safe side.

-Fitted shirt with sleeves to use as a template

-See through piece of paper – tissue paper or tracing paper both work great!

-Basic sewing supplies – scissors, thread, ball point needle, sewing machine, tape measure, pins, chalk, etc.

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WHAT SUPPLIES DO I USE

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WHAT YOU'LL LEARN:

In the tutorial I’ll teach you how to use a shirt to cut out the bodice and flared sleeves of the dress, sew them together, and hem the edges to complete the project. I’ll also give you a few tips on sewing with the sweater knit fabric such as the stitches you could try and the needle you should sew with.

This will make the perfect Christmas sweater or holiday outfit… I know it’ll be my go-to outfit this holiday season… comfy, cozy, and since it’s a stretch fabric there’s lots of room to expand with those yummy holiday meals! ;)

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XO, Monika