Reversible Frock Cutting Sewing Method

Try this easy to sew Dress…No Zippers and No Buttons…It is Reversible…Two looks in one!

Girl baby frock sewing

Here I attached images for better understanding… enjoy sewing with these simple steps…

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Length – 45cms

Chest   – 51cms

Shoulder – 24cms

Materials suggested:

Light weight fabrics

Materials required:

Two colour fabrics. ¼ meter each and another color fabric for Bias strip.

Construction:

(0-1)      = 45cms

(0-2)     = Armhole depth ( ¼ chest) = 12.75

(2-3)      = ¼ chest +2.5cms = 15.25cms

(1-4)     = ½ chest – 3cms = 22.5cms

(4-4’)    = 1.5cms for shaping. Join (1-4’) hemline. Join (3-4’) side seam.

(0-5) & (2-6) = ½ shoulder

(0-7)    = Neck width = 1/12 chest +1.5cms = 6cms

(7-7’) & (5-5’) = 1.5cms

(7’-A) & (5’-A) = 12cms

X is the mid point of (5-6). (X-X’) = 0.5cm inside.

Shape 5’-X -3 for back armhole curve.  Shape 5’-X’-3 for Front armhole curve.

(0-8) = Back neck depth = 2.5cms. Shape (8-7’) for back neck curve.

(0-9) = Front neck depth = 1/12 chest + 2.5cms =6.75cms. Shape (9-7’) for Front neck curve.

For Bias strip: (p-q) = (r-s) = 45cms & (p-r) = (q-s) = 10cms

Cutting line:

Back: 8-7’-A-5’-X-3-4’-1     (8-1) on fold

Front: 9-7’-A-5’-X’-3-4’-1     (9-1) on fold

Seam allowance should be 1 cm for all sides.

Bias Strip making Instruction:

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Press with iron after each fold.

Sewing Instructions: (Frock) 

Cut Front part of Frock (2 pieces)

Cut Front part of Frock (2 pieces)

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Cut Back part of Frock (2 pieces)

Place Back parts by facing right sides together and sew along the blue line as mentioned in this picture. Leave 1cm (side seam) each side. After sewing turn right side out & Iron.

Place Back parts by facing right sides together and sew along the blue line as mentioned in this picture. Leave 1cm (side seam) each side. After sewing turn right side out & Iron.

Place Front parts by facing right sides together and sew along the blue line as mentioned in this picture. Leave 1cm (side seam) each side. After sewing turn right side out & Iron

Place Front parts by facing right sides together and sew along the blue line as mentioned in this picture. Leave 1cm (side seam) each side. After sewing turn right side out & Iron

Place Back & Front parts by facing the same color together. Then fold the other color flare portions upward as shown in this picture

Place Back & Front parts by facing the same color together. Then fold the other color flare portions upward as shown in this picture

After folding, it looks like this. Now the back & front part of each color facing right sides together. Then Stitch along the side seams of each color part separately

After folding, it looks like this. Now the back & front part of each color facing right sides together. Then Stitch along the side seams of each color part separately

Turn right sides out

Turn right sides out

Now we r going to do the Final step…Finishing hemline with Bias strips (it should be another color plain material or printed) sew along the blue line. I use another color plain material Bias strip here.

Now we r going to do the Final step…Finishing hemline with Bias strips (it should be another color plain material or printed) sew along the blue line. I use another color plain material Bias strip here.

Now the Reversible Frock is ready…

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