Good morning and welcome to the first day of The Carolina Dress sew along!! I am very excited to be hosting my first sew along ! Let me know if you have any questions along the way. :)
Today we are cutting out our dress pieces! If you haven't printed out your bodice pieces you can find them here. If the link won't print for you let me know and I can email them to you.
**For top bodice**
*Cut 2 pieces of the front bodice
*Cut 2 pieces of the back bodice
*Cut 2 pieces of interfacing slightly smaller than the back bodice piece.
*Cut (2) 4"x width of fabric (from one salvage end to the other salvage end) for top ties
Elastic for back bodice cut 2 pieces of 1/2" elastic for each size
*size (1) 9 1/4"
*(2) 9 1/2"
*(4) 10 1/2"
*(6) 11 1/2"
** For skirt**
*size 1 cut (2) 15"x width of fabric
*size 2 cut (2) 16"x width of fabric
*size 3 cut (2) 17"x width of fabric
*size 4 cut (2) 18"x width of fabric
*size 5 cut (2) 19"x width of fabric
*size 6 cut (2) 21"x width of fabric
If you want a longer or shorter skirt you can add to or shorten these measurements here.
If you will be using rick rack the skirt takes whole one package and you will need part of another package of rick rack for the top bodice.
Now we are done with day one! Tomorrow we will be sewing together the bodice and top ties.