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Gather Dyed Long Dress

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores

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Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • White long wrap dress
  • McCall’s® Pattern M7119 View B
  • White cotton sateen fabric
  • Notions as noted on pattern envelope
  • Sewing machine
  • Basic sewing supplies
  • Rit® Liquid Dye
  • Dental floss
  • Large hand sewing needle
  • Rubber band
  • Water soluble marker or pencil
  • Surface cover
  • Iron & pressing surface

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Construct dress following the pattern directions.
  2. On front wrap piece of skirt, draw a line 3" in from hem.
  3. Using floss and a needle, hand sew a running stitch 1-1/2" apart.
  4. Pull the floss so the fabric gathers. Knot a few times to secure.
  5. Tie a rubber band around where the floss gathers the fabric and also 1" below that towards the dress (not the edge).
  6. Prepare dye as instructed on package.
  7. Submerge dress in dye up to the first rubber band. Let set as long as instructed. DO NOT GET DYE ON FABRIC ABOVE THE RUBBER BANDS! Cover with a bag, if necessary.
  8. Rinse dye and let set as instructed.
  9. Remove rubber bands and launder as instructed on fabric and dye instructions.

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Mccall Pattern M7119 6-8-10-12--Mccall Pattern

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Mccall Pattern M7119 14-16-18-2-Mccall Pattern

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Sateen Cotton Fabric-Solids - Cream

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$7.99 /yd

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Rit Liquid Dye - Navy Blue

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$4.49

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John James Household Hand Needles-12/Pkg Assorted

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Tulip Rubber Bands 100PK

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Wrights Water Soluble Marking Pen-Blue

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