Hey Peeps! Part one of the sew-a-long is going to cover choosing your size, tracing your pattern and making alterations to the pattern pieces. I also talk you through cutting out your fabric (as I didn’t film this).

When cutting out your flounces you will need to cut four of the bodice flounce and 4 of the front skirt flounce. The back skirt flounce is cut on the fold so you will need to cut 2 of this piece (not 4 as I state in the video) instead of the 1 the pattern calls for.

Please let me know if you have any questions and I’ll do my best to answer them for you.

Butterick 6554 : https://www.amazon.co.uk/Butterick-Patterns-Misses-Dresses-Multi-Colour/dp/B07BHX7NM5/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1527013688&sr=8-2&keywords=butterick+6554

Fabric wise you want something with good drape, mine is a viscose fabric. Rayons, crepes etc will work really well. Similar Fabrics to the one I used;

Layered Leaves : https://www.minervacrafts.com/shop/fabric/dress-fabrics/ph-5562-b-m-layered-leaves-print-polyester-crepe-dress-fabric

Layered Leaves Green : https://www.minervacrafts.com/shop/fabric/dress-fabrics/ph-5824-layered-leaves-print-crepe-dress-fabric-green-per-metre

Tracing papaer : https://www.morplan.com/shop/en/morplan/tracing-paper

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