So I sewed this dress for Miss S with every intention of sharing with you a detailed tutorial and a free downloadable pattern. However, as I was sewing it I came across a few hurdles and thought up some fixes to make a better/simpler project. So I’m pondering working on a new pattern and step-by-step DIY that will allow you to make a similar dress.
But in the meantime, I wanted to show you the final product mostly because this fabric is unbelievably gorgeous and I want you all to get some. It’s a double gauze and so flowy, soft, and cozy. There are a bunch of beautiful double gauze fabrics also by Kokka still available at Fabricworm, check them out here.
If you’d like me to take another stab at creating a pattern for this dress and sharing a tutorial with you, let me know in the comments. If you like it, I’ll get to work on it now.
P.S. by “get to work”, I mean scribble a horrible picture and send it to Jacinda to do the actual pattern drafting, HA.
UPDATE: Here’s the (revised) pattern: Prudent Baby Snap Wrap Dress
Ohh Ohh, I want a pattern/tutorial! As soon as I saw the first picture I was hoping that was coming below. What a CUTE dress!!
Please make a pattern. Pretty please!
Yes!!! Would LOVE this pattern!
Adorable! Get to work…LOL!
yes yes yes yes yes!!! 🙂
So cute, please do up the pattern! Pretty please
I love it – I'd love to make this for my niece! I'd wear it myself if the pattern was big enough! 🙂
That is a really cute dress! I could definitely add it to my list of projects that I'll get to some day. Wonder if laundry would stop long enough for me to make this?
that's an adorable little dress, i'd LOVE to see a pattern for it! mind you though, i don't have any kids yet but i am hoarding fabric and have a special folder on my computer and a shelf in the sewing room just for cute baby girl sewing patterns (heather ross' peach unicorns and oliver + s playdate dress are the most recent additions) for my future daughter(s) – my fiance thinks i'm crazy (i may very well am, but i don't care, cute things need to be hoarded!!), but hey, he's the one who's named all our (future) kids!
Yes! Do it! (Thanks, Jacinda. 🙂
What a great dress! Please do make the pattern and tutorial–I have learned so much from your site. I made a bunch of dresses and diaper covers (from your tutorials) as presents for my niece-to-be and you wouldn't believe the oohs and aahs from the other ladies at the baby shower. It was a great moment and really all because you cared to share–thank you!
Yes please 🙂
What a beautiful dress and the fabric looks lovely!
Yes – pattern and tutorial! It's adorable and really versatile – the fabric and trim you choose could really give you a different look!
Its adorable! I really would appreciate a tutorial!
Yes please! If you make a pattern I promise to keep at it and master my sewing machine so I could make it! 🙂
Gorgeous dress! I would also appreciate a pattern/tutorial/tips on how to make a pattern if you don't have lots of other priorities. Thanks!
I love it and would love a tutorial! The only thing i would change is the neckline. The triangular neckline seems a bit mature to me for some reason.
Would love the pattern too!!!
Please, please, please make a pattern/tutorial for this dress! It is adorable!
^That's soooooo going to win me the fabric, I'm just sure of it.
I would LOVE a tutorial for this dress – it's so pretty!
I love the dress!! Pretty please make a pattern? 🙂
Please do share the pattern for this dress. I just picked up sewing when my little girl was born and free patterns and tutorials have been my best help. I've made your pillowcase dress, diaper covers, peasant top, and just recently, your snappy toddler top to fit my 4 month old. Love love your blog and keep the tutorials coming!
Pretty please do a pattern. Love Love Love this dress and would love to know how to make it! 🙂
before i began reading your post, i stopped and ooh'd and awed over the pretty dress. yes a tutorial please!
I would love to make this dress for my daughter!
I love it! Please oh please put up a tutorial. and that fabric is gorgeous!
oh! yes! pretty, pretty please!
I want one for myself!
Please do a pattern! And, make it in adult sizes mmmmmkay? 🙂
Hmmm…let me think about this? Do we want a tutorial and pattern for this adorable dress? Ummm…YES!!!!!!!!!! LOL! Your snappy toddler top is one of my favorite items I have sewn for my daughter adn I love this dress!
PLEASE make a pattern! I'd love to make a dress like that!
Please do a tutorial!!! I promise I will make a pretty dress for my little one if you do 🙂
Absolutely you should make this again & show us how! It's stinking adorable…was the double gauze nasty to sew? I imagine it to be a booger, so I've never entertained the idea of using it.
Egad! Your dress designs are so cute that I'm seriously considering forcing my son to wear dresses just so I have an excuse to make them 🙂 I would totally take a stab at this dress but if your new idea is simpler and similar, the lazy part of me would definitely lean that way 🙂
I'd love if you took the time to make us the pattern 🙂
My daughter is 8 weeks old and i'm loving making her all the dresses i can!…the don't always turn out perfect, but cute anyways!
Plus double gauze fabric is the greatest….little Holly is sleeping right beside me wearing a pair of baby shoes i made for her using the far far away snails double gauze.
Definitely need a pattern and tutorial!
I would love a pattern/tutorial for a dress like that. Love that fabric too!
I won't beg you for a pattern but I will say that this would look AMAZING over jeans with a little sweater for Fall. That's it. No begging. But if you want little Clare to look amazing for school (or your book-tour visit in November, Eeeeeee!!) you might want to consider it. No pressure.
of course!! please make us a free pattern!! and a more simple and better pattern! YES PLEASE! how could we all say anything but yes??
I wanted to spread the word about a friend's unborn baby that needs a lot of prayers. You can read more about it at my blog, and we are also do a little fundraiser for the family.
Yes please make a pattern and Tutorial but also in bigger sizes my daughter is 9 and I love all your dresses. Keep up the awesome work.
This Fabric is adorable – and as all of your making here – I'd love to have a pattern for this lovely dress as well =)
I hope you do post a tutorial, this looks just like dresses that sell for $40 and up at the boutiques! Gorgeous!
I definitely would love to try and make a dress like this – it is looovely
Love that dress!
A tutorial/pattern would be great!
This dress is gorgeous!! The pattern is adorable and that fabric is incredible. I'm not much of a sewer but my Mom & sister sew. I'm sure I could get one of them to make one for my daughter!
So cute! I am not a big sewer. Hell, I don't own a sewing machine (yet), but this dress and every other cute pattern I've seen on this sight has made me decide that soon I will own a sewing machine and use it often!!
Gorgeous dress! Would love the pattern! I'm getting fabric this week to make the pillowcase dress 🙂
Oh that's an adorable dress. Yes, I'd love to see a tutorial.
ohhhh, YES PLEASE!! Love it!
Please, please, please make a tutorial for that beautiful dress. My little sweetie needs as much girly cuteness as possible with 2 brothers around.
I would love a pattern – your designs are very creative.
I love this dress. I am just learning to sew so I would love the updated pattern. Through your website, I have fallen in love with Fabricworm. I want to buy everything, but because I am not good at sewing yet, alas, a bulk purchase will have to wait. (insert sigh)
This kind of stuff makes me want to have a little girl so that I can sew for her. I'm afraid that if I make clothes for my friends with girls they would think I was just too weird.
yes, need the pattern!
Please, please do! Thank you in advance!
Absolutely get to work on that pattern! I just got a sewing machine and would loooove to make this for my niece for her birthday!
i would love to try that pattern!
yes please, esp if it doesn't involve a zipper! i have a similar pattern but it has a zipper and it's for heavier material, so the gauze would be nice.
please please please do a tutorial! I LOVE this dress. 🙂 I am a beginner and have LOVED all your tutorials and patterns. they are so simple and perfect! thanks for all that you share with us out here in cyber world~
Bring on the pattern and tutorial. I just got a new machine and need something fun like this to play with! Absolutely love the fabric too!
I would love a pattern and tutorial! I'm a beginner sewer, but I've been getting lots of practice in. This looks like something I would love to try!
Tutorial & pattern? Um…YES!!! SO cute!!
PAAA-LEASE make a pattern and tutorial!! My daughter would be absolutely fabulous in this along with her gold bangle!! Must have tutorial..and make that an easy one, please! Just kidding with the diva demanding!!! lol!! I truly love this website and all your stuff. Umm.. by the way, I need easy because I'm kind of a novice who loves sewing, fashion and dressing my daughter in all things cute!! This would be great for her..I love it!!!!!
Love the dress love the fabric.
Oh please share the tutorial and pattern.
appreciate is so so much!
Please, please, please, please… make this into a pattern for us! My two little girls would love to wear a dress like this – plus I'd have all winter to make it for them if you do it soon (it might actually get done)! Thank you!!
This is the perfect cut for a little girl. My girls are bothered by clothes that are too snug around their waists. With this they can let their pot bellies hang out. lol
Girl! What are you waiting for? You already have an invitation from 72 (I will be the 73rd) followers to do up another pattern! Just get on with it then!
Yes! I would love to make this!
What a beautiful dress! I would love to make this dress for my daughter!
That dress is gorgeous, I would love to have a pattern!
I would love a pattern for this dress too. It's gorgeous! 🙂
This dress is LOVELY please make a pattern!!
Just wondering if you ever made the pattern for this? It's *a*dor*a*ble*!! My 3.5yo daughter would love it! 🙂
hi tiph, yes i did! i will update the post now. the new dress is slightly different but much easier to make. here is the link: snap wrap dress.
I would love a pattern and a tutorial for this lovely dress so I can make it for my daughters
Yes Please! And can it be adult size 😉
Hi Jamie! When I click the link to the pattern I get re-directed to a search page. Is the pattern still available?
Can I have the pattern please? I love the dress!