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Daphne Dress Sew Along Day 1

Are you ready to make one of these?

Daphne dress 072 

Daphne dress 074
I really LOVE how mine turned out. Just as cute as I thought it would be! But WOW I had a hard time getting a good picture of my completed dress. The first day I tried to capture it, my lens kept fogging up from the humidity. The next day I just didn't try hard enough I guess. But take my word for it. It's cute.

Let's get started! Make sure you've got these things before we start;

  • Daphne Dress Kit (you can order one here if you don't have one yet)
  • Scissors (fabric scissors work best)
  • Thread for your machine 
  • Pins
  • Optional: Pinking sheers (the zig zag scissors for fabric). 

New to sewing? You might want to take a look at my intro to sewing course I did last year.

Let's get started!! Jump on over here for the Day 1 instructions!

Day 2 Instructions

Day 3 Instructions

If you are sewing along, feel free to post some pictures in the Flickr group! Both progress pictures and completed pictures are welcome. 


  1. says

    This is the prettiest dress. My daughter would be over the moon if I managed to whip one of these up!! I’m not really… ready… so I’ll bookmark your tutorial and get to it after I’ve done your Intro To Sewing course! Many thanks. x

  2. Shelly says

    I did today’s tutorial~perfect amount of time to spend sewing while my children took naps! I learned sewing basics from my mom as a girl, but often became frustrated with things I dreamt of making, and they just didn’t turn out. So, I haven’t sewn anything for years, and am cautiously, but excitedly participating in this sew-along. I have the same dress/kit as in your pictures and love it! The part for today turned out great, and I’m eager for tomorrow’s “lesson”. Thanks so much!!

  3. says

    Can you please tell me now to get the kit?? When I click on the place to order it takes me to Oh so sassy! Thank you! I love the dress :)

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