Dress Pattern Length Adjustment


Dress Pattern Length Adjustment Tutorial

Learn how to do a dress pattern length adjustment on the Summer Maxi dress sewing pattern. Suitable for beginners upwards.

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What patterns can I use this Dress Pattern Length Adjustment Tutorial with?

This dress pattern length adjustment tutorial is excellent for anyone who wants to adjust the length on the Summer Maxi sewing pattern.

Difficulty Level = Beginner

We originally designed this tutorial to show how to do a dress pattern length adjustment with the Summer Maxi Dress pattern, however you can use this with nearly any dress pattern with an under bust seam line as shown.

Our patterns are designed for a height of 5 foot 6. If your height is above/below this, you will need to adjust the bodice, skirt, and sleeve to get the perfect fit. This free sewing height tutorial will help you do this.


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