Greyfriars and Grace Jeans to Dornoch Dress

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Buy the Jeans to Child/Teen Dornoch Dress sewing pattern from Greyfriars and Grace. Be creative and turn old or unused jeans into a pretty dress. The Jeans to Dornoch Dress has a comfortable A-line shape with front pockets, back zipper, ruffle, and bias binding armholes and neckline. Add your own personal stamp in your choice of fabric for the ruffle and binding. Wear sleeveless in the summer or with a long sleeve turtleneck in the winter.

This sewing pattern is available to buy in the following formats:

– PDF (available to download immediately after purchase). What is a PDF?

– PDF pattern + Printed A0 copy shop (We print out the A0 pattern sheets, but you’ll need to download the digital instructions, as we don’t print these. The PDF files will be emailed immediately after purchase, and the A0 pattern sheets will be dispatched next working day). What is Copy Shop?

Suggested fabrics: Jeans – the bigger/longer the better. Very long (33″ or 34″ inside leg) straight or wide leg jeans work best. Skinny jeans do not work. The extent of the flare at the bottom of your jeans will determine the flare of the dress. It can be difficult to get 33″ or 34″ jeans, so if you can’t get these just use the longest you can find, as the pattern can be adjusted to use shorter length jeans. You can also increase the length of the ruffle if you feel the dress might be too short.

Fabric requirements: See chart for ideal minimum size of jeans (but the pattern can be easily adjusted to use shorter length jeans).

Sizing: 8 – 16 years. Please check the size chart and finished garment measurements.

Notions: Fabric for bias binding (or shop bought 1″/25 mm bias binding) and ruffle (see chart); 16″ (40 cm) invisible zipper; wonder tape (optional for sewing invisible zipper).

PDF pattern includes: Instructions; US letter/A4 print-at-home pattern (8 pages); A0 copy shop pattern (1 sheet).

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Additional information


Denim / Corduroy

Make time

All day

Sewing level

Confident Beginner

Pattern format

PDF, PDF pattern + Printed copy shop (+£5.00)

PDF Printing

8 pages

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