Long, loose and flowing… not your hair, but a maxi-dress. A great addition to your wardrobe. But surely with all that shaping and length, it’s a difficult sew? We’ve done it again! We have found a simple video that shows you how to sew a maxi dress with ease and it looks really glamorous too. Perfect for sipping cocktails on a summer evening! Also, see How to Sew a Simple Summer Dress or How to Sew a Classic Little Black Dress.
With a long flowing skirt and loose pleated top, this maxi dress gives an all over Wow! factor while you lounge around the beach, pool or garden – looking every bit like the celebrity you know you are! Your friends will be impressed when they find out that you made it yourself… what you don’t need to tell them is how easy and quick it was to make.
This tutorial could not be much simpler when it comes to fabrics required. You will need approximately 1.5 – 2 metres of stretch fabric and a shop-bought bandeau top. Add to that some pins, scissors and a sewing machine with thread and you are ready to sew.
The step-by-step video on how to sew a maxi dress shows you how to measure and cut out two rectangles from your fabric, and then how to sew, hem and pleat the dress together. It’s as simple as that. No patterns, no difficult shaping… no problem!
So the next time you get a last minute invite to an evening terrace dinner party, don’t despair over your outfits… you can sew this maxi-dress and still have time for an aperitif or three!
How to Sew a Maxi Dress Video Tutorial: