The Avontuur Dress and Tunic Sized 12m to 12y

The Avontuur Dress was designed for little girls that dream of riding dragons through cotton candy clouds and catching fairies masquerading as fireflies on hot summer nights. This casual dress is for the little lady that has a taste for adventure and is eager to upturn rocks, skip along country roads, and befriend animals that might just be hiding a magical secret.

Bring the possibility of adventure home with this play dress pattern, and create a unique piece of apparel for your explorer with our incredibly easy to use pattern.

This dress pattern has the following features:

Two collar options: Henley and crewneck Two sleeve options: Short or long Two length options: Tunic or dress

Style: Loose fitting and comfortable

Sewing level: Advanced Beginner

Sizing: Can fit 12 months – 12 years

Format: PDF

The purchase of this listing is for the digital PDF file which can be printed out on standard letter or A4 paper. No physical copy will be mailed to you and you must have Adobe Reader to open and read this file on your device.

The Eli Monster sewing patterns include full color photographs and computer drawn pattern pieces. Cutting dimensions for rectangular pieces are included in lieu of draw out pieces to maximize your efficiency and minimize your use of paper. While you may sell items made from this pattern this is limited to small batch sales (etsy and craft shows) and commercial reproduction or distribution of this pattern is prohibited. Please credit The Eli Monster for the pattern.

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  • Step by step color photographs
  • US Imperial and Metric Measurements
  • Sized 12m to 12y
  • Sewing Level Advanced Beginner

Materials you need at home:

  • Cotton Interlock or Jersey
  • 1 yard of Fold Over Elastic (FOE) in a coordinating color
  • 3-4 buttons or snaps
  • 1”x12” (2.5x30cm) lightweight interfacing
  • 1 yard 1/4 clear or braided elastic
  • Coordinating thread
  • Sewing machine
  • Serger (optional)
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The Eli Monster

Steph began sewing as a small child. As an adult, she combined that knowledge of sewing with her enthusiasm for human factors and ergonomics to create sewing patterns that are both beautiful and well fitting. The Eli Monster’s patterns break down intimidating techniques into smaller steps to walk even absolute beginners through each pattern. The Eli Monster combines the look of vintage with modern, time saving techniques.

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