The Picknick Dress - Sewing Pattern for sizes 12m-12y

Our newest pattern is here just in time for warmer weather. The Picknick Dress features a full button front, ruffle collar and ruffle sleeves and POCKETS! The skirt hits just above the knee and is perfect with a petticoat underneath or without for a more casual day dress. What a perfect little outfit to run to the grocery store, then the playground and then the park for a summer picnic! Easy to move in, yet perfectly pulled together.

Sized 12 mo through 12y, this sews up quickly and is sure to be a go to dress this summer!

Sewing Level: Intermediate

All of The Eli Monster sewing patterns come with full color photographs to compliment the step by step instructions. Never second guess where you are supposed to sew or place. All pattern pieces are computer drawn; to save paper, cutting dimensions for rectangular pieces is included in leu of drawn out pieces.


  • Step by step photographed instructions,
  • US Imperial measurements,
  • Sizes 12 months though 12 years,
  • Sewing Skill Intermediate

Materials you need at home:

  • Fusible interfacing,
  • 7-14 5/8” buttons (16 mm),
  • Coodinating thread,
  • Sewing machine,
  • Serger (Optional),
  • Woven fabric (quilting cotton, seersucker, twill, corduroy, lawn, or dress weight fabric)
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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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