Check out these adorable dresses my friend Kay made. She used the Fig Tree pattern Milk and Cookies and our Kaffe and Friends Jelly Roll. She was able to make three little dresses for her grand daughter. Depending on the size you can make 2 – 4 dresses.
What is a Kaffe and Friends Jelly Roll? Well, it is Kaffe, Brandon, Phillip, Amy, and maybe one or two Jane pieces. Yummy! You get light, medium, and dark. There is a change of scale to make your projects more interesting. We cut our own jelly rolls with a die cut machine and have an experienced crew in charge. Your strips are true and straight.
Most of our jelly rolls are batik and we combine the best of 14 companies to achieve a balanced, light to dark effect. If you are doing a color wash, you can use our rolls right as them come. Yummy. Just sit and sew. What could be better?
Several gals at the shop want one of these cute dresses in their size. You can use this pattern and a whole jelly roll and do it. Better on a smaller figure than mine but I would sure love one! A jelly roll will result in 80″ of skirt fullness if you use the whole roll. So the first thing would be to decide how full you want your skirt. Then decide how long you want the shirt section: raised waist, dropped waist or natural waist. You may want to taper the shirt slightly so it isn’t too baggy.
This would be a great project to use your serger to sew. Don’t have one? Here’s your excuse. I love my Pfaff serger! And we just happen to be Pfaff dealers! Stop by and check one out.