About this design: This is a fun spin on the typical bandeau bodice, with more stretch, fitting a wider range of sizes.

Variations: It can be added to a skirt, or it can be finished as a separate piece. Another option is to make the top ruffled, or use a lace elsastic casing on the outside of the bodice.

Sizes: Sm, M, L, XL. Please view the measurement table provided, to find which size you need.

Materials: Lace, ITY knit, jersey knit, rayon, chiffon, cotton, or polyester. Because this bodice stretches with elaatic added, you can essentially make it out of any fabric you choose (as long as its not too itchy for the wearer).

Fabric Width: Approx. 58 - 60 inches.

Fabric Length: 1/2 meter or yard

Supplies: Sewing machine – domestic or industrial
Serger (optional)
Fabric scissors
Tailors chalk
Measuring tape
1/2” by 62-80” Elastic
3/4” by 120” Twill tape

- Tutorial comes with printable pattern, fabric info, pattern info, cutting and construction directions, printing guide, measurement guide, etc.

- This bodice can be attached to a skirt, or finished with elastic at the bottom, for a separate or removable bodice.

- By using a simple bandeau as a base, you can then create many different design features, such as: ruffles at the top, fabric flowers on the bodice, adding a lace collar, adding infinity straps or straps that tie at one shoulder, the options are endless.

Gathered Bandeau

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