Fable Dress - Child
Digital Pattern + Video Class

Fable Dress - Child
Digital Pattern + Video Class

$10.00 USD
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Barefoot at the beach, or ready for a party, this sweet, timeless style will be your go-to dress for all occasions.  The comfortable, easy fit is perfect for every-day play, but can easily be dressed up for special occasions with beautiful fabric, piping, or ruffles.  

This no-fuss fit features a functional button front for easy on-off, a gently-gathered skirt, and lovely, deep pockets.  With three sleeve lengths and options for a faced or fully-lined bodice, the Fable adapts with the seasons for year-round wear.  

Skill level: Adventurous beginner
Skills you will learn:  Gathering, in-seam pockets, adding a facing, (optional) bias binding.  Fitting adjustment resources included.

Fable Dress sewing pattern by Twig + Tale Video GIF

Video Support: A full course of clear, concise videos accompany this pattern, alongside a comprehensive written and photographed instruction booklet.

    Size Chart + Fabric Requirements

    Size 12 months to 10 years
    View size chart + materials list

    Looking for larger sizes? Sizes 12 and 14 years are included in the Adult Fable dress pattern which continues through to an adult size 32.

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    Fable Dress sewing pattern by Twig + Tale
    • Button-front bodice for easy dressing
    • Gently gathered, knee-length skirt 
    • Three sleeve lengths: short, 3/4, and long 
    • Deep inseam pockets

    • Faced or fully-lined bodice
    • Bound facings for a beautiful finish

    • Optional panelled front bodice for adding piping or ruffles
    • Optional back bodice elastic for shaping (lined version)
    • Bonus patch pockets
    Bonus Resources
    Printing + FAQ

    This is a print-at-home PDF pattern and includes three printing options:

    1. US Letter/A4 - tiled and designed to print on your home printer
    2. Copyshop - A0 wide-format file (33.1″ x 46.8″) 
    3. Projector - specially-formatted and optimized for home projector use.  
      Read more about using our projector files here 

    All pattern printing formats include “layers”, allowing you to print only the size(s) you need, or all of the sizes. A comprehensive sewing instructions tutorial is supplied.

    View  pattern FAQ

    Customer Reviews

    Based on 26 reviews
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    Angela Ferrantelli (Niagara Falls, CA)
    The fable dress

    Twig &Tale give you very clear instructions and measurements for this dress. If you follow their advice and make a toile first you won’t be disappointed. I’m looking forward to making the next one, one size down with a full bodice lining. It’s very comfortable, and I love the pockets

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    Diane Buote (Halifax, CA)
    Beautiful dress!

    All of the twig and tale patterns give detailed instructions so even novice sewers can create a well-finished product! Thank you for giving me the opportunity to make gifts for people I love!

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    Narna (Seascale, GB)
    Fabulous pattern

    Fabulous pattern with excellent instructions

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    Laura Jobes (Wykoff, US)
    Fable dress review

    I am just finishing my first child-sized Fable dress. I made it out of a tablecloth. I made the lines version. It has been fun and easy to make. I'm very pleased with it.

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    Amparo Gasent (Valencia, ES)
    Lovely and inspiring pattern

    I absolutely love this pattern, instructions are clear and photos help a lot. It’s so inspiring and beautiful I hope to make many more! Thanks!!

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    Jackie Marriott (Llandrindod Wells, GB)
    Great pattern

    Great pattern easy to follow instructions with clear diagrams. Only second time using Twig and Tale patterns won’t be the last.

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    Jaime Rose (Prince George, CA)
    Wonderfully versatile and customizable

    Excellent pattern, great explanations. Very easy to customize and learned a lot about best way to adjust the bust and shoulders.

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    Angelina Sutherland (Brisbane, AU)
    Such a versatile pattern

    A very easy, yet stunning pattern to put together. I will be making this many times over that’s for sure.

    Customer Reviews

    Based on 26 reviews
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    Angela Ferrantelli (Niagara Falls, CA)
    The fable dress

    Twig &Tale give you very clear instructions and measurements for this dress. If you follow their advice and make a toile first you won’t be disappointed. I’m looking forward to making the next one, one size down with a full bodice lining. It’s very comfortable, and I love the pockets

    D
    Diane Buote (Halifax, CA)
    Beautiful dress!

    All of the twig and tale patterns give detailed instructions so even novice sewers can create a well-finished product! Thank you for giving me the opportunity to make gifts for people I love!

    N
    Narna (Seascale, GB)
    Fabulous pattern

    Fabulous pattern with excellent instructions

    L
    Laura Jobes (Wykoff, US)
    Fable dress review

    I am just finishing my first child-sized Fable dress. I made it out of a tablecloth. I made the lines version. It has been fun and easy to make. I'm very pleased with it.

    A
    Amparo Gasent (Valencia, ES)
    Lovely and inspiring pattern

    I absolutely love this pattern, instructions are clear and photos help a lot. It’s so inspiring and beautiful I hope to make many more! Thanks!!

    J
    Jackie Marriott (Llandrindod Wells, GB)
    Great pattern

    Great pattern easy to follow instructions with clear diagrams. Only second time using Twig and Tale patterns won’t be the last.

    J
    Jaime Rose (Prince George, CA)
    Wonderfully versatile and customizable

    Excellent pattern, great explanations. Very easy to customize and learned a lot about best way to adjust the bust and shoulders.

    A
    Angelina Sutherland (Brisbane, AU)
    Such a versatile pattern

    A very easy, yet stunning pattern to put together. I will be making this many times over that’s for sure.