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Sewing a Sundress. The perfect summer dress tutorial from Weekend Sewing’s Heather Ross on CreativeBug.

Summer is here and you have BBQ’s, family reunions and days at the beach to look forward to – but what are you going wear?

Check out this summer dress CreativeBug tutorial by Heather Ross, author of Weekend Sewing. Her adorable maxi length dress has a pretty shirring detail that makes the dress comfortable and easy-to-make.

Sewing a Sundress Workshop with Heather Ross from Creativebug on Vimeo.

Heather Ross is an illustrator, author, and textile designer with a large following in the crafts and sewing markets. She wrote Weekend Sewing, a best-selling how-to sewing book. Her textile designs are among the most recognizable in the retail fabric market and are a favorite among home sewers of clothing, accessories, and decor for children. Learn more about what inspires Heather here.

Heather Ross Trailer on Creativebug from Creativebug on Vimeo.

CreativeBug, a new series of how-to videos for DIY’ers, recently launched to inspire you. For $25 a month, subscribers have unlimited access to a continuously updated library of creative workshops in knitting, crochet, sewing, jewelry, entertaining, home decorating and kids crafts. Featuring some of the country’s biggest talents, instructors include Debbie Stoller, Stitch ‘n Bitch, Heather Ross, Weekend Sewing, Christine Schmidt, Print Workshop and Natalie Chanin of Alabama Chanin. Creativebug’s state of the art audio and video production quality, short video segments and entertaining presentation make the videos accessible to artists of all skill levels.

So, what are you waiting for? Make a pattern. Make a print. Make a difference.

Rowena Ritchie

Rowena is EcoSalon’s West Coast Fashion Editor and currently resides in San Francisco, CA.