This week we released Ainsley and Baby Ainsley Dress as part of the Made for Mermaids Pattern line-up! Ainsley is a sweet vintage style dress pattern full of options. Ainsley features a knit bodice with woven skirt, making it a super comfy option for your little ones. A vintage design with puff sleeves, Ainsley is made to look like a blouse tucked into a high waisted skirt. Make sure to grab the limited time bundle, only available from release through Sunday, 9/17 at midnight CST!
Let’s check out all the options on Ainsley!
Choose from 4 sleeve lengths-flutter, short sleeve, elbow length sleeve and long sleeve. The skirt includes a woven waistband with elastic in the back, giving it a sleek fitted look. Choose from a simple skirt or a faux button placket skirt. Sash ties can be added and tied in the back or the front. Ainsley also features optional large patch pockets that are perfect for collecting lots of little treasures. Baby Ainsley comes with optional blousey bloomers. Ainsley is also part of our mix and match knit collection, meaning it will mash perfectly with Brooklyn, Cassie, or Riley! For evewn more options, check out the Ainsley Hacks for a free bib pattern add-on, and knit waistband hack. Wow, soooo many options!
Ainsley comes with two skirt options: A simple skirt or a faux button placket skirt.
Faux Button Placket Skirt
Optional sash ties can be added to the waistband of either skirt option and tie in a big sweet bow in either the front or the back.
Sash Ties with Simple Skirt
Sash Ties with Faux Button Placket Skirt
Patch style pockets can be added to any skirt option and are the oh-so-perfect for little girls to store their treasures! Add a cute trim for a super fun detail!
Pockets with Simple Skirt
Pocket with Faux Button Placket Skirt
Each pattern feature 4 sleeve lengths: Flutter Sleeve, Short Sleeve, Elbow Length Sleeve, and Long sleeve. The sleeves all feature a sweet little puff for a vintage flare. Let’s take a closure look at those sleeve lengths options!
Elbow Length Sleeve
Some testers even added the flutter sleeve on top of another sleeve length! So cute!
Of course, a release wouldn’t be complete without a few hacks! Make sure to check out the Ainsley Hacks Blog Post for even more possibilities! Including a Knit Waistband Hack, Bib Hack, and all of the Knit Mix and Match Combination dresses.
Knit Waistband Hack
Knit Mix and Match Collection Combos