When Peppermint Sewing School released their Playsuit pattern I instantly knew I wanted to use it to make a dress. I have made similar dresses in the past but I love trying out new patterns (especially when they are free) and this one (designed by In The Folds) does not disappoint!

I’ve been having a little bit of a linen moment lately so made this up in some Purple Linen from The Fabric Store Online. For me, linen is a little harder to cut because it moves and stretches but luckily, I had some free time at school and was able to use the cutting table in the home ec room.

Peppermint Playsuit Dress Hack DIY Daisy

All I did was fold the crotch part of the pattern in to make a straight center seam which I think added a cool detail. I also lengthened the pattern so that the finished dress would hit below my knees and just above my ankles which is my fav length. I did have to go down a few sizes to make the fit less gapey around the top part but the finished result is something I know I’ll get a lot of wear out of as the weather warms up. Im a big fan of sack style dresses and the cute tie details just make it even better.

Tie Peppermint Playsuit Dress Hack DIY Daisy

If you haven’t tried out any of the free patterns from Peppermint Sewing School I really recommend checking it out. The instructions are great and the styles are super cute and trendy. Im definitely a fan!

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