Step 1: Gather Materials
First we had to find a suitable fabric. Since it's a summer dress, we wanted it to be a light fabric that flows and moves with the body. Being on a low budget, we couldn't buy such new fabric so we decided to use a shower curtain that we had on hand. Yes...a shower curtain. A shower curtain? Yes...a shower curtain, really. We recommend this as an alternative to fabric if you can't afford to buy expensive fabric. We purchased a new shower curtain at GoodWill for a few dollars.
We then drafted the pattern using a measuring tape , paper, and a pencil.