To make a dress, I used the waistline as a guide to cut the fabric. Then I cut some ribbing the length I wanted. It’s pretty simple!
There are so many variations you can do. You could have the ribbing at the hips, waist, or empire line (think maternity!). You can add circle skirts, maxi skirts, pencil skirts, etc.
Here’s some tips for sewing knit fabric.