The perfect summer dress in soft cottons & fine linens for balmy warm days. Or sew in medium weight wool, cord or drill fabrics for a warmer winter look. Line with fine wool suiting if you’d like added warmth. The perfect dress for school or the weekend. This is truly a dress pattern for all seasons.
Fabric & Notions
Fabric Suggestions - Main fabric: Summer version of dress - lightweight woven fabrics like organic cotton, linen, silk, rayon, polyester, japanese lawn. Winter version of dress- medium weight cotton drill, cord, velvet, wool suiting.
Lining: a lightweight fabric in the colour of your choice. Keep in mind if your main fabric is a light colour or slightly see through, you’ll probably want to keep to a light colour plain fabric or subtle print.
Fabric Required - Main fabric 115cm/45in: 3-5yrs 80cm/32in, 6-8yrs 95cm/38in, 9-12yrs 160cm/63in.
Main fabric 150cm/60in: 3-5yrs 75cm/30in, 6-8yrs 90cm/36in, 9-12yrs 110cm/44in.
Lining 115cm/45in & 150cm/60in: 3-5yrs 35cm(14in), 6-8yrs 35cm(14in), 9-12yrs 40cm(16in).
Notions: Invisible zipper: 25cm. Thread: Colour of your choice, contrasting or matching your fabric.
Pattern Skill Level
Beginner Sewer: This is quite a straight forward dress with the most challenging part being the inserting of the invisible zipper. The instructions clearly take you through the steps to do this.
Sizes: 3-12yrs. Purchase of pattern includes all sizes. View our size guide here for choosing which size pattern to sew.
Paper Requirements for Printing
Instructions: 18 sheets
Pattern: 26 sheets.
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