Any light/medium weight woven fabric.
Use rayon, viscose or crepe for a very floaty dress or for a more formal version, you could use a satin/silk material. Another option is cotton lawn for a breathable summer dress that will be a bit easier to sew up than the drapey fabrics but still give you nice movement in the skirt.
|Fabric requirements for 1.4m (55″) wide fabric:|
|Size||Knee Length||Maxi Length|
|Ava – Cara||2.5m
|Dee – Gia||2.8m
– 40cm (16″) invisible (concealed) zip
High Bust: 31″ – 43″ (approx. UK 6 – 18)
Use your High Bust to get the best fit across your neckline and shoulders.
To get your High Bust measurement, measure around your body, directly under your underarms.
Fitting tips for larger busts/cup sizes: You would then do a Full Bust Adjustment (FBA) only if your full bust measurement is in a higher size category to your high bust.
You’ve sewn a top or two and want to learn a few new techniques.
Guides you through making french seams, inserting an invisible / concealed zipper, and the burrito method.
- Printed pattern pieces
- Pattern instructions
Please note: You will receive the paper copy of this pattern through the post, however, if you would prefer a digital copy click here to buy the PDF version.
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