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)
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.