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
|Ivy – Jane||3.9m
|Kay – Mia||3.9m
40cm (16″) invisible (concealed) zip
High Bust: 31″ – 55″ (approx. UK 6 – 30)
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 the burrito method, invisible side zip, and french seams.
- A4 (print at home) PDF – 36 pages
- US Letter (print at home) PDF – 35 pages
- A0 (copy shop) PDF – 2 pages
- Pattern Instructions PDF
As soon as you’ve purchased the PDF pattern you will receive an email with the link to your PDFs and the instructions.
Please note: You will not receive any paper materials with this option, however, if you would prefer a physical copy click here to view the paper version.
First of all, for print at home options, print only page 1 and check the box measures 10cm x 10cm. When you print the pattern, print at 100% (make sure it isn’t scaling). If this measurement is correct you can print the remaining pages. Assemble by cutting along the dotted lines & tape the pages together.