This fully lined dress can also be made as a tunic, with two different styles for each length. All views include built-in cap sleeves, Empire-waist elastic casing, and keyhole-with-button opening at back. Views A and C feature a ribbon bow detail at the front casing; Views B and D include a contrasting neck facing with V notch.
Each of our patterns calls on a unique set of sewing skills. Haven't ever done one of these things before? Don't worry. We'll walk you through it, step by step.
After successfully sewing this pattern, you will have developed the following skills: curved seams and external facing.
Dress/Tunic: Light- to medium-weight woven fabrics like quilting cotton, shirting, poplin, broadcloth, lawn, voile, and linen. Lining: Lightweight cottons like voile, lawn, or batiste.
Coordinating thread, one 3/8" or 1/2" button, 1 yard of 1/2"-wide elastic, a scrap of lightweight fusible interfacing, 18" of 1/2"-wide ribbon (Views A and C).