The Gathered Dress, The Avid Seamstress Sewing Pattern
If you're looking for a casual dress that you can live in any day of the week and feel good wearing, then The Gathered Dress is perfect for you.
The Gathered Dress has been created with the modern woman in mind. From the school run to the office, The Gathered Dress will help you to feel stylishly smart yet comfortable.
It has a modern raglan sleeve and a charming gathered waist at the back - an interesting and different style line, and ideal for days when you don't feel like wearing fitted clothes.
Other features include a slim front silhouette, invisible zip, two different sleeve lengths and a dart at the shoulder to create an amazing finish. It's an ideal pattern for beginners as well as intermediates that want a quick, easy sew.
Sizing: UK 6 - 22
Skill Level: Beginner - Intermediate
Suggested Fabrics: Lightweight to medium weight fabrics - wovens, denim, chambray, crepe, silk, viscose & cotton.
Supplies Needed: Fabric, thread, 56cm/22" invisible zipper, 1mt 5mm elastic for gathering, 0.25m iron on interfacing
What's included in The Avid Seamstress printed patterns:
- Pattern printed on high quality pattern paper
- Beautifulهتstep by step instruction booklet
- Guide on taking your measurements
- Fabric and Sewing basics help card
- Sewing Terms Demystified card
- Checklist card to ensure you have covered everything before starting your project
- All of this is encased in a big, beautiful re-closeable envelope!
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