The Avid Seamstress- The Shift Dress

The Avid Seamstress- The Shift Dress


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    The Shift Dress creates an elegant silhouette that’s modern, sophisticated and versatile. Perfect for weddings, parties or a compliment full day at work, this dress will create an effortlessly chic look.

    The Shift Dress has a fitted bodice, fitted sleeves and pencil skirt with a panel at the bottom of the front skirt. The back of the skirt has flattering waist pleats, a kick pleat at the bottom with the back bodice finished with an invisible zip. Pattern includes optional inner pockets.

    Pattern sizes – UK 6 – UK 22

    Skill level – Intermediate

    Suggested Fabrics

    Lightweight to medium weight fabrics – wovens, chambray, crepes, silk, viscose & cottons.

    The Avid Seamstress Sewing Patterns

    Hello. We’re The Avid Seamstress, a London-based sewing pattern company dedicated to helping modern women enjoy sewing and making themselves look great.

    The Avid Seamstress produces versatile & multi-functional sewing patterns to bring together a community of women that empower and inspire each other through sewing.

    Aimed at beginner to intermediate dressmakers, we give users the freedom to create easy casual outfits or more formal garments just by changing their fabric choice. We also support customers on their sewing journey by offering blog tutorials and online help.

    The Avid Seamstress sewing patterns are printed on high-quality pattern paper and include a step-by-step instruction booklet. What’s more, we include helpful cards showing users how to take their own measurements, an easy explanation of common sewing terms as well as a useful sewing checklist. All of this is encased in a beautiful, big recloseable envelope.

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    • Please note that returns outside of the UK will not have postage refunded unless the fault is ours


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