The Avid Seamstress – The Sun Dress Sewing Pattern

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The Avid Seamstress – The Sun Dress Sewing Pattern

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  • UK sizes 6-22
  • Intermediate

The Avid Seamstress – The Sun Dress Sewing Pattern

The Sun Dress Sewing Pattern makes a beautiful dress that is perfect for all year round.   It looks great in the warmer months when you need a dress that‘s smart enough for the office yet stylish enough for weekend brunch. Throw a casual jacket or cardigan over the dress when the weather is cooler.

Team it with some luxury fabric and you‘ll also have your go-to formal dress for a range of occasions from wedding guest to evening events.

The Sun Dress sewing pattern features a fitted bodice with a square neckline, wide modern straps and a button-down front. The bodice has a front side dart and the back a waist dart. A pleated skirt with pockets offers a fun, flattering silhouette as well as comfort and practicality for your day-to-day activities.

The wide skirt hem finishes the look. The dress is fastened by a concealed zipper at the back.

Pattern sizes – UK 6 – UK 22

Skill level – Intermediate

Suggested Fabrics

The Sun Dress is suitable for light to medium-weight fabrics such as cotton, chambray and linen. Consider making The Sun Dress in light-weight striped linen for a classic take on the French Riviera style.

Supplies Needed

Fabric, thread, 41cm/16″ invisible zipper, four 2cm buttons, 25cm/20″ iron on interfacing

Fabric needed

112cm / 44″ wide

UK6 – UK12 = 2.4m
UK14 – UK20 – 2.5m

* Size UK22 needs to be fitted onto 114cm / 45″ wide fabric and would require 2.5mts

145cm / 57″ wide

UK6 – UK12 – 2mts
UK14 – UK22 – 2.4mts

What’s included

Pattern printed on high-quality pattern paper
Beautiful step by step instruction booklet
Guide to 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 encased in a big beautiful re-closable envelope

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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