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Flora Dress - PDF sewing pattern

£ 9.00

Flora Dress - PDF sewing pattern


Sizing Chart

£ 9.00

*This pattern is only available as a PDF download for you to print and assemble at home, or take to your local copyshop to print intact (they will need to be able to print on paper that is at least 841mm wide, and from a continuous roll)For help with the downloading, printing and assembling process, please see this post*

THE DRESS

Fundamentally feminine and universally flattering with her cinched waist and voluminous pleated straight or dipped hem circle skirt, Flora is the definitive party dress. Choose from two entirely different bodice variations: a classic sleeveless faux-wrap style or the more demure tank bodice, with her high square neckline and simple shoulder straps.

Multi-sized sewing pattern from UK 6 / US 2 up to UK 20 / US 16

The world of fabrics is your oyster with the Flora Dress! Pretty much all wovens will work a treat (and even some stable knits such as ponte and double knit), especially: cotton lawn and quilting cottons, cotton voile, cotton poplin, cotton twill, seersucker, upholstery cottons, cotton silk, brocade, jacquard, taffeta, dupion silk, silk satin, silk crepe, silk habotai, wool crepe, wool tweed, eyelet lace, embroidered tulle, rayon etc.

VARIATION 1
60" / 1.5m
All sizes need 3m / 3.1yds
Lining 60" / 1.5m All sizes need 1.1m / 1.2yds
Lining 45" / 1.15m All sizes need 1.1m / 1.2yds
VARIATION 2
60" / 1.5m
All sizes need 2.5m / 2.75yds
Lining 60" / 1.5m All sizes need 0.5m / 0.55yds
Lining 45" / 1.15m All sizes need 0.5m / 0.55yds
  • Your fabric
  • Pins
  • Tape measure
  • Pinking shears (optional)
  • Hand sewing needle
  • Matching thread
  • Dress makers shears
  • Tracing paper (optional)
  • 22" invisible zipper
  • Invisible zipper foot
  • Hook & eye
Size US/UK
2/6 4/8  6/10 8/12  10/14  12/16  14/18  16/20
Finished bust
32¼in
82¼cm
33¼in
84¼cm
34¼in
87¼cm
35¼in
89¾cm
37¼in
95cm
39¼in
100cm
42¼in
107½cm
45¼in
115¼cm
Finished waist
25¼in
64½cm
26¼in
67cm
27¼in
69¼cm
28¼in
72cm
30¼in
77cm
32¼in
82¼cm
35¼in
90cm
38¼in
97½cm
Finished hip
77in
195½cm
78in
198cm
79in
200½cm
80in
203cm
82in
208cm
84in
213cm
87in
220¾cm
90in
228½cm
Finished straight skirt length (VARIATION 1)
21½in
54½cm
21½in
54½cm
21½in
54½cm
21½in
54½cm
21½in
54½cm
21½in
54½cm
21½in
54½cm
21½in
54½cm
Finished skirt length front (VARIATION 2)
17½in
44½cm
17½in
44½cm
17½in
44½cm
17½in
44½cm
17½in
44½cm
17½in
44½cm
17½in
44½cm
17½in
44½cm
Finished skirt length back (VARIATION 2)
25½in
64¾cm
25½in
64¾cm
25½in
64¾cm
25½in
64¾cm
25½in
64¾cm
25½in
64¾cm
25½in
64¾cm
25½in
64¾cm