The Sheath Dress 04/2012 #103B

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Intermediate
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34, 36, 38, 40, 42 See Sizing Chart
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Description

Sheath dress sewing pattern.

This gorgeous dress accentuates the figure in a sophisticated way. Our version is made with stretch jersey and a beautiful stretch lace fabric for the sleeves. What fabric will you use for your version?

Recommended Materials

Fine knit fabrics or lightweight wovens with widthwise stretch.

Amount of Fabrics

Stretch jersey, 160 cm (63 ins) wide: 1.20 m (1 3/8 yds) for all sizes.
Stretch lace, 130 cm (51 ins) wide: 0.80 m (7/8 yd).
Knit lining, 150 cm (59 ins) wide: 1.15 m (1 3/8 yds).
Vilene Bias Tape/stay tape.
1 invisible zip, 40 cm (16 ins) long, and a special presser foot.

Seam Allowance

This pattern doesn't include seam allowance

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    Apr 13, 2014, 10.45 AMby edwardsliza

    Does anyone have any ideas about whether you could make this dress with a non-stretch fabric? I want to make my friend a dress for her birthday but already have the (non-stretch) material for it. But this dress looks perfect! Would I give extra allowances somewhere to make up for it being non-stretch, or is this just a no-no? Apologies, I’m a complete novice. Thanks in advance for any advice.

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