Added Jul 12, 2011
Simple sleeveless A-line shift dress with bust darts and a detailed scallop shaped circle collar.
Sizing: I made this pattern to fit my size (bust 83cm; waist 67cm; hips 90cm), which is usually a BurdaStyle size 36. The finished dress laid flat will be about: bust 86cm, waist 90cm, hips 100cm and length from shoulder 90cm.
About enlargement: I am by no means a profess-sional, but only self taught. Anyway, I think enlarging this shift dress should be quite simple by adding extra at the side seams.
Materials: middle weight fabrics, which are a little stiff (I used dupion silk for mine); depending on fabric width about 1.2m should be enough; some light-weight fabric for cutting 30 circles (collar); some fusible interfacing for the armhole facing and the scallop shaped circle collar
Printing: I used A4 sized paper for this pattern, but it should work with smaller ones, too. Set your printer on ‘no scaling’ or rather ‘100%’. I have also added a little test square, which should be 10 × 10 cm. Tape pattern and cut it.
Cutting: There is no seam allowance included. I would recommend adding 1.5cm seam allowance.
1 Front piece (1x on fold)
2 Back piece (2x)
3 Front Facing (for armhole) (2x)
4 Back Facing (for armhole) (2x)
5 Circle (for collar) (30x)
6 Neck Binding 4 cm x 85 cm (no pattern) (1x)
by Brooke Price
by Kathy Lamont
by Kathy Lamont
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