Groovy Jersey Dress
Added Jan 23, 2012
An easy to make jersey dress with a draped body. Comfy, easy to wear and pretty flattering too I think. I know that I’ll get loads of wear out of this. I made it from plain 2 way stretch cotton jersey. Makes a nice change from the woven prints that I normally sew.
I lengthened the body a couple of centimeters as I like to wear the waist a bit low. My neck facing also turned into a neck band but I like it. Think it would be easiest just to turn the neck under and stitch with a double needle like you do for the sleeves.
As you can see from the one of the pictures the arm holes are quite big. The cut of the drapey effect leads to this. It doesn’t bother me personally but you might consider it if you are thinking of making this pattern. IT was the 1st time I used a double needle on knits. Really pleased with it, very easy, stretchy and it makes it look quite professional (I think!).
Think I could wear it for winter too with a polo neck and long boots.
Based on no. 105 Jersey Dress in Burda Style MAg 05/2010
Grey 2 way stretch cotton jersey.