Fernbird Dress & Top
Fernbird Dress & Top
Fernbird Dress & Top
Fernbird Dress & Top
Frill dress sewing pattern large sizes
Fernbird Dress & Top
Fernbird Dress & Top
Fernbird Dress & Top
Fernbird Dress & Top
Fernbird Dress & Top
Fernbird Dress & Top
Fernbird Dress & Top
Fernbird dress printable sewing pattern for women
Fernbird Dress & Top
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Fernbird Dress & Top

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A pull on dress or top, the Fernbird is feminine, fun and easy to wear. With bust darts and "grown on" sleeves, the key design features are the deep double frills and scooped rear hem. This is a throw-on-and-look-glam-in-a-second dress, so easily worn with sneakers or heels. 

SUMMER - Beautifully cool in rayon/viscose the dress and top is professionally finished with a simple neck facing.

WINTER - Mid weight knits and woven blended wool suitings. This dress will work with almost any fabric, although it's a good idea to keep drape in mind. We recommend you use a light weight fabric for your winter frills (like contrasting rayon, cotton, chiffons & crepes).

PATTERN FEATURES:

  • Deep double frill (fold under so no frill hem)
  • Scooped rear hem line (dress only) for dramatic effect and emphasized design.
  • V Neck and round neck options
  • Loose fitting and designed to sit mid knee (front) and mid calf (rear) - but easily adjustable
  • Sizes NZ/AU 6-22

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FABRIC

Please refer to the FABRIC REQUIREMENT CHART as one of the last images on this product listing. You can magnify this image if viewing it on a mobile phone whilst in a fabric store.

Light to mid weight fabrics with a good drape. 
We highly recommended rayon/viscose for this pattern, but tencel, silk, cotton/silk and cotton/poly blends. Have fun contrasting the dress body with the frill fabric. We even had a play with a light weight cotton/metal fabric in  contrasting frill which looks great.

DIFFICULTY

Confident beginner ready for the next step. Easy Intermediate (2/5). No closures (zips or buttons). Skill learnt: Gathering frills.

SIZE & FITTING

Each purchase comes with 4 sizes (please refer to the last image for size chart and international size comparisons):

Small - (NZ/AU/UK 6-8-10-12  | US 2-4-6-8)                Pages = 26
Medium - (NZ/AU/UK 10-12-14-16  | US 6-8-10-12)    Pages =27
Large - (NZ/AU/UK 14-16-18-20  | US 10-12-14-16)    Pages =27
X-Large - (NZ/AU/UK 16-18-20-22  | US 14-16-18)      Pages =27

WHAT DO I GET WITH MY PURCHASE?

Please note you are purchasing a digital pattern that will be sent directly to your email inbox after payment. You can print this pattern at home on A4 or US letter-sized paper or take it to a print shop for large scale printing (AO size). *You will not receive a hard copy printed pattern.*

Instant download available immediately after checkout includes:

1. Instructions

2. PAH Pattern file (PAH=Print at home)
For printing in A4 or US Letter on a home printer. Printing at home is the most cost-effective, and sticking your pattern tiles together to make your full size pattern is easy. Further information for printing at home can be found in our Resources section here. 

3. AO Pattern file
AO is a large scale file designed to be printed at a Print Copy Shop. You cannot print this on your home printer as it is too big. If you choose to use this large file you will pay extra to have it printed but you do not have to stick anything together.

You can use the ADOBE LAYERS FEATURE to open the PAH pattern file and print only the size you need (and eliminate the "noise" of the unwanted sizes). You can also use the URL and bookmark links within the file to quickly access information and support. Download Adobe Reader for free (for Windows and Mac) here.

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12/29/2021
Annaliese E.
New Zealand New Zealand

Fern bird Top

Easy to follow pattern for a new sewist like me. I graded the sleeve to the next size up as I thought that it would be too narrow, was a perfect result! I have also made the Sidewinder pants and that pattern was easy to follow as well.

R
12/06/2021
Rochelle
New Zealand New Zealand

Fern bird dress

Best dress pattern I have and dresses look fantastic. Knocked 2 dresses out in 1 day

WM
11/22/2021
Wendy M.
Australia Australia

Fernbird Dress

love the pattern, instructions are clear, will buy again

AF
11/12/2021
Alison F.
New Zealand New Zealand

Fernbird Dress & Top

Great! Lovely dress. Easy to understand instructions and to sew. Did the dress in cotton but now looking at doing a top in a jersey type material

SB
10/07/2021
Sharron B.
New Zealand New Zealand

Fernbird dress and top

I really liked the pattern, I made a top and dress they both fit very well, and I'm very happy with the pattern.

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