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Tui Dress

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The Tui Dress PDF sewing pattern creates a simple, versatile, easy to sew cocoon style dress.  It is designed with optional internal pockets & tapered hemline.  The design is loose fitting, flattering & comfortable to wear. Perfect for those super hot days when you need something cool and loose. Dress it up with heels, or par it down with sneakers for the weekend.  The loose fit accommodates a range of figures.

The Tui dress looks and feels great in linens and cottons. Using plain or patterned fabric this dress pattern is extremely versatile. 

STYLE OPTIONS:
There are 2 styles and 2 options (with and without sleeves)
STYLE A | Block contrast dress (Round or V Neck option)
STYLE B | Single Fabric dress (Round or V Neck option)

This is a perfect dress for beginners or those that want to have a dress done and dusted in a few hours.  

PATTERN FEATURES:

  • Easy wear cocoon shape designed to sit just above the knee
  • In seam side pockets
  • Optional colour block (2 fabrics) or single fabric
  • Option of round or V neck
  • Neck facing for a professional (and easy) finish
  • Loose fit 
  • Sizes NZ/AU 6-24 | US 2- 20

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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.

WOVEN fabrics : Most light to mid weight woven fabrics will suit this dress.
Linen, cotton and linen/cotton blends are highly recommended for this pattern.

*Please also note that all (new) fabric should be pre-washed in case of shrinkage. Some fabrics will not shrink but 100% cotton,linen and rayon are almost guaranteed to shrink. It doesn't hurt to be safe and remove any dodgy chemical build up that may have occurred during printing anyway.

DIFFICULTY

(2/5) This is a perfect beginner pattern or first dress. No closures (zips or buttons). Skill learnt: In seam pockets and neck facings.

SIZE & FITTING

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

Small - (NZ/AU/UK 6-8-10-12  | US 2-4-6-8)                    Pages AO=1 | PAH=19
Medium - NZ/AU/UK 10-12-14-16  | US 6-8-10-12)          Pages AO=1 | PAH=19
Large - (NZ/AU/UK 14-16-18-20  | US 10-12-14-16)         Pages AO=1 | PAH=20
X-Large - (NZ/AU/UK 16-18-20-22  | US 12-14-16-18)     Pages AO=1 | PAH=22

This is a loose fitting garment. If you prefer it to be a little less "roomy" or you are "in between" sizes then we suggest you err on the smaller size. 

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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    KM
    07/10/2022
    Kathleen M.
    United States United States

    The perfect summer dress

    I moved to Spokane from Seattle. We have a good hot summer. Watching what other women wear, I knew I needed something loose to keep cool. I can accesorize it up or down. Can't wait to make it in many different fabrics. It's going to be a staple. Thank you so much!

    DV
    06/24/2022
    Danielle V.
    Canada Canada

    Bonjour j’aimerais que la communication soit aussi en français svp.

    J’aime bien ce patron, mais j’ai dû m’adapter à la façon de faire. Je croyais que je recevrais le patron par la poste.

    07/07/2022

    The Sewing Revival

    Hello Danielle, I am glad you like this pattern. All our patterns are only produced in English and we do our best to try and make it clear that you are purchasing a printable pattern. We do not sell or post paper patterns as we think there are many advantages of printable patterns, particularly when selling across borders (you save postage and carbon miles for one thing). Kindest regards, Janine

    KC
    05/19/2022
    Kay C.
    New Zealand New Zealand

    Tui Dress

    I love the pattern will publish photo when garment is finished

    IE
    05/16/2022
    Irene E.
    United Kingdom United Kingdom

    Lovely pattern

    Very smooth the pattern was very easy to print

    DW
    05/01/2022
    Dawn W.
    United States United States

    Great and easy pattern

    I love my dress, super cute and easy pattern to follow, thank you.

    CF
    04/10/2022
    Cindi F.
    New Zealand New Zealand

    Tui

    First time using PDF pattern. I enjoyed process and easy to print and assemble. Although used size for my measurement I think I would drop down a size next time, neck and s shoulders and sleeves too big. Added a band on bottom and sleeves (but cut most of the sleeve off as only wanted to elbow).

    EW
    02/08/2022
    Elizabeth W.
    Canada Canada

    Tui Dress

    First time buying a pattern online .... very happy with the results! Easy assembly of pattern, loved that we could focus on just my size. Started with the V neck, next is the round neck. Anxious for our Canadian summer to arrive I will have a few new dresses!!

    EN
    02/03/2022
    Elena N.
    New Zealand New Zealand

    Great. Have made one and onto second one.

    EB
    01/26/2022
    Elaine B.
    New Zealand New Zealand

    Pattern purchase etc.

    Great. Finally worked out how to get the pattern enlarged but it did cost quite a lot really - $18.00 from a local store here. Haven't made it yet but will do really soon.

    DT
    01/19/2022
    Debra T.
    New Zealand New Zealand

    I was surprised at how easy it was to print and set out the pattern. I would use y try hem again.

    BM
    01/10/2022
    Brigid M.
    New Zealand New Zealand

    Calico dreams

    Yet another very simple, beautifully cut pattern. I had a practice run in calico and haven't taken it off yet ...ok well yes ... to wash :). My intention is to make many. Love the pockets and the freedom. Perfect for this hot summer but i can see a cord or denim number heading my way for winter. Thanks Janine.. another winner

    LM
    11/08/2021
    Louiis M.
    New Zealand New Zealand

    Too complicated, if youre not computer savy.

    11/16/2021

    The Sewing Revival

    Hi Louiis, please remember we are here to help you in any way you need. We also have a range of online website tutorials to get you started if this is new to you. Please refer: https://thesewingrevival.com/blogs/getting-started or look under the RESOURCES section of the main menu for help with printing or any other specifics. We are also only an email away. Kind regards, Janine

    HP
    11/06/2021
    Helen P.
    United Kingdom United Kingdom

    Great service!

    I haven't used the pattern yet but am very impressed with the service. I ordered the wrong size and the team responded to my enquiry immediately, sending the right size. Really helpful.

    AW
    10/04/2021
    Andrea W.
    New Zealand New Zealand

    Tui Dress

    I haven’t used it yet, but I have the fabric and pattern all ready! I hope to get onto it soon.

    AM
    08/27/2021
    Alison M.
    New Zealand New Zealand

    Excellent pattern made it in chartreuse and navy

    The Sewing Revival Tui Dress Review
    08/27/2021

    The Sewing Revival

    Wow - it looks fantastic Alison. Thanks for adding the pic.

    DL
    08/22/2021
    Donna L.
    Australia Australia

    Excellent pattern!!

    I recently received my PDF pattern of the Tui dress and it looks amazing. Sadly, due to a snap lockdown I haven’t been able to get out and purchase fabric but it’s top of my list when we’re out. I can see myself making many of these!!

    KS
    08/04/2021
    Kay S.
    Canada Canada

    Love it!

    Great pattern, with easy to follow instructions. Will definitely be purchasing more patterns.

    MS
    06/10/2021
    Michelle S.
    United States United States

    Just what I wanted

    Nice quick sew with excellent instructions, I expect I’ll use this pattern a lot.

    LP
    06/04/2021
    Liza P.
    New Zealand New Zealand

    Love my dress!!!

    I have made 3 of the tui dresses already and I love them and get heaps of comments! I found the pattern instructions easy to follow as I am a beginner sewer but I managed quite easy. Can’t wait to purchase some more patterns

    SS
    05/14/2021
    Suzie S.
    Canada Canada

    TUI Dress review

    made this up right away with some knit that I ice dyed. I added a bottom band and arm bands. LOVE IT.

    The Sewing Revival Tui Dress Review
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