A feminine tank and dress perfect for summer, the Egret is a quick easy sew. Similar in style and construction to the Heron dress & Heron Shirt, the Egret is a gathered high neck but is sleeveless (rather than a raglan sleeve).
- Easy sew high gathered neck
- Tank or Dress style options
- Optional waist belt (wear with sewn fabric tie or alternate buckle belt)
- Sleeve edge finished with bias tape or facing.
- Sizes XS-4XL (UK10-24 NZ/AU 8-22)
>DIFFICULTY LEVEL: Confident beginner ready for the next step. Easy Intermediate (4/10).
WOVEN fabrics : Most light to mid weight woven fabrics will suit this dress.
We recommend rayon, light-mid weight linen, cotton and cotton blends, crepes and cotton/silk blends for summer.
Sample images (in order of appearance)-
Model wears size S(10) and is 171 cm tall
DRESS (Slate grey) is a polyester chiffon with store bought bias armhole finish.
TANK (Blue)-100% silk chiffon (ex scarf). Whilst silk crepe is recommended this was sewn from silk chiffon which is potentially too delicate for repeat wears. Silk crepe is preferable. Armholes finished in hand made bias.
TANK (Orange floral-100% cotton (an upcycled sheet). Very easy to sew. Armholes finished with facing.
DRESS (Floral) is polyester crepe with armhole facings.
The PDF pattern is available in sizes XS - 4XL with 2 different purchasing options:
Print-at-home (on A4 or letter paper). Each PDF file contains 3 different pattern sizes. Choose the size that best fits you and receive one size larger and one smaller as well. Refer the Size Chart for help if you need. This allows you to grade between sizes if necessary.
CopyShop(AO size)+Print-at-home (All sizes with the option to either print at home in A4 or Letter or print on 2 x AO sized sheets at your local printer.
** Please select the "AllSizes+AO" Size**
>INSTANT DOWNLOAD available immediately after checkout.
>Use the ADOBE LAYERS FEATURE to open the PDF 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.
>Watch StitchyBeeUK's REVIEW of the Egret on her YouTube channel here
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