A pull on dress, the Stitchbird styles a cross over pleat at the back and small centre front pleat to provide interest and style. With both V neck and round neck options and a little more designer detail than the Tui Dress, it is still an easy sew.
Beautifully cool in 100% cotton or linen the dress is professionally finished with a simple neck facing.
- Cross over pleat at centre back
- Simple vertical pleat at centre front
- In seam side pockets
- Loose fitting and designed to sit just above the knee
- Sizes NZ/AU 6-22 | US 2-18
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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 mid weight woven fabrics will suit this dress, however we highly recommend linen, cotton and linen/cotton blends that press well to highlight the pleat feature at the back.
Confident beginner ready for the next step. Easy Intermediate (3/5). No closures (zips or buttons). Skill learnt: Creating simple pleats.
SIZE & FITTING
Model wears size 10 (NZ/AU) and is 171 cm tall
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=2 | PAH=23
Medium - (NZ/AU/UK 10-12-14-16 | US 6-8-10-12) Pages AO=2 | PAH=24
Large - (NZ/AU/UK 14-16-18-20 | US 10-12-14-16) Pages AO=2 | PAH=28
X-Large - (NZ/AU/UK 16-18-20-22 | US 12-14-16-18) Pages AO=2 | PAH=28
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:
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.