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Nikau Dress

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 This open neck sleeveless dress is a versatile summer staple with 3 style options.  Choose from a unique wide double wrap belt or standard tie belt option - or simply leave unbelted for a more casual and relaxed fit. The collar can be worn folded or standing providing alternative looks.

Beautifully cool in 100% cotton or linen the dress is professionally finished with a simple front facing.

This dress will take you from the beach to the board room.
All downloads now include both Print-at-home and AO Copy Shop PDFs.


  • In seam side pockets
  • Easy sew combined neck and armhole facing for a professional looking finish
  • 3 Style options with belt alternatives (Wide double wrap belt, Simple tie belt and no belt)
  • Watch the Video on how to tie the Double Wrap Belt
  • Collar can be worn folded open or standing
  • Sizes XS-2XL (NZ/AU 8-18)

>DIFFICULTY LEVEL:  Confident beginner ready for the next step. Easy Intermediate (3/5).

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.

Model wears size 10 (S) and is 171 cm tall

The PDF pattern is available in sizes 8-18 (XS - 2XL). Purchase your size
All downloads now include both Print-at-home and AO Copy Shop PDFs.

 >INSTANT DOWNLOAD available immediately after checkout.

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Watch the Video Tutorial on how to sew a combined neck and armhole facing


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