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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.
All downloads now include both Print-at-home and AO Copy Shop PDFs.
- 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
>SKILL LEVEL: Confident beginner ready for the next step. Easy Intermediate (3/5). No closures (zips or buttons). Skill learnt: Creating simple pleats.
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.
>SIZE & PURCHASING OPTIONS:
Model wears size 10 (NZ/AU) and is 171 cm tall
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.*
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.
>INSTANT DOWNLOAD available immediately after checkout includes 3 PDF files:
1. Clear, detailed instructions with diagrams and photos
2. Print at home pattern tiles (printable in A4 or US Letter)
3. AO Copy shop file if you wish to print on large scale paper at your local print shop
>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.
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