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The Day Dress Sewing Pattern

New print option You can now purchase an additional pattern sheet alongside your Avid Seamstress sewing pattern. This is a great option if you want to keep the original pattern sheet intact but are unsure of the fit and plan to make a toile or make multiple sizes of the pattern. With your order, you'll receive the original sewing pattern, plus the additional printed pattern sheet on high-quality 60gsm paper.  Select from the drop-down menu.

About The Day Dress

With a fitted bodice, gathered skirt and inner pockets, The Day Dress will be one of the prettiest dresses in your wardrobe.

With three ways of making the front bodice, your options are endless. All views have an invisible zip at the back. Have fun making this pattern out of a variety of fabrics.

View A has a seam at the centre front.
View B has buttons at the centre front.
View C has no seam at the centre front.

Our comprehensive instruction booklet will guide you through every step of making this pretty dress.

For inspiration, head to our Instagram Story Highlights and view our sewing patterns made up by our community of Avid Seamstresses.

UK sizes 8-18

Skill level - Intermediate

Suggested Fabrics

Lightweight to medium weight fabrics are perfect for this pretty dress. Not suitable for stripes, diagonals or plaids.  Always allow extra fabric to match one way designs.

Supplies

  • View A & C - Fabric, thread, 56cm/22" invisible zipper, 1m elastic (6mm wide).
  • View B - Fabric, thread, 56cm/22" invisible zipper, 1m elastic (6mm wide), x6 1.5cm buttons, buttonhole presser foot, 0.50m iron on interfacing.
You'll receive
  • Sewing pattern sheet printed on high-quality 60gsm pattern paper (irons/pins beautifully) 
  • Step-by-step instruction booklet
  • Guide to taking accurate measurements 
  • Checklist card to ensure you have covered everything before starting your project
  • All encased in a re-closable envelope

The Day Dress includes step-by-step drawn instructions. Here are some examples of our sewing pattern instruction books.

the avid seamstress sewing patterns

    Don't want to wait for the postman? The Day Dress is available in a digital version (you will be redirected to this product in our Etsy shop).

    Online tutorial & support

    Enjoy our extensive tutorials. We'll show you tips and tricks and you will be a sewing goddess in no time!

    The Day Dress Tutorial - https://theavidseamstress.com/portfolio/the-day-dress/





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