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The Sheath Dress

The Sheath Dress is a gorgeously draped garment with a flattering round neckline, elasticated waist and an invisible zip at the back. Your options are endless; make this dress with short or mid length sleeves, with inner pockets or without.

New to sewing? No worries! With minimal pieces to cut out and the option to create a looser fit without the elastic waist, this is a dress you’ll love to wear year-round. 

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 Needed

Fabric (at least 128cm wide), thread, 40cm/16" invisible zip, 1 metre elastic (max 25mm wide).

What's included

  • Pattern printed on high quality pattern paper
  • Beautiful step by step instruction booklet
  • Guide on taking your measurements
  • Fabric and Sewing basics help card
  • Sewing Terms Demystified card
  • Checklist card to ensure you have covered everything before starting your project
  • All of this is encased in a big, beautiful re-closeable envelope!

Don't want to wait for the postman? The Sheath Dress is available in a digital version.

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 Sheath Dress tutorial - https://theavidseamstress.com/portfolio/the-sheath-dress/





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