The Portrait dress is a relaxed fit one-piece dress with lots of sleeve options. It is perfect for the cooler months or for a little extra shoulder protection from the sun.
The designer, Boo! Designs, has made this pattern with lots of options as follows:-
Two lengths – dress or top.
Four styles of sleeve, with various finishing options – regular sleeve, bishop sleeve, circle sleeve, mini sleeve, and a ruffle add-on.
The designer rates this project as suitable for an adventurous beginner sewer, someone who has nailed a few easy projects and is ready for something a little more challenging.
When making these dresses the designer suggests you use stretch/knit fabric like Polyester Spandex, Nylon Spandex, Cotton Lycra, French Terry, European Sweat, Stretch Rayon, Bamboo Lycra with 50-75% stretch factor, and 4-way stretch.
The Portrait Dress sewing pattern comes in FIFTEEN sizes, as follows:-
The pdf sewing pattern is a fully illustrated tutorial. There are A4/Letter size tiled pattern pieces (for at-home printing) with layers option and A0 size large format pattern pieces for print shop printing.
If you would like to download the pattern you can click on the blue button below.
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