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Clothkits Spot 1950s Tea Dress, Ladies Dressmaking Kit


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This is a paper pattern designed for us Clothkittens by vintage pattern making expert Maria Pulley. This stunning dress has a princess line bodice and half circle skirt with optional collar, either with peter pan corners or a sharper collar. The bodice sits higher than your natural waistline for a more flattering fit.

Choose from two Viyella fabrics as seen in the images, or choose any of our Liberty Tana Lawn fabrics. If you would like a Liberty print please make sure you write in the notes section which print you would like, the notes section will be when you checkout.

Included in the kit is the fabric and all the notions you need to whizz it up into a great 50s inspired tea dress. This is the pattern that we use in our hugely popular Vintage Dressmaking Workshops.

Kit includes a paper pattern and all you need to make this vintage dress - the thread, zip, interfacing and the all important instructions

Size: The pattern is for UK sizes 8 to 16. Please note that vintage patterns come up SMALL.

Fabric: Includes 3m of__Clothkits exclusive spot fabric, in a drapey and natural Viyella (wool and cotton blend). We recommend that you wash this fabric at 30 degrees, or less, due to the wool content.

Suitable For: Ideal intermediate sewing project, some sewing experience is suggested.



Delivery Charges

FREE delivery on all orders within the UK over £49!

Standard Delivery UK – £3.95

Express Delivery UK – £10.95

Next day delivery for orders placed before 1pm Monday – Thursday. Orders received on Friday before 1pm will arrive with you on Monday.  Orders placed over the weekend will be sent on Monday to arrive on Tuesday.  Please bear in mind that we do not open on Bank Holidays. This service is trackable, and will require a signature.

Europe – £7.25

Royal Mail International Standard Shipping – 5 – 14 working days depending on the location. For urgent European orders please contact us first. Not trackable.

Rest of the World

Small Parcels Less than 0.49kg £9 (approx 1 or 2 kits)
Medium Parcels 0.5 to 0.99kg £15
Large Parcels 1 to 1.99kg £30
Heavy Parcels 2kg + £65+

Royal Mail International Standard Shipping – 5 – 14 working days depending on the location. For urgent International orders please contact us first. Not trackable.

Please review to our International Sales Policy before placing an order.


If you are placing a large order and would like your package to have insurance, please contact us before ordering for a quote.  The cost will depend on the package and the location.

Sewing Machine Delivery

Sewing machine delivery is FREE within the UK, excluding Highlands and Islands.
The courier surcharge is approximately £25.
Unfortunately we do not ship sewing machines internationally.

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