Frida dress or top is suitable for beginners with some previous sewing experience, a really enjoyable project involving skills such as gathering, attaching a facing, inserting a loop or tie fastening, elastic and pockets. The pattern includes a step by step illustrated instruction booklet and templates on sturdy paper.
Frida dress and maxi dress has two frill tiers (depending on which length you select), side pockets, a keyhole neck opening with either ties or loop and button fastening, three quarter length gathered elasticated sleeves or short turned back cuff sleeves. You can mix and match to suit you. This is a lovely fun project to make a relaxed, everyday dress.
This is a pattern to make a very stylish dress, maxi dress or top, all in one pattern sized from 8-22.
Suitable for fabrics such as cotton (African fabrics are perfect), voile, viscose, denim chambray or in winter even needlecord. It could also be made in a single weight stretch jersey.
Please see the tab FIND YOUR SIZE for fabric requirements.
You will also need:
- 30cm of medium weight fusible interfacing
- 50cm of elastic 10mm wide for the dress version.
- 1 x 10-20mm button for the top version
Ability: Easy / Confident Beginner