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Multi-Sleeve Midi Dress, The Assembly Line Sewing Pattern


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A dress with a classic silhouette, a round neck, a concealed rear zip and inseam pockets. The magic occurs when you put on the sleeve of your preference. The pattern features a basic long sleeve, a puff long sleeve with button cuff and a 3/4 box pleat sleeve with a cuff as well as a sleeveless version.

Model wearing both the black and light grey dress is 170 cm tall and wearing a size S, model in the royal blue dress is 178 cm tall and wearing a lengthened size S and model in the dark navy dress is 165 cm tall and wearing a shortened XL. 

Suggested Fabrics: Light to medium light weight fabrics such as cotton, tencel, silk, lawn, linen, crepe de chine or wool crepe.

Fabric Requirements: 

Fabric needed for the basic long sleeve version:

140-150 cm fabric width XS 1.9 m / S 2.1 m / M 2.1 m / L 2.3 m / XL 2.7 m / 2XL 2.7 m / 3XL 2.7 m 

110-120 cm fabric width XS 2.5 m / S 2.6 m / M 2.7 m / L 2.9 m 

You will also need: 

  • Fusible interfacing
  • Concealed zipper, 60 cm
  • Thread 
  • For the puff sleeve: 4 sew-in-buttons, approx 1 cm.

Ability: Average

Sizing: This is a multi-size pattern, and comes in two size ranges.

The Multi-sleeve midi dress has a fitted top with an a-line skirt, but it is generous in size. To get the size right use your body measurements for both chest, waist and seat when choosing. 



  XS S M L XL  2XL 3XL
A. Chest (cm) 87 95 103 111 122 134 146
B. Waist (cm) 79  87 95 103 113 125 137
C. Seat (cm) 100 108 116 124 132 144 156
D. Full length (cm) 114 115 116 117 118 119 120
E. Bottom hem width (cm) 160 168 176 184 194 206 218
F. Bicep (cm) 35 37 39 42 45 49 53
G. Sleeve length for basic long sleeve (cm) 58 58 59 59 60 60 61



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