The Shift Dress, The Avid Seamstress Sewing Pattern
The Shift Dress creates an elegant silhouette that’s modern, sophisticated and versatile. Perfect for weddings, parties or a even a full day at work, this dress will create an effortlessly chic look.
The Shift Dress has a fitted bodice, fitted sleeves and pencil skirt with a panel at the bottom of the front skirt. The back of the skirt has flattering waist pleats, a kick pleat at the bottom with the back bodice finished with an invisible zip. Pattern includes optional inner pockets.
Sizing: UK 6-22
Skill Level: Intermediate
Suggested Fabrics: Lightweight to medium weight fabrics - wovens, chambray, crepes, silk, viscose & cottons.
Fabric, thread, 41cm/16" invisible zipper
What's included in The Avid Seamstress printed patterns:
- 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!
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