This simple A-line wrap dress pattern by Thimbles and Acorns is based on a popular design from the 1960s. It is made with only one pattern piece and requires no buttons, zippers, or ties to keep it on. With only a handful of straight and curved seams to sew, beginning seamstresses will love how quickly and easily it comes together. One version has instructions for a 1960s styled mini-dress as well as a modern version with an asymmetrical hemline.
Recommended Fabrics: Dress and Lining in lightweight to medium weight woven fabric such as cotton, cotton blends, linen, or silk. Not suitable for knits.
Past Dress ~ 1/3 yard (1/3 m)
Past Dress Lining ~ 1/3 yard (1/3 m)
Present Dress ~ 1/3 yard (1/3 m)
Present Dress Lining ~ 1/2 yard (1/2 m)
Note: Fabric amounts are generous; most items can be cut from leftover pieces of fabric.
Thread. Present Dress ~ 2/3 yard 1-inch wide lace, 2/3 yard narrow trim.
Skill Level: Beginner
What You Get: One 21 page sewing pattern that you digitally download as a PDF file so you can start your project immediately! The PDF sewing pattern provides digitally drawn step-by-step illustrated instructions and full size pattern pieces. A PDF reader is required to view and print the files (example: Adobe Reader or Preview for MAC). The download link is received immediately after the transaction is complete. Print copies are NOT available.
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