DRESS No. 3 • Pattern
By 100 Acts Of Sewing, Dress No 3. is a paper sewing pattern.
Garment Details: Dress No. 3 is a caftan with a V-neck front and center seam. The sleeves and body are one piece and side vents add to the freedom of movement. It's perfect for lounging inside or pool-side. You will want to wear this everywhere.
Sizing: This is a multi-size pattern, including sizes XS-4XL. Dress length is 42 inches (107 cm) - 46 inches (117 cm) from shoulder.
Full bust measurement (your body size):
XS: 32 inches (81 cm); S: 35 inches (89 cm);
M: 38 inches (97 cm); L: 41 inches (104 cm);
XL: 44 inches (112 cm); 2X: 47 inches (119 cm);
3X: 50 inches (127 cm); 4X: 53 inches (135 cm)
Fabric Suggestions: Cotton lawn and voile, light-weight linen and natural fiber blend fabric (not suited to jersey or knits)
Fabric requirements: Using 45 inch width fabric (114 cm); XS: 2 5/8 yards (2.4 m); S - M: 2 3/4 yards (2.55 m); L: 3 yards (2.75 m); XL - 2X: 3 3/8 yards (3.1 m)
Using 60 inch width fabric (152 cm); 3X: 3 3/8 yards (3.1 m); 4X: 3.5 yards (3.2 m)
If desired, additional 1/2 yd (0.5m) or fat quarter of contrast fabric for bias tape or pockets.
Trims required: Matching thread and optional 3/4" (18mm) bias tape maker
Skill Level: Beginner skill level.
Seam allowances are included in the pattern.
Includes an instruction booklet that walks you through the steps, from tracing and cutting the pattern pieces, to making and sewing bias tape. The pattern is printed on bond paper, with eight nested sizes.
Photo credits: 100 Acts Of Sewing