THE HUGHES DRESS • Pattern
By FRIDAY PATTERN CO, the Hughes Dress is a paper sewing pattern.
Garment Details: The Hughes is the perfect everyday dress. It features Viennese seams, gathered sleeves, and a gorgeous scoop neckline. The bodice is lined and the skirt has an a-line sweep. It buttons up the front and has an adjustable lace-up tie in the back. The tie can be cinched in or loosened depending on the desired fit. The Hughes Dress is designed to be a timeless style with beautiful construction details that can be treasured for generations.
Sizing: This is a multi-size pattern, including sizes XS - 7X (32”/81cm -60”/152cm chest). Bust sizes A/B and C/D included in pattern.
Sizing can be found here and for finished garment measurements scan the code on the back cover image, this will take you to Friday Pattern Co.'s website.
The model in the solid rust colored version is wearing a size small, A/B cup size, with no modifications. She is 5'6" tall (168cm).
The model in the red floral version is wearing a size 4X, C/D cup, with no modifications. She is 6' tall (183cm).
Fabric requirements: Fabric requirements can be found here.
Fabric Suggestions: The Hughes Dress is designed for woven fabrics. You will get a different look depending on the fabric you select. A drapey rayon or silk will give a more elegant dressy look, while a more sturdy fabric like a linen will give you a gorgeous everyday dress. We encourage you to be creative and daring with fabric, any dress weight woven fabric is suitable.
Trims required: Matching thread, 1 yard lightweight fusible interfacing, marking tool, 11 x 1/2"-1" [1.3-2.5 cm] buttons, small safety pin or tube turning tool & ruler
Skill Level: Suitable for an intermediate skill level. There is a sew along video that can be found by clicking here.
Seam allowances are included in the pattern.
The paper pattern is printed on tissue paper, comes packaged in an envelope and includes highly detailed fully illustrated instructions.
FRIDAY pattern co. donate 5% of proceeds go to charity. This pattern benefits he Trevor Project. Click here to learn more about their commitment to giving back.
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