Tilly and the Buttons, Seren Dress
This flirty button-down dress is perfect for picnics in the park or cocktails under the stars. Choose from a pretty neckline flounce or tie-front bodice, with knee-length or midi hemline. Seren has bust darts, wide shoulder straps, a separate waistband for a flattering fit, flowing into a seventies-inspired A-line skirt. Just add espadrilles and a sunhat!
Seren includes jargon-busting instructions, helpful sewing tips, and colour photos showing you each step – making it easy for you to create gorgeous clothes you can be proud to say you made yourself.
All sizes are included in this pattern.
SKILL LEVEL - Improvers
FABRIC SUGGESTIONS - Light- to medium-weight woven fabrics such as cotton lawn, chambray, shirting, seersucker, broderie anglaise, linen, viscose (rayon), crêpe de chine. If you’re making the flounce, choose a drapey fabric to keep it soft and flowy.
- Fabric - 2.5m x 150cm wide [0.2m less without flounce] (fabric must be at least 130cm wide for knee-length version, 150cm wide for midi-length version)
- 0.8m interfacing (similar weight to your fabric)
- 12-18mm wide buttons – 14 for knee-length version or 15 for midi-length version
Photo credits: Tilly and the Buttons