Flared Dress and Top Le 913
A sexy strapless dress for party nights or why not for ‘THE’ day of your life ! This fitted, elegant dress with strong and simple lines will enhance you no end. There is a bustier effect for the top half with under wiring and a full, long skirt for the bottom half, accentuated by two large pleats on the front.
With this pattern, you can simply make the bustier top or another more daytime version of it with more coverage, turtle-neck style. The latter can be chosen also for the dress version, depending on the look you are going for.
Recommended fabrics: Batik, Brocade, Chintz, Cotton, Crepe, Guipure lace, Jacquard, Ottoman, Duchess satin, Shantung, Wild silk, Tartan, Velvet, African Wax, Astrakhan, Alpaca, Cashmere, Denim, Tweed
Fabric requirements: 1.2m (top) - 2.7m (dress) @ 145cm wide.
Notions: 1 x 40cm (dress) or 60 cm (top) invisible zipper; 1-2 m length of folded bias 14 mm width; Interfacing: facing, front top side, back top side, cup front side and collar (top version); 4 m length of seam tape interfacing10 mm width; 2 under wires (bra); 1-2 m length of whalebones 8 mm width
Pattern instructions are in English and French - prior sewing knowledge is required. Difficulty 2/3.
This is a multi-size paper pattern in an envelope, including sizes 36 - 48
Sizing: Bust - Waist - Hips
- 36: 83cm - 63cm - 90cm
- 38: 87cm - 67cm - 94cm
- 40: 91cm - 71cm - 98cm
- 42: 95cm - 75cm - 102cm
- 44: 100cm - 80cm - 107cm
- 46: 105cm - 85cm - 112cm
- 48: 111cm - 91cm - 118cm
Photo credits: DP Fashion Studio