Pleated summer dress pattern
This pattern was made in collaboration with Peppermint Magazine for Issue 36 of the magazine.
Pattern is available for free download.
The Pleated Summer Dress is a relaxed and boxy style sleeveless knee-length dress, with a pleated skirt. It features a button placket with hidden buttons, bias bound armholes and neckline, bust darts, in-seam pockets and a back yoke
This pattern is suitable for intermediate makers and beyond.
By working through this pattern, you will gain confidence in:
Sewing with woven fabrics
Sewing a button placket
It is encouraged that you use a fabric that is soft and drapes well. Consider using light to mid-weight fabrics such as: linen, linen blends, cotton, gauze or chambray. You could also consider sateen, silk (crepe de chine or habotai), tencel or viscose (rayon).
For a boxier silhouette, consider light-weight denims or heavy-weight cottons.
Please note: Due to the width of the pattern pieces, 150cm (60in) wide fabric is required for sizes H - J
3 x 15mm (5/8”) / Size 22 buttons
The pattern is available in 10 sizes (A - J) and is nested, to make it easier for you to grade between sizes.
Digital product details
The pattern is suitable for printing on both A4 and US letter sized paper. A copy shop version is also included in the file.
Print at home pattern: 40 pages
Print shop version: 3 x A0 pages
The pattern includes embedded layers. This means that you can select only the size/s you would like to print.
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