This sweet and ﬂattering dress features a cut-out scoop neckline, an above-the-knee hemline, pockets, and shirring in the back for an easy, comfortable ﬁt. No zippers or closures are needed, making it a wonderful project for the intermediate sewist! The pattern can be made without sleeves, with a basic scoop neckline, as a tunic, or with a longer skirt to achieve a large number of different looks.
Materials: Light to medium-weight cotton or cotton-blend fabrics such as shirting, voile, double gauze, quilting cotton, poplin or cotton-linen blends 1 1/4 yard prepackaged single-fold bias tape (or cut your own 1 1/4" wide bias strips) Elastic thread Lightweight interfacing (for the bodice facings)
Beatrix is a button-back pullover top with a simple silhouette that is both comfortable and flattering. With two views that offer different sleeve lengths, button placket options, and a shirttail or banded hem, this is a truly versatile pattern for woven fabrics.
This is a a paper pattern that will be mailed to you. It includes six sizes (XS-XXL) with two different front bodice pieces to fit either A/B or C/D cup sizes. This modern wardrobe basic is sure to become a new favorite!
Materials: Woven lightweight cotton and linen blend fabrics such as voile, rayon challis, shot cotton, shirting, double gauze lawn, broadcloth, and lightweight chambray.
3/4 yard lightweight or featherweight fusible interfacing.
A great, basic beginner's dress or top for woven fabrics! Ruby features a contrast yoke and gathers for a comfortable and flattering fit without the need for bust darts, zippers, or closures. Armholes and neckline are bias-bound for an easy finish.
Materials: For the most flattering fit, use lighter fabrics with drape such as linen and rayon challis for the main body of the dress/top. Try experimenting with cotton prints, eyelet, or even lace for the yoke. 1 1/4 yard prepackaged single-fold bias tape (or cut your own 1 1/4" wide bias strips.
Choose a view or mix and match to create your own custom Geranium!
View A features flutter sleeves, a gathered skirt (top or dress length), with an optional notched neckline and patch pockets. View B features faux cap sleeves, a pleated skirt (top or dress length) with side-seam pockets (size 18-24 months and larger) and an optional cutout neckline.
Essex Linen-Cotton Blends
One of our favorites! This versitile woven works well in quilts, clothing, bags, and home decor.