The lovely beginner-friendly Honeycomb Shirt and Dress sewing pattern helps to to make a beautiful and feminine design featuring a Mandarin or stand-up collar, front button placket, two different versions and lots of options to choose from. You can opt for the shirt that comes with a nice gathered peplum or the dress, with a midi length that you can alter to your desire.
There are also several sleeve options: regular long sleeves and long sleeves with bows for the colder months; and then short sleeves and a sleeveless alternative, perfect for Spring and Summer. Apart from all this, the Honeycomb Shirt and Dress comes with side panels and straps that make the fitting part much easier. The design is naturally loose but with the straps you can adjust it to get a closer fit.
With lots of detailed instructions, technical drawings and tips to get the best results, the Honeycomb Shirt and Dress will become a staple, with a twist, in your handmade wardrobe.
You can also learn how to make the pattern on our YouTube Channel.
For Autumn and Winter: medium weight fabrics like velvet; corduroy, needlecord or babycord; tweed; fine wool; denim…
For Spring and Summer: light to medium weight fabrics like cotton, also chambray, linen, light denim, viscose, rayon, double gauze, cotton lawn…
TOOLS AND SUPPLIES
• Sewing machine & overlocker/serger (optional to finish raw edges)
• Matching thread
• Interfacing: 0.70m
• 4 x 1cm buttons and 1 x 0.5cm button for the collar (this one is optional)
• The usual sewing tools: chalk or fabric pen, scissors, pins, needle, tape measure…
Perfect for a beginner who would like to step up her game by stitching buttonholes, sewing a stand-up collar or learning about the ‘burrito technique’. It will be an easy make for intermediate and confident makers.
UK 6 to 20 / US 2 to 16. Find inspiration for your Honeycomb here and see how the pattern fits different sizes here.
*This is a PDF pattern. After purchased, you’ll receive an email with a link to download the files of the pattern and instructions. There are two printing options available: A4 (the pattern pieces print in 28 pages, plus the instructions) and a copy shop version of the pattern so that you can skip the assembling part. If you prefer US letter there’s an option available as well and already included on the files.