SHIRT DRESS PATTERN DETAILS
The lovely beginner-friendly Honeycomb Shirt Dress pattern helps 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. Also 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 as well 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 Dress sewing pattern 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.
To sum up, with lots of detailed instructions, technical drawings and tips to get the best results, the Honeycomb Shirt Dress pattern will become a staple, with a twist, in your handmade wardrobe.
In addition, you can also learn how to make the sewing pattern on our YouTube Channel.
For Autumn and Winter: medium weight fabrics like velvet for example corduroy, needlecord or babycord, tweed, fine wool, denim…
During Spring and Summer: light to medium weight fabrics like cotton, also chambray, linen, light denim, viscose, rayon, double gauze, cotton lawn…
Version A Shirt – 115cm / 45’’ fabric width: 2.70m / 2.9 yards
Version A Shirt – 150cm / 60’’ fabric width: 2.20m / 2.4 yards
Option B Dress – 115cm / 45’’ fabric width: 3.50m / 3.8 yards
Option B Dress – 150cm / 60’’ fabric width: 2.80m / 3 yards
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 sewing pattern make for intermediate and confident makers.
UK 6 to 20 / US 2 to 16. Find inspiration for your Honeycomb shirt dress pattern and see how the pattern fits different sizes.
*The Honeycomb shirt dress pattern comes in a PDF format, so you will receive an email with a link to download the pattern and instructions. Then, you will find two printing options available. Firstly an A4 option to print at home (the pattern pieces print in 28 pages). Secondly, a copy shop version of the sewing pattern so that you can skip the assembling part. In addition, if you prefer US letter, there’s an option already included on the files.
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