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Sometimes. finding that *perfect* dress can be
like chasing unicorns. One that’s easy to make
and simple to wear, perfect for dressing up or
down. Try this one in light to medium-weight
knit fabrics like silk(y) jersey, rayon, modal or
bamboo T-shirting, drape-y interlock, or a fluid
lightweight ponte, double knit or French terry.
Semi-fitted, pull-over midi length dress has a
boat neckline and a center back seam with a
bra-friendly lower back, finished with a narrow
knit band. Dress has a slim A-line silhouette
with optional (but super useful!) side-seam
pockets & a narrow hem; above-elbow length
sleeves finish with a deep hem. Wear your
dress loose, belted or with the optional tie belt.
This chic-simple dress will become a favorite
wardrobe workhorse...make it in your favorite
solid colors, try it in graphic prints, micro polka
dots or lush florals, and definitely make it in a
luxe black silk(y) jersey for the perfect LBD.
All sizes 6-8-10-12-14-16-18-20-22-24-26 need
3 yards/275 cm fabric. If you wish to interface the
sleeve hems, 1/4 yard or 23cm will do it.
That’s it! No zippers, snaps, buttons or elastic...just fabric.
All fabric allowances are for 60” or 150cm wide fabrics.