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Retro-80’s goodness brought up to date with a 21st century silhouette, this great style is perfect for all kinds of dress-weight fabrics...try washed linen, chambray, crepe, shirting... even a good quality T-shirting.
Semi-fitted pull-on Dress has a V-neckline with optional collar, and a choice of short or elbow length dolman sleeves. Dropped waist bodice features concealed closures, shaped front & back princess seams, and gathers over the front bust. Skirt has a slight ‘tulip’ silhouette with front angled pockets and a pleated front; back skirt is gathered onto the bodice at the center back, has a back vent, and finishes just below the knee with a shaped hem facing.
Depending on your fabric choices and your accessories, this style will take you to work or school, out to lunch or a movie, even to a press conference or a party! Add a great bag, some killer shoes and your favorite bijoux, and you’re out the door...
Sizes 6-8-10-12 need around 2 yards/2.52 m of fabric; sizes 14-16-18 need around 3 yards/2.75 m of fabric; sizes 20-22-24-26 need around 3 yards/2.98 m of fabric. You’ll also need 1/2 yard/45 cm of fusible interfacing, and closures of your choice...buttons, snaps or hooks & eyes. Small shoulder pads, about 1/2” or 0.635 cm deep are optional.
All fabric amounts are for 60”/150cm wide fabric