With a clean, smooth shape, a mid-height hemline this Shift dress is the definition of feminine and classic. Easy to create and even easier to wear.
Included in this pattern is a centre back contrasting exposed zip, neck and armhole self-fabric binding, inserted elastic at waist for comfort and a turned back hem for the perfect finishing.
With its elegant and minimalist design, it can be flattering for all to wear. Make it casual in a lightweight knit or dress it up for a cocktail party using a printed silk. Ideal as a playful summer dress or layer it with a jumper and a coat for those chilly winter days.
Medium weight stretch fabrics such as wool with a blend of lycra/elastane
Elastic (4cm / 1.5 inch wide by 46 cm / 18 inch long) 25 cm OR 10 inch metal zip, Fabric, Matching Thread for seams, Contrasting Thread for Top Stitching, Fabric & Paper Scissors, Pins, Sticky Tape, Colour Marker, Tape measure, Hand sewing needle