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Francoise Dress Pattern by Tilly and the Buttons (1004)
BA8463

Was: £14.50
£10.15
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Description

Françoise is a chic and easy-to-wear mini dress from Tilly and the Buttons, inspired by sixties fashion yet always in style. The design features striking French darts and raglan seams. Choose from two-piece three-quarter length sleeves or a sleeveless version, with optional collar and waist tab.

With its simple flat sleeve construction method and jargon-busting instructions, this pattern makes a great first dress project for beginner sewists. More experienced stitchers can add the optional collar and play around with design variations - how about adding piping to the raglan seam lines?

Format: Printed Sewing Pattern (now discontinued as a paper pattern)

Sizes: UK 6-20

Skill level: Confident Beginners

Fabric suggestions: Medium weight cotton, sateen or light twill, preferably with a bit of stretch; double crepe; linen; double knit. The sleeveless version would also be great in gabardine, quilting weight cotton, light wool or brocade.

Supplies:

Fabric: 1.8m x 150cm wide (2 yards x 60in) OR 2.4m x 115cm wide (2 5/8 yards x 45in) (less for sleeveless version)

Matching thread

56cm/22in invisible zip

Iron-on interfacing (about 30cm/12in, similar weight to your fabric)

Optional: 2 x 2.5cm/1in buttons for the tab

Optional: 1.2m x 35mm bias binding for sleeveless version (or you can make your own)

Sewing machine and basic tools, inc invisible zip foot

See separate image for pattern sizes/body measurements

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