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The Amber dress is our modern take on a peasant-style dress. This ultra-flattering dress features a fitted bodice and a gathered tiered skirt. Wide straps make this sundress bra-friendly and easy to adjust.

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Our Misses patterns are drafted for a C cup and our Curvy patterns are drafted for DD. Both are drafted for a height of 5'8" (172 cm).

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All-purpose polyester thread, sewing machine needle, handsewing needle, 1 yard of lightweight fusible interfacing, loop turner or safety pin, 22" invisible zipper, hook & eye.

Light to medium weight woven fabrics such as cotton lawn, shirting, rayon, linen, double gauze, or chambray.

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This pattern is a digital download. When you purchase a PDF pattern from Seamwork, your new pattern will be stored in your download library, where you can download it as many times as you like.

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30 - 36 pages

Print-at-home files, copy shop files, and instructions. See contents file in download for detailed descriptions.

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Free Member Bonus
Amber Bonus

Turn the Amber dress into a flattering sundress. In this member exclusive variation we provide the pattern pieces and instructions needed to create an A-line skirt for the Amber dress.

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Techniques and customization ideas for your Amber

Install an Invisible Zipper

Learn how to install an invisible zipper with this step-by-step tutorial (and video!)
Sewing with Eyelet Fabric

Learn tips and tricks for sewing with eyelet.
Amber Bonus Variation

Seamwork members can download free pattern pieces to sew an A-line skirt for the Amber dress