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Arden is a babydoll dress reminiscent of late 60s London streetwear, but with a modern twist. Arden has a contrasting yoke, shawl collar, center front bow, and full sleeves with cuffs. The dress hits at the knee, and has long darts that create the bell shape.

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All-purpose polyester sewing thread, 3/4 yards of lightweight fusible interfacing.

Lightweight to medium-weight wovens such as cotton lawn, voile, silk, rayon challis, and wool crepe.

Lightweight to medium-weight wovens such as cotton lawn, voile, silk, rayon challis, and wool crepe.

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52 pages

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Free Member Bonus
Arden Bonus

Arden is a babydoll dress reminiscent of the late 60s, with a modern twist. In this member exclusive, Arden gets updated with a new skirt option. This skirt variation adds a a flowy vintage look that perfectly embodies the classic babydoll shape. This bonus pattern piece allows you to gather the skirt for shaping—rather than adding darts—so you can create the vintage dress of your dreams.

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Arden Bonus Variation

Seamwork members can download pattern pieces to sew a babydoll version of the Arden dress.