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Ceylon

No. 1009

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This vintage-inspired shirtdress features an inset waist, a slightly dropped and curved waistline, and curved neckline yoke. Gathers at the bust provide fullness, and the skirt is gathered at the front and generously flared. Sleeves are short and puffed, and it closes with 16 buttons down the center front.

Intermediate

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).

0 - 18

All-purpose polyester thread, interfacing, sixteen 1/4" buttons.

Lightweight fabrics such as silk or rayon crepe, silk twill, silk habotai, jacquard. Medium-weight fabrics such as cotton poplin, cotton twill, gabardine, light wool.

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54 pages

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