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Dahlia

No. 1031

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Dahlia is a dress for all seasons that comes with two versions that both feature gentle gathers at the waist yoke.

Version 1 has 3/4-sleeves and a raglan-style dress with a flat front skirt and kick pleat at the back hem. Version 2 features a six-panel skirt and is sleeveless, with straps that are cleverly constructed from bias tape.

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, 3 yards of 1/4" double fold bias tape, 14" invisible zipper, hand-sewing needle.

All versions: Voile, rayon challis, batiste, cotton lawn, silk crepe, chambray. Version 1: Wool crepe, wool suiting.

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36 - 65 pages

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

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Resources

Techniques and customization ideas for your Dahlia

Install an Invisible Zipper

Learn how to install an invisible zipper with this step-by-step tutorial (and video!)
Create In-Seam Pockets

Learn 3 different in-seam pockets that can be added to any side seam.
Create and Sew Bias Tape

This tutorial will show you how to create continuous bias tape and attach it to your garment.