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Eclair

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This strapless dress has a flattering shape that tapers at the waist with gathered waist ties in a contrasting fabric.

Eclair is fully lined and has a gathered six-gore skirt with the front panel of the skirt left ungathered for a smooth line. The dress closes with an invisible zipper and includes side seam pockets and optional boning.

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).

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All-purpose polyester thread, 16" invisible zipper, lightweight fusible interfacing, 1 3/4 yards of piping (optional), 1 3/4 yards of sew-in boning, such as Rigilene (optional).

Light- or medium-weight fabrics, such as cotton, linen, silk twill, crepe, wool.

Medium-weight fabrics, such as cotton, linen, silk twill.

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53 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 Eclair

Install an Invisible Zipper

Learn how to install an invisible zipper with this step-by-step tutorial (and video!)
Learn to Sew with Delicate Fabrics

Tips and tricks for working with delicate and sheer fabrics.
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