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Ida

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Ida is a flattering, figure-hugging dress that hits just above your knee. With such a simple pattern, the art is in the details. Ida has a boat-neck neckline, with shoulder gussets to keep the neckline in place and prevent it from stretching.

Seamwork Issue 25

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).

XS - 3XL

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All-purpose polyester sewing thread, ballpoint sewing machine needle, ballpoint twin needle.

Medium weight knits, such as double knit, matelasse, interlock, and French terry.

XS - 3XL

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27 pages

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

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Ida Bonus

Looking to add a little va-va-voom to your wardrobe? Ida is a flattering, figure-hugging dress that hits just above your knee. With such a simple pattern, the art is in the details. With this member exclusive, Ida gets a flirtatious update with a back cutout. Sew this little number in velvet or a luxe textured knit for a standout dress.

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Ida Bonus Variation

Seamwork members can download pattern pieces to add a back cutout to the Idea dress.