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Kenedy’s charming and simple trapeze style will make getting ready a breeze. Kenedy is a sweet A-line dress with a boat neck and a flattering cap sleeve. A plunging back neckline with a pretty tie closure adds a special detail to this modern dress.

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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 sewing thread, 2 yards of 1/2" single fold bias tape, bodkin.

Lightweight to medium-weight fabrics such as challis, crepe de chine, charmeuse, voile, satin, sateen, poplin and lawn. Chambray fabrics made of fibers such as silk, cotton, polyester, or rayon.

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38 pages

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

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Free Member Bonus
Kenedy Bonus

Kenedy is the perfect trapeze dress that can be styled in an endless combination of ways. Add a feminine touch to this simple classic with a breezy flutter sleeve. This sleeve perfectly compliments Kenedy's easy shape and delicate back tie. Sew your version up in a light weight fabric with plenty of drape for maximum flutter.

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Techniques and customization ideas for your Kenedy

Installing a set-in sleeve

This step-by-step tutorial shows you how to set in a sleeve.
Create and Sew Bias Tape

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

Seamwork members can download pattern pieces to add flutter sleeves to the Kenedy dress.