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Kimmy is a versatile dress that marries effortless style with ease and comfort. Dolman sleeves with adjustable gathers and an elastic waistline offer this frock its figure-flattering shape.

Also pictured: Audrey jacket

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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 thread, sewing machine needle, safety pin or bodkin, 1 1/2 yards of braided elastic, 2 yards of drawstring cording, and 2 1/2 yards of 1/2" single fold bias tape.

Lightweight to medium weight woven fabrics such as cotton lawn, shirting, rayon, linen, double gauze, and chambray.

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This pattern is a digital download. When you purchase a PDF pattern from Seamwork, your new pattern will be stored in your download library, where you can download it as many times as you like.

Most pattern PDFs are layered for easier printing.

31 - 33 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
Kimmy Bonus

Kimmy is a versatile dress that marries effortless style with ease and comfort. In this member exclusive variation, we provide you with the pattern pieces and instructions to create a Kimmy dress with a surplice-style front bodice.

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Techniques and customization ideas for your Kimmy

The Ultimate Guide to Elastic

Choose the right elastic for the project.
Create and Sew Bias Tape

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

Seamwork members can download free pattern pieces to create a surplice-style front bodice for the Kimmy dress.