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Laurel

No. 1025
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Pattern Description

Looking for a stash-buster that will work with a wide range of fabrics and nearly any print? Laurel is a chic and simple shift dress that is easy to sew, astoundingly versatile, and comfortable to wear year-round.

Version 1 includes yardage and instructions for underlining, so you may use sheer or lace fabrics. Version 2 includes patch pockets. Version 3 features classic 1960s style gathered cuffs. Version 4 is an easy pullover blouse with no closures.

Beginner

Sizes and Supplies

0 - 26

All-purpose polyester thread, two yards of 1/4" double fold bias tape, 22" invisible zipper (versions 1, 2), one small hook and eye.

Lightweight fabrics such as silk or rayon crepe, shirtings, lawn, silk twill, light wool gabardine, wool crepe. Sheer fabrics and lace are suitable for version 1.

Underlining (version 1): Cotton lawn, cotton batiste, silk or rayon crepe, silk/cotton blends, specialty lining fabrics.

Imperial Measurement Chart      
Metric Measurement Chart

Download Information

40 - 54 pages       28.9 MB


Pattern Fit

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Details

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Resources

Techniques and customization ideas for your Laurel


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

How to match plaids and stripes.

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