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Laurel

No. 1025

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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

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, 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.

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40 - 54 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 Laurel

Install an Invisible Zipper

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

How to match plaids and stripes.
Create and Sew Bias Tape

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

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