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.
Downloadable digital pattern
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).
We want to help you achieve the best fit possible so you can sew garments you truly love. Our fit guides are designed to help you better understand the fit and details of each pattern. Use fit guides in conjunction with the finished measurement chart to better understand the ease and intended fit of each pattern.
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.