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If you want to feel stylish and comfortable all at the same time, sew up this relaxed, knit midi-dress. The Lyle dress has a boat neck and curved hem for a playful silhouette, ideal for medium-weight knits like cotton, rayon, or bamboo jersey and ITY knits.

Jamie (in black) is wearing a size 18 Lyle dress. Her measurements are 41 1/2”, 38”, 50 1/2” and she is 5’10 1/2”.

Chelsea (in pink) is wearing a size 10 Lyle dress graded to an 8 at the waist, shortened by 3" with a full bust adjustment and the armhole shortened by 1/2". Her measurements are 38 1/2”, 29”, 40” and she is 5’2".

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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, Ballpoint sewing machine needle, 1 yard (.9 meters) of 3/8" (10 mm) knit stay tape or tricot interfacing

Light to medium weight knit fabrics with at least 50% stretch, such as cotton jersey, rayon jersey, bamboo jersey, and ITY knits.

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