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Myrtle

No. 1030

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Myrtle can be sewn in both woven and knit fabrics! This dress has a beautifully draped cowl neckline, a comfortable and figure-skimming elasticized waist, and a flowing gathered skirt with in-seam pockets.

The skirt of Version 1 falls just below the knee. Version 2 features adjustable button-on shoulder tabs and an above-the-knee hemline.

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).

XS - 3XL

All-purpose polyester thread, 1 1/2 yards of 1-inch elastic, two 1/4" buttons (version 2), ballpoint needles, twin needle.

Knit fabrics such as medium- or lightweight jersey knit, baby rib knit, French terry, double knit, ITY. For tips on sewing Myrtle with woven fabrics, visit: colettepatterns.com/go/woven-myrtle

XS - 3XL

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.

40 - 57 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 Myrtle

The Ultimate Guide to Elastic

Choose the right elastic for the project.
Sew Knits Without a Serger

Simple tips for using your home sewing machine to sew knit fabrics.
Install Elastic Waistband on Myrtle

Watch this video to see how to install an elastic waistband on Myrtle.