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Prudence

No. 1040
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Pattern Description

Prudence is a sumptuous dress that will expand your sewing knowledge and wardrobe. With romantic bodice details, such as a mandarin collar, front neckline keyhole, and dolman sleeves, this dress is sure to garner some attention.

Version 1 features a a full-length, pleated skirt with the option to make one or two side seam slits for a dramatic effect.
Version 2 features a short, gathered skirt for a more playful and casual daytime look.

We have special limited edition fabric kits available for Prudence!
You can buy them with the pattern included here.

Intermediate

Sizes and Supplies

0 - 26

All-purpose polyester thread, sewing machine needle, hand-sewing needle, 1/2 yards (0.2 meters) of lightweight fusible interfacing, one 14” (35 cm) invisible zipper, one small shank button or frog closure.

Lightweight to medium-weight woven fabrics such as silk, rayon challis, and cotton voile.

Imperial Measurement Chart      
Metric Measurement Chart

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Pattern Fit

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Details

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Resources

Techniques and customization ideas for your Prudence


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

Tips and tricks for working with delicate and sheer fabrics.

How to add this classic detail.