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Rooibos

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Rooibos is a classic, slim-fitting dress with a high inset waist, gored straight skirt, and scalloped pockets. The wide neckline has a tiny collar formed from a facing in a contrasting fabric. Piping on the neckline and pocket edges is optional. Closing with an invisible side zipper, you'll pick up some valuable sewing skills while making this dress.

Intermediate

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).

0 - 18

All-purpose polyester thread, lightweight fusible interfacing, 16" invisible zipper, 2 1/2 yards of piping (optional).

Medium-weight fabrics such as cotton poplin, light twill, gabardine, or tropical wool.

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42 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 Rooibos

Install an Invisible Zipper

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

How to get inspired by vintage details.
Sew Piping

How to create piping.