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Ruth

No. 3100

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A straight skirt and a notched collar are the kind of details that you'll find on a classic dress pattern.

The Ruth dress has a relaxed fit at the bust and sleeves, with a low-cut neckline and waist darts. A 1/2” tie and a snap secure the left bodice to the right side seam, and the straight skirt hits below the knee. Sew this dress in your favorite lightweight or medium-weight wovens, such as lawn, linen, double gauze, or rayon.

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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).

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All-purpose polyester sewing thread Sewing machine needle 1 5/8 yards lightweight fusible interfacing 2 size 1 (3/8") snaps

Lightweight to medium weight woven fabrics such as cotton lawn, linen, linen blends, double gauze, rayon, viscose, or silk.

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45 - 50 pages

Misses and Curvy print-at-home files, Misses and Curvy copy shop files. See contents file in download for detailed descriptions.

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Free Member Bonus
Ruth Bonus

This month’s bonus variation turns the Ruth dress into a top, with the addition of a peplum and waist ties that attach at the side seam.

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Resources

Techniques and customization ideas for your Ruth

Perfect the Wrap Dress

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For a perfect pointed collar, the secret is in the folding.
Ruth Bonus Variation

This bonus variation turns the Ruth dress into a top, with the addition of a peplum and waist ties that attach at the side seam.