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Sonya is three dresses in one pattern. This modern take on the shift dress can be customized to suit your personal style and will be a new staple in your wardrobe.

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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 thread, 22" invisible zipper, 2 1/2 yards (2.3 meters) of lightweight fusible interfacing for versions 1 and 2, 1 1/2 yards (1.4 meters) of lightweight fusible interfacing for version 3.

Medium-weight woven fabrics such as broadcloth, linen, poplin, denim, or twill.

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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.

27 - 84 pages

Print-at-home files, copy shop files, and instructions. See contents file in download for detailed descriptions.

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Free Member Bonus
Sonya Bonus

The member exclusive bonus pattern pieces for Sonya are cuff variations that can be added to the sleeves of versions 1 and 2. One cuff option has a button placket, and the other is a petal sleeve. Both allow for customizing and getting creative with your Sonya dress, to make it your own.

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Techniques and customization ideas for your Sonya

Screen Print a Repeat Geometric Pattern

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Sonya Bonus Variation

Seamwork members can download two cuff variations for the Sonya dress.