Build Your Wardrobe with the Bobby Dress
The Bobby dress is designed to make you feel pretty without sacrificing comfort. This easy-to-wear knit dress features an oversized casing at the waist, a fully lined bodice, flattering V-neck, and a swirly A-line skirt.
Pick a knit fabric that will give you a silhouette you love, like cotton jersey, interlock, ponte, double knit, or rayon and soy blends.
Maya is wearing a size 2 Bobby dress with a broad shoulder adjustment, 2” added to the bodice length, and 4” added to the skirt. Her measurements are 33”, 26”, 36 1/2” and she is 5’10”.
Tutorials to Build Your Skills
Here are some tutorials to build your skills while sewing the Bobby dress.
- The Ultimate Guide to Elastic: How to choose the right elastic for your project.
- The Knits Issue: Issue no. 7 was all about knits, so be sure to give the Seamwork archives a read.
- Creating Bra Strap Guards: This tutorial will teach you two methods for creating bra strap guards to help your sleeveless garments stay put.
Learn How to Customize the Bobby Dress
Shop for Fabric
Love the samples in this month’s issue? Here is where we sourced the fabric.