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    close Anna Maria Horner Evening Empire Dress Pattern
    Anna Maria Horner Evening Empire Dress Pattern

    Designed by Anna Maria Horner, this pattern for a gorgeous empire waist gown floats somewhere between quilting and couture. There are four different dress options to choose from, so you can let your creative side take control of this very versitile sewing pattern. Sizes range from XS-XL. Click here for pattern back.

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    close Kwik Sew Misses Dresses Pattern
    Kwik Sew Misses Dresses Pattern

    Close-fitting, pullover dresses have lapped fronts, creating a V-neckline, extended shoulders, elastic casings at center front and center back waist. View A has full-length sleeves. View B has contrast center fronts and center backs, shoulders extend to create cap sleeves, armholes are finished with narrow hems. FABRICS: Designed for stretch knits only with 25% stretch across the grain. Suggested Fabrics: Jerseys, double knits. For moderate stretch knits only. Sizes range from Misses' ...

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    close Kwik Sew Misses Tiered Dresses (3873) Pattern
    Kwik Sew Misses Tiered Dresses (3873) Pattern

    Designed for stretch knits only with 35% stretch across the grain. Suggested Fabrics: Jersey, matte jersey, interlock. Close fitting pull-over dresses have scoop necklines finished with self fabric bindings, high waist, and flared curved skirt panels. Waist and panel seams can be sewn to be on the outside or the inside. View A has full length sleeves and five skirt panels. View B has short sleeves and four skirt panels. Pattern includes 1/4" (6 mm) ...

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    close Kwik Sew Women's Dresses (3868) Pattern
    Kwik Sew Women's Dresses (3868) Pattern

    Designed for soft woven and knit fabrics. Suggested Fabrics: Cotton, challis, georgette, gauze, silk, silk-like fabrics, lawn, jersey. A-line pull-over dresses with empire waist have deep V-neckline, extended shoulders forming cap sleeves, elastic in casing under bust, and neckline and armholes are finished with narrow hems. Pattern includes 1/4" (6 mm) seam allowances. Sizes 1X - 2X – 3X – 4X Click here for pattern back.

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    close Kwik Sew Girl's Dresses Pattern
    Kwik Sew Girl's Dresses Pattern

    FABRICS: Designed for lightweight woven fabrics. Suggested Fabrics: Cotton, cotton types, broadcloth, handkerchief linen, gauze, lawn, seersucker. Pull-over dresses have empire waist with elastic in casing. View A has raglan sleeves, round neckline gathered with elastic, short sleeves with elastic, and ruffle at bottom edge. View B has lapped front, narrow shoulder straps, and contrast fabric extension at bottom edge. Sizes: 7-8-10-12-14 Click here for pattern back.

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    close Kwik Sew Babies' Dresses, Bloomers & Hat Pattern
    Kwik Sew Babies' Dresses, Bloomers & Hat Pattern

    FABRICS: Designed for lightweight woven fabrics. Suggested Fabrics: Cotton, cotton types, calico, broadcloth, lawn, batiste, handkerchief linen. Dresses have panels on front and back, and are gathered to yoke. Back has button or snap closure, and armholes are finished with bias cut bindings. View A dress has ruffle on yoke and at bottom edge, and optional trim on panel seams. View B dress has piping or trim in panel seams and at outer edge of ...

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    close Kwik Sew Girls Dresses Pattern
    Kwik Sew Girls Dresses Pattern

    Girls' dresses have lined bodice, squared neckline, shoulder straps, contrast inset, ties at side seam that tie in back, waist seam, and gathered skirt. A: Gathered shoulder straps, pleated contrast inset, and back ties. B: Contrast shoulder straps, front inset, and back ties. Sizes range from Girls' XXS-L. Click here for pattern back.

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    close Serendipity Tara Tank Dress Pattern
    Serendipity Tara Tank Dress Pattern

    The Tara Tank Dress is our latest super easy to sew design with no closures to worry about! Just stitch this one up, pull it over your head, and tie the drawstring! The edges of the neckline and armholes are finished with an easy bias binding, making it perfect for the beginner or a fast project for the experienced.Features of this dress are a pleated bodice, high waist, your choice of a plain or gathered ...

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    close Serendipity The Betty June Dress Pattern
    Serendipity The Betty June Dress Pattern

    Look cool and sophistocated in the Betty June dress! This is a retro design styled after the shirt-waist dresses off the forties and fifties with a modern twist. This package contains detailed instructions and tissue patterns for creating a unique dress. Sizes included: XXS-XXL Click here for pattern back.

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    close Colette Parfait Dress Pattern
    Colette Parfait Dress Pattern

    A versatile dress designed to be worn as either a sun dress or layered over a shirt or blouse as a pinafore style in cooler weather. Features a gathered bust and flattering curved midriff that fits snugly around the high waist. The straps and gathered pockets fasten with buttons. Skirt is a gently flared six-gore style. Closes with a side invisible zipper. Note: This pattern’s instructions have two corrections, which are included with the pattern. ...

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    close Serendipity Claire Cami Dress Pattern
    Serendipity Claire Cami Dress Pattern

    The Claire Cami is the perfect summer dress. This easy fitting pull-over dress has no closures to install making the sewing truly a breeze! The sweetheart neckline, rasied drawstring waist and easy fitting A-line skirt is a winner for everyone. Featured in 5 lengths, this cami can be worn as a top, fun mini dress, or a fabulous bohemian almost ankle length dress. With so many options, choose your favorite look and get going...bet you ...

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    close Violette Field Threads Josephine Blouse & Dress Pattern
    Violette Field Threads Josephine Blouse & Dress Pattern

    From Violette Field Threads, the Josephine blouse and dress have so much nostalgic charm! The timeless design features pintucks and a ruffle button tab. Josephine can be worn year round with the optional long or flutter sleeves. A tailored collard and optional waist sash complete the look. Sizes 2T-10. Click here for pattern back.

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    close Ellie Mae Designs All Dolled Up Baby Dress, Bloomer & Hat Pattern
    Ellie Mae Designs All Dolled Up Baby Dress, Bloomer & Hat Pattern

    This sweet baby set would thrill any new parent! The dresses have shoulder straps, crossing at the back and buttoning to back bands. Panties have elastic at waist and legs, forming ruffles. Ruffled hat chin straps with VELCRO® closures. Dress View A has "color blocked" front and back ruffles and ruffles on shoulder straps forming sleeve caps. Hat View B has contrasting ruffle. Click here for pattern back.

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    close Kwik Sew Misses Dress Pattern
    Kwik Sew Misses Dress Pattern

    Dresses have fitted bodice with rounded neckline, waist darts, raglan short sleeves, shaped empire waist and center back zipper. View B has extension at bottom edge from contrast fabric. Click here for pattern back.

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    close Colette Éclair Dress Pattern
    Colette Éclair Dress Pattern

    Strapless summer or party dress has a flattering shape which tapers at the waist, and gathered waist ties in a contrasting fabric. This dress is fully lined and has a gathered six-gore skirt with the front panel of the skirt left ungathered for a smooth line. Dress includes side seam pockets and optional boning. Closes with an invisible side zipper. Sizes included: 0 -18. Click here for pattern back.

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    close Colette Rooibos Dress Pattern
    Colette Rooibos Dress Pattern

    Slim dress with 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. Closes with an invisible side zipper. Note: Instructions include optional piping on neckline and pockets. Allow extra yardage of piping for piped armholes, as shown in the photo.Sizes included: 0 -18. Click here for pattern back.

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    close Serendipity Studio Juliet Noveau Dress Pattern
    Serendipity Studio Juliet Noveau Dress Pattern

    From Serendipity Studio, the Juliet Noveau Dress has design details including a fitted sleeveless bodice with a scoop neckline, gathered bustline, empire waist, and A-line skirt. There are four different lengths offered so you can make this design to suit your tastes. Variations include three different tie belts, tiered skirt (with or without contrasting fabric between), and a ruffle or hemband at the lower edge. Click here for pattern back.

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    close Serendipity Studio The Zoe Dress Pattern
    Serendipity Studio The Zoe Dress Pattern

    From Serendipity Studio, the love affair with retro style continues with the fabulous Zoe Dress! Design details include a full deeply pleated below knee length skirt, just below the elbow length sleeves with a simple pleated sleeve cap, scoop neckline, and a lovely curved waistband that falls at the natural waist. Many options are included for adding contrasting fabrics to highlight the design features. Click here for pattern back.

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    close Sew Liberated Brynna Dress Pattern
    Sew Liberated Brynna Dress Pattern

    The Brynna Dress will be your “go to” dress for the office, an afternoon coffee date or a night out with your favorite someone. Simple construction allows you to make one in every fabric in your stash! Its easy fit and flattering gathers at the waist makes the Brynna Dress complement any body style. The adorable sailor collar with loop and choice of short or 3/4 length sleeve makes it easy to fill your wardrobe ...

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    close Colette Misses Myrtle Dress Pattern
    Colette Misses Myrtle Dress Pattern

    Myrtle has a beautifully draped cowl neckline, a comfortable and figure skimming elasticized waist, and a flowing gathered skirt with in-seam pockets. The skirt of Version 1 falls just below the knee. Version 2 features adjustable button-on shoulder tabs and an above-the-knee hemline. Sizes range from XS-3XL.

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    close Butterfly Kisses Criss Cross Dress Pattern
    Butterfly Kisses Criss Cross Dress Pattern

    This pattern includes detailed instructions for creating a sleeveless criss cross dress. This dress is forgiving because of the crossing of the bodice front which allows for various waist measurements. The sash threads through the side of the dress and ties in the back. The instructions are fast and simple and can be made in less than a day. Sizes included for ages 3-8. Click here for pattern back.

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    close Colette Misses Hawthorn Dress Pattern
    Colette Misses Hawthorn Dress Pattern

    Turn heads in this curve-hugging classic that combines gamine styling with a flattering and feminine fit. A semi-circle skirt provides volume without the extra bulk of pleats or gathers at your waist, so you get a clean, streamlined look that's still beautifully feminine. The bodice is fitted with waist darts, while still providing just enough room to keep things comfortable. While a flat collar and fitted shape give Hawthorn that late 1950s charm, menswear-inspired details ...

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    close Colette Misses Laurel Dress Pattern
    Colette Misses Laurel Dress Pattern

    Looking for a stash-buster that will work with a wide range of fabrics and nearly any print? This chic and simple shift dress is easy to sew, astoundingly versatile, and comfortable to wear year-round. Edges are finished with bias tape, cutting down fabric requirements while letting you play with color and print combinations. Try a contrasting binding, or binding made from your self fabric. Bound edges also give a clean look for sheer fabrics. The ...

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