100 Acts of Sewing Patterns - Dress No. 3
Beyond Measure is delighted to be the exclusive UK retailer of the 100 Acts of Sewing patterns from US maker Sonya Philip.
Sonya developed the series as part of her slow sewing project 100 Acts of Sewing and has created a cult following for these simple but beautiful patterns. Used as they are, they create easy fitting, comfortable garments, ideal to show off your special fabrics. As your confidence grows, you will be customising and personalising the clothes to create an exciting and unique wardrobe! You can find lots of ideas and tutorials on Sonya’s blog.
Dress No. 3 is a caftan style with a V-neck front and center seam. The sleeves and body are one piece and side vents add to the freedom of movement. It’s perfect for lounging inside or pool-side, full length or cropped to a tunic. You will want to wear this everywhere.
2 5/8 – 3 yards (2.4 – 2.75 meters)
The pattern is best suited to cotton lawn and voile, light-weight linen and other woven natural fibres (no jersey or knits).
The instruction book takes you through all the steps, from tracing and cutting the pattern pieces, to making and sewing bias tape. Dress length is 42 inches (107 cm) – 46 inches (117 cm) from shoulder. The pattern is printed on thick white paper.
Please note that there is now one pattern that covers all size ranges:
XS – 4XL
includes sizes all sizes XS: 32 inches (81 cm); S: 35 inches (89 cm); M: 38 inches (97 cm); L: 41 inches (104 cm); XL: 44 inches (112 cm); 2XL: 47 inches (119 cm); 3XL: 50 inches (127 cm); 4XL: 53 inches (135 cm)
Sizes are based on bust measurement (your actual body size):
Garments made using 100 Acts of Sewing patterns are for personal use only and are not intended for commercial sewing.
These items can be back ordered if out of stock – please allow up to 2 weeks for delivery.