This flirty button-down dress is perfect for picnics in the park or cocktails under the stars. Choose from a pretty neckline flounce or tie-front bodice, with knee-length or midi hemline. Seren has bust darts, wide shoulder straps, a separate waistband for a flattering fit, flowing into a seventies-inspired A-line skirt. Just add espadrilles and a sunhat!¬†
Seren¬†includes jargon-busting instructions, helpful sewing tips, and colour photos showing you each step ‚Äì making it easy for you to create gorgeous clothes you can be proud to say you made yourself.
PRINTED PATTERN -¬†You‚Äôll receive a gorgeous printed package in the post containing full-scale pattern sheets and a colour instruction booklet.
SKILL LEVEL¬†- Improvers
FABRIC SUGGESTIONS¬†-¬†Light- to medium-weight woven fabrics such as cotton lawn, chambray, shirting, seersucker, broderie anglaise, linen, viscose (rayon), cr√™pe de chine. If you‚Äôre making the flounce, choose a drapey fabric to keep it soft and flowy.
- Fabric -¬†Knee-length version: 2.2m (2 ¬Ωyd) x 150cm (60in) wide [0.2m (1/4yd) less without flounce] OR 2.7m (2 7‚ÅÑ8yd) x 130cm (51in) wide [0.4m (3/8yd) less without flounce]
Midi-length version: 2.5m (2¬æyd) x 150cm (60in) wide [0.2m (1/4yd) less without flounce] (fabric must be at least 130cm (51in) wide for knee-length version, 150cm (60in) wide for midi-length version)
- Matching thread
- 0.8m (1yd) interfacing (similar weight to your fabric)
- 12-18mm (1/2-3/4in) wide buttons ‚Äì 14 for knee-length version or 15 for midi-length version
- Sewing machine and basic tools, incl buttonhole foot