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The Red Velvet Knit Dress features a faced circular neckline with optional petal collar and pleated underbust seam. Choose the origami-style scissor pleated skirt, or reverse it for a flat boxy-pleat effect. A cleverly concealed ticket pocket holds a few coins, cards, or lipstick. Sizing: (see envelope back for details) Choose bodice by nearest high bust measurement. Choose midriff and skirt by closest waist measurement. When between measurements, round down for a closer fit and up for a more relaxed fit. Fabric: (see envelope back for yardage/meterage requirements) Red Velvet is suited to a variety of knit fabric weights and types. Avoid very thin or bulky fabrics. Use quality stretch dance or lace fabrics for a fuss-free fancy dress. (Use underlining of equal stretch with lace.) Choose t-shirt type fabrics, double-layer jersey and doubleknits with good recovery for a daywear staple. This is a listing for a tiled multi-size .pdf sewing pattern. A Paper-Efficient .pdf Printing Guide is included, with instructions for printing only the tiles required. The full dress pattern can be printed in 28-32 pages, depending on your measurements. The full file contains 65 pages total, including 9 pages of envelope info and instructions. Universal tiling for printing on either US Letter size printers or international A4. When using tiled .pdf files, first print the gauge and measure it. Tested and approved up to 5% margin of error. Small variations may occur between various printers. Print scale setting: 100% BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Thread/use a sewing machine sewing basics SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 30-55" (76-140cm) full bust measurement Highly customized sizing based on your own measurements, see pattern

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  • Knit Fabric Requirements on the envelope back
  • Fusible stay tape
  • ballpoint needles

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