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The Clara Dress Sewing Pattern

$12.00

Skill Level

Intermediate

Skills Needed

  • Buttonholes
  • Construction
  • Fundamentals
  • Pockets
  • Sleeves
  • Topstitching

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Pattern Details

A stunning shirtwaist dress that will go with anyone’s wardrobe, the Clara will surprise you with its keyhole sleeve details, in-seam pockets, and fabulously twirly skirt. The Clara features an elastic waist that makes it both comfortable and forgiving in fit. We’ve taken care to walk you through construction details like the shawl collar, placket and pocket construction, and making bias tape to finish the feminine sleeves. The Clara Dress pattern includes includes DOWNLOADABLE PDF instructions and assembly diagrams, as well as a download code to access a full video tutorial online! Also included is a downloadable PDF of full-size pattern pieces for women’s sizes 2-20. The PDF file comes in a print-at-home, tiled version that you can piece together yourself, in addition to an A0 version for full-size copy shop printing. MATERIALS NEEDED Sizes 2-10: 4-1/4 yards of 44-45”, midweight fabric Sizes 12-20: 4-3/4 yards of same 7-8 1/2” buttons 1/4”-wide elastic, preferably clear

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Meg McElwee's Pattern Store
Meg McElwee's Pattern Store
I'm Meg McElwee, the owner and designer of Sew Liberated, an indie pattern shop, as well as the author of the books <i>Sew Liberated</i> and <i>Growing Up Sew Liberated.</i> I love simple, woodsy beauty in both pattern and fabric. I try to infuse my designs with that rustic-chic aesthetic.