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Birgitta Helmersson ZW Gathered Dress PDF Sewing Pattern

This is an oversized dress with a dropped shoulder, gathered skirt, side pockets and full length button placket with buttons and button holes. Can be worn as a dress or an open jacket. The skirt seam is designed to sit over the bust. Lengths of bodice and skirt are easily adjustable to your preference. The width of the garment is variable depending on the fabric width you use. Comes with 2 simple hack options, one of which does not require buttons or button holes.

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Shop, pay, download, print, sew. With this pattern, you will not receive a physical pattern, you will receive a zip file download via email after purchasing.

Fabric requirements

Size One:

  • Recommended Width: 135cm – 155cm / 53 – 61 inches

  • Yardage required: 260cm / 102 1/4 inches ( approx 2.85 yards)

Size Two:

  • Recommended Width: 125cm – 145cm / 49 – 54 inches

  • Yardage required: 394.5cm / 155 1/2 inches

Size range

This is a ‘one size’ pattern which comes in two size ranges. Due to the zero waste nature of this pattern some design details may change between sizes

  • Size 1 (EU 36 – 44)
  • Size 2 (EU 46 – 52)

Supplies you'll need

  • 7-9 buttons (depending on your chosen garment size) approx 12mm  /  1/2 inch in size.
  • It is also optional to use a lightweight fusing for the neck band, this is only recommended for very fine fabrics.

Sewing skill level

  • Beginner

PDF contents

  • Includes measurements in both metric (centimetres) and US imperial (inches).
  • Booklet/Templates are printable on both A4 or US Letter Paper size.

Sewing pattern description

This is an oversized dress with a dropped shoulder, gathered skirt, side pockets and full length button placket with buttons and button holes. Can be worn as a dress or an open jacket. The skirt seam is designed to sit over the bust. Lengths of bodice and skirt are easily adjustable to your preference. The width of the garment is variable depending on the fabric width you use. Comes with 2 simple hack options, one of which does not require buttons or button holes.

Method: This zero waste pattern is a downloadable PDF Instruction booklet. It is designed to be drawn directly onto your fabric by using small templates which you can make yourself, or print easily on a home printer. You draw your garment pieces directly onto your fabric by following the step by step instructions. Pieces are broken up into simple blocks which can be modified easily to change lengths, add/remove different design elements and accommodate changing fabric widths.

Fabric recommendations: Ideal in a woven linen or cotton with a weight of approx 150-200gsm. Choose something with a bit of drape and something that is not too thick as the gathers can add a lot of fullness.

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