Wiggle Dress

By Patterns for Pirates

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SIZESfrom 6 UK / 2 US to 24 UK / 20 US
FORMATPDF / Paper
DIFFICULTYAdvanced Beginner / Intermediate
BODY SHAPEAll body shapes / Apple / Athletic / Hourglass / Pear / Strawberry
PATTERN TYPEDress
SEWING TIMEAll day
FABRIC TYPEJersey / Knits / Lace / Velvet

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This is a PDF sewing pattern and tutorial to teach you how to create these garments. THIS IS NOT A FINISHED PRODUCT.

This classic, tight fit pencil dress can be an everyday dress in a more casual knit, or a real show stopper in the floor length and a structured knit!  It is drafted for a more stable knit like ponte roma, stretch velvet, stretch lace, liverpool, but you can also use a more casual double brushed polyester, thicker sweater knit, or a spandex blend french terry.

It has a center seam along the back from a close fit along your curves.  Some lengths include a kick pleat for walking ease.  You can put in a zipper to make it easier to get on and off or leave it off and wiggle in and out of it 😉 .  The traditional set in sleeves and off the shoulder both come with short sleeve, half sleeve, 3/4 sleeve and long sleeve to make sure you can sew it up for all seasons.  Lengths include a crop at natural waistline, top at full hip, just above knee, just below knee, midi/calf length and the stunning floor length that has a mermaid flare at the bottom for such a flattering silhouette.

The neckline is a classic boatneck with the option of a high back or a scoop back.  The off the shoulder has it’s own glamorous neckline cutting across for a dramatic look.

Whether you’re wearing it for running errands in a more casual knit or pulled out all the stops and do a formal you will feel sexy in this tight fit dress!

Here is a round up of all shapes and sizes wearing  this pattern! And an album in our FB group here!

Sizes included: XXS, XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL, Plus 1X, Plus 2X and Plus 3X (sizing/measurement chart on last picture). You will receive the easy to print and match color coded pattern pieces on NO TRIM PAGES and have LAYERS so you can print only the size you need. In both US letter, A4, and A0 paper size formats, a cutting guide for rectangle pieces, and a full color and detailed picture step by step tutorial and guide to making the garment.

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