£9.00 – £16.00
Buy the Belemnite Dress sewing pattern from Marilla Walker. This dress has two versions.
View A is an easy fitting, fit and flare dress with long gathered sleeves and an A-line, lantern shaped skirt. It has self-fabric ties at the waist, a back zip closure and a v-neckline finished with a facing.
View B is an easy fitting, fit and flare shirt style dress with grown on sleeves, ruffle cuffs and an A-line, lantern shaped skirt. It has self-fabric ties at the waist, a button front closure and a neckline finished with a facing.
Views A and B are completely interchangeable should you prefer the sleeve option of one view with the closure from another! A bonus sleeve with extra sleeve volume is also included, as well as instructions for a wide elastic cuff and ribbed fabric cuff.
This sewing pattern is available to buy in the following formats:
– PAPER (next working day dispatch on orders and FREE UK delivery over £50)
– PDF (available to download immediately after purchase). What is a PDF?
– PDF pattern + Printed A0 copy shop (We print out the A0 pattern sheets, but you’ll need to download the digital instructions, as we don’t print these. The PDF files will be emailed immediately after purchase, and the A0 pattern sheets will be dispatched next working day). What is Copy Shop?
Suggested fabrics: Anything lightweight and stable like linen, cotton shirting or cotton double gauze.
Fabric requirements: Fabric estimations are based on fabric that doesn’t have a directional print or nap. Add 20% extra meterage to allow for shrinkage in the pre-wash.
Size Range 1: 150 cm wide fabric: View A: 300 – 320 cm // View B: 265 – 320 cm.
Size Range 2: 150 cm wide fabric: View A: 330 – 390 cm // View B: 320 – 395 cm.
Size range 1: 1 – 10 with a B cup (approx. UK 6 – 22, based on our standardised size chart). Please also check the designer’s size chart and finished garment measurements. Note B cup refers to a 5 cm (2″) difference between upper bust and full bust.
Size Range 2: 6 – 14 with a D cup (approx. UK 16/18 – 32, based on our standardised size chart). Please also check the designer’s size chart and finished garment measurements. Note D cup refers to a 10 cm (4″) difference between upper bust and full bust.
This pattern has been drafted for a height of 170 cm (5’6″).
Notions: Coordinating thread; lightweight fusible interfacing, 0.5 m; stay tape for neckline (optional) // View A only: 55 cm standard zip // View B only: Fifteen 15 mm buttons (fourteen buttons for sizes 1-5).
PDF pattern includes: Instructions; A4 print-at home pattern for dress (64 pages for size range 1, 68 pages for size range 2); A4 print-at-home pattern for bonus sleeve (17 pages for size range 1, 19 pages for size range 2); A0 copy shop pattern (4 sheets for size range 1, 5 sheets for size range 2).
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PAPER (Size Range 1), PAPER (Size Range 2), PDF (Size Range 1), PDF (Size Range 1) + Printed copy shop (+£7.00), PDF (Size Range 2), PDF (Size Range 2) + Printed copy shop (+£7.00)
17-19 pages (bonus sleeve), 64 pages (size range 1 dress), 68 pages (size range 2 dress)