Davina Dress

Itch to Stitch


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Buy the Davina Dress sewing pattern from Itch to Stitch. You can’t help but feel pretty and elegant in the Davina Dress with its curved v-neck and slightly-gathered front. The waistband is designed to sit high for a short-waist/long-leg look. The optional slash pockets add interest yet are very functional. You also have 5 sleeve options. It is a pattern that takes you through the hot summer and into the chilly fall. Above all, because it uses knit fabric, the Davina Dress is very comfortable too!

This sewing pattern is available to buy in the following formats:

– 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: Use light to medium-light weight knit fabric with at least 75% four-way stretch. Jersey, matte jersey, interlock and very lightweight french terry are great choices. If you use fabric with less stretch, you may choose a larger size. Conversely, if you use fabric with more stretch, you may choose a smaller size. The same fabric is used to line the bodice. However, if your knit fabric is on the heavier side, you may choose to line the bodice with a lighter-weight knit fabric. Jersey and tricot are great choices.

Fabric requirements: 150 cm (60”) wide fabric: 1.7 – 2.4 m (1-7/8 – 2-5/8 yards) // 135 cm (54”) wide fabric: 1.7 – 2.8 m (1-7/8 – 3 yards) // please check the fabric requirements chart for specific sizes and sleeve lengths.

Sizing: US 00 – 20 (approx. UK 6 – 20). Please check the size chart and finished garment measurements.

Notions: 230 cm (2.5 yards) of 1 cm or 1.25 cm (3/8” or 1/2”) wide bias fusible stay tape (or make your own using lightweight interfacing).

PDF pattern includes: Digital pattern compatible with both US letter and A4 paper sizes; A0 (copy shop) file; step-by-step illustrated instructions. The print-at-home pattern is a layered PDF, so you can select your size before printing.

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Additional information


Jersey / Knits / Scuba


UK 6 / US 2 / EU 34, UK 8 / US 4 / EU 36, UK 10 / US 6 / EU 38, UK 12 / US 8 / EU 40, UK 14 / US 10 / EU 42, UK 16 / US 12 / EU 44, UK 18 / US 14 / EU 46, UK 20 / US 16 / EU 48

Sewing level

Confident Beginner

Make time

All day

Pattern format

PDF, PDF pattern + Printed copy shop (+£7.00)

PDF Printing

27 pages

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