Jennifer Lauren Handmade Felicity Dress and Skirt

Jennifer Lauren Handmade

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Buy the Felicity Dress and Skirt sewing pattern from Jennifer Lauren Handmade, a vintage-inspired dress and skirt with a nod to the 50s! The Felicity Dress has gentle gathers shaping the bodice, all-in-one yoke pockets and your choice of a simple gathered skirt or 3/4 circle skirt. The dress is finished with contrast (or matching) binding on the neckline and armholes and a lapped zip.

The pattern now also includes a FREE expansion pack to turn your dress into a skirt. Go for the circle skirt, or try the gathered version. Both have the ever important all-in-one pocket. Perfect for everyday wear, pair your Felicity Skirt with a Bronte Top for a complete handmade outfit.

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:

Dress: Lightweight woven fabrics with good drape. Cotton lawn and voile, seersucker, eyelet and linens are great for summer as well as being beginner friendly. For more advanced seamstresses, try rayon and rayon blends, crepe de chine and silks.

Skirt: Both views work well made up in lightweight woven fabrics with good drape. Cotton lawn and voile, seersucker, eyelet, linens and quilting cottons are great for summer as well as being beginner friendly. For more advanced seamstresses, try rayon and rayon blends, crepe de chine and silks. View 3 can also be made in heavier fabrics such as wool, denim, duck and drill for a winter-weight skirt.

Fabric requirements: Extra may be required to match stripes/plaids or other patterned fabrics.

Dress View 1: 150 cm (60″) wide fabric: 2.5 m (2.74 yd) // Not suitable for 115 cm (45″) wide fabric due to skirt fullness.

Dress View 2: 150 cm (60″) wide fabric: 2.6 m (2.85 yd) // 115 cm (45″) wide fabric: 2.8 m (3.06 yd).

Skirt View 3: 150 cm (60″) wide fabric: 1.6 m (1.75 yd) // Not suitable for 115 cm (45″) wide fabric due to skirt fullness.

Skirt View 4: 150 cm (60″) wide fabric: 1.7 m (1.86 yd) // 115 cm (45″) wide fabric: 1.7 m (1.86 yd).

Sizing: UK 6 – 24. Please check the size chart and finished garment measurements.

Notions: Matching thread; 61 cm (24″) zip for sizes 6-14 or 66 cm (26″) zip for sizes 16-24 // Dress: 1.8 m (1.97 yd) of 20 mm (0.75″) double fold bias binding (40 mm/1.5″ when flat); hook and eye // Skirt: Lightweight interfacing; skirt hook and eye or button (approx. 2 cm/0.75″).

PDF pattern includes: Instructions; A4/US letter print-at-home pattern (68 pages for dress, 5 pages for skirt waistband); A0 copy shop pattern (5 sheets).

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Fabric

Cottons / Chambray / Lawn / Quilting, Rayon / Viscose / Crepe, Denim / Corduroy, Heavyweight Cotton / Twill / Gabardine, Linen, Silk / Satin / Sateen, Wools / Suiting

Size

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, UK 22 / US 18 / EU 50, UK 24 / US 20 / EU 52

Sewing level

Confident Beginner

Make time

One to two days

Pattern format

PDF, PDF pattern + Printed copy shop (+£10.00)

PDF Printing

5 pages (skirt waistband), 68 pages (dress)

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