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Orla Dress (free)

French Navy

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This is a free sewing pattern that can only be downloaded directly from the designer’s website. Please click on this link to find out more.

Orla is a versatile, everyday dress with a semi-fitted bodice and a flattering, slightly raised waist. The skirt is gently gathered for comfort & ease of movement and falls just above the knee if you are 170cm tall. Please adjust length according to your height and preferences.

Recommended Fabrics: Softly draping dress fabrics like Viscose and Rayon. Meterage/ Yardage: 1.45m/ 1.59 Yards of fabric 150cm/ 29.5 inches wide.

More fabric will be required if fabric is narrower.

Cutting Instructions: Cut all pieces as indicated on the pattern pieces. Also cut a 4cm wide bias strip for neck binding, roughly the same length as the neck (about 75cm).

Other Requirements: A 40cm concealed zip.

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Additional information


Cottons / Chambray / Lawn / Quilting, Rayon / Viscose / Crepe, Denim / Corduroy, Jacquard / Brocade, Lace, Linen, Silk / Satin / Sateen


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

Sewing level

Confident Beginner

Make time

All day

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