226 Princess Slip

Folkwear

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Buy the 226 Princess Slip sewing pattern from Folkwear. The elegant lines of the Princess Slip hearken to 1910 when skirts began to narrow considerably from the fussy underpinnings of the pre-1910 era. But it can also be worn as an easy and modern summer dress, low-knee length for day, or floor-length for evening.

Classic princess seams provide a smooth shape and flattering fit. The neckline is encircled by a row of wide crocheted lace with a narrow ribbon drawstring. Bias binding faces the lace-trimmed armholes. The traditional concealed buttoned placket closes the back, or you may use a zipper.

View A is the simple modern version – an easy summer shift or classic slip for sheer dresses.

View B is the traditional floor-length version – a wide bottom ruffle is lightly gathered onto the slip.

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: Light to medium weight cottons and blends such as batiste, lawn, challis, eyelet, or broadcloth; rayon challis; handkerchief linen; silk broadcloth. Originals were made of fine cotton broadcloth.

Fabric requirements: View A: 45″ (115 cm) wide fabric: 2 3/8 – 2 1/2 yd (2.18 – 2.29 m) / 60″ (150 cm) wide fabric: 1 3/4 – 2 1/4 yd (1.6 – 2.05 m) // View B: 45″ (115 cm) wide fabric: 4 1/8 – 4 3/8 yd (3.77 – 4.01 m) / 60″ (150 cm) wide fabric: 3 1/8 yd (2.86 m).

Sizing: US 6 – 20 (approx. UK 6 – 16). Please check the size chart and finished garment measurements.

Notions: Both views: Thread; 1 pkg. of 1/2″ (13 mm) single fold bias tape; six buttons, 3/8″ (1 cm) in diameter (or one 18″/46 cm zipper); 2 pair hooks and eyes; for neckline: 1 3/8 yd (1.26 m) of 1 1/2″ (3.8 cm) – 2″ (5 cm) wide crocheted-type lace edging through which a narrow ribbon can be threaded and 2 3/4 yd (2.52 m) of 1/8″ (3 mm) wide satin ribbon for drawstring; for armholes: 1 1/4 yd (1.14 m) of 1/4″ (6 mm) – 1/2″ (13 mm) wide lace edgings // View B: Also 1 3/4 yd (1.6 m) of 3/4″ (2 cm) wide lace edging or insertion.

PDF pattern includes: Instructions; print-at-home pattern; 36″ wide copy shop file; A0 copy shop file.

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Additional information

Fabric

Cottons / Chambray / Lawn / Quilting, Rayon / Viscose / Crepe, Linen

Make time

All day

Sewing level

Confident Beginner, Intermediate

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

Pattern format

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

PDF Printing

38 Pages

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