Itch to Stitch
£11.00 – £18.00
Buy the Recoleta Dress sewing pattern from Itch to Stitch. The Recoleta is a relaxed woven dress with an empire waist. It has a notched neckline that combines a scoop neck and a V neck, perfect for showcasing a necklace with a small pendant. With two sleeve options, short and 3/4 length, the Recoleta will be the perfect addition to your wardrobe whether you experience a tropical or temperate summer.
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?
If ordering a copy shop pattern, please choose from the following options: sizes 00-20 with A and B cups; sizes 00-20 with all cups (A, B, C, D and DD); sizes 16-40 with B and C cups; sizes 16-40 with D and DD cups.
Suggested fabrics: Lightweight to medium weight woven fabric with no stretch such as linen, linen mix, rayon challis, charmeuse, lawn, chambray, poplin and sateen.
Fabric requirements: 54″ (135 cm) wide fabric: Short sleeve option, 1 5/8 – 2 3/4 yd (150 – 250 cm) // 3/4 length sleeve option, 1 7/8 – 3 yd (170 – 270 cm).
Sizing: US 00 – 40 (approx. UK 6/8 – 34/36, based on our standardised size chart). Please also check the designer’s size chart and finished garment measurements.
Sizes 00 – 20 have A, B, C, D and DD cups. Sizes 22 – 40 have B, C, D and DD cups.
A note from the designer about bust cup options: To determine your cup size, subtract the circumference of your over bust from the circumference of the fullest part of your bust. If the rounded difference is 1″ (2.5 cm), use A cup; 2″ (5 cm), use B cup; 3″ (7.5 cm), use C cup; 4″ (10 cm), use D cup; 5″ (12.5 cm), use DD cup.
Notions: Lightweight fusible woven or weft insertion interfacing; 12″ (30 cm) or longer invisible zipper; 24″ (61 cm) of 3/8″ or 1/2″ (1 cm or 1.25 cm)-wide straight
fusible stay tape (or you may cut your own using lightweight woven fusible interfacing on the straight grain).
PDF pattern includes: Step-by-step illustrated instructions; US letter/A4 print-at-home patterns (one for sizes 00-20 and one for sizes 16-40); A0 copy shop patterns (one for sizes 00-20 and one for sizes 16-40). The layers feature allows you to select your size(s) before printing.
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Cottons / Chambray / Lawn / Quilting, Rayon / Viscose / Crepe, Linen, Silk / Satin / Sateen
UK 36 / US 32 / EU 64, 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, UK 26 / US 22 / EU 54, UK 28 / US 24 / EU 56, UK 30 / US 26 / EU 58, UK 32 / US 28 / EU 60, UK 34 / US 30 / EU 62
PDF, PDF pattern + Printed copy shop SIZES 00-20/A and B CUPS (+£7.00), PDF pattern + Printed copy shop SIZES 00-20/ALL CUPS (+£7.00), PDF pattern + Printed copy shop SIZES 16-40/B and C CUPS (+£7.00), PDF pattern + Printed copy shop SIZES 16-40/D and DD CUPS (+£7.00)
44 pages (sizes 00-20), 51 pages (sizes 16-40)