£12.50 – £17.00
Buy the Southport Dress sewing pattern from True Bias. The Southport is a tank style dress designed to be worn as a cover-up at the beach or a dress around town. It has a button opening at the centre front and a drawstring waist with inseam pockets. View A hits 20″ from the waist. View B is maxi length and hits 42″ from the waist and includes a centre front slit.
A matching girls’ version is available here.
This sewing pattern is available to buy in the following formats:
– PAPER (next working day dispatch on orders and FREE UK delivery over £50)
– PDF (available to download immediately after purchase). What is a PDF?
What we think: This dress is perfect for summer. It’s a simple shape but has fantastic detailing with a button front and a drawstring that cinches you in at the waist.
Suggested fabrics: Lightweight woven fabrics with movement such as cotton voile, rayon challis, crepe de chine, and lightweight linen.
Fabric requirements: Extra fabric may be needed to match stripes or plaids or for directional prints.
View A: 45″ (114 cm) wide fabric: 2.3 – 2.5 yd (2.1 m) // 54″ (137 cm) wide fabric: 1.5 – 1.75 yd (1.4 – 1.6 m).
View B: 45″ (114 cm) wide fabric: 3.5 – 4 yd (3.2 – 3.7 m) // 54″ (137 cm) wide fabric: 2.75 – 3.2 yd (2.5 – 3 m).
Sizing: 0 – 18 (approx. UK 8 – 20). Please check the size chart and finished garment measurements.
Notions: Coordinating thread; 3 yd single fold 1/2″ bias tape; 1/4 yd lightweight interfacing; four 1/4″ – 3/8″ buttons; safety pin.
PDF pattern includes: Instructions; print-at-home pattern; copy shop file.
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