Liesl and Co

Liesl + Co Bistro Dress PDF

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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 printed A0 pattern sheets will be dispatched next working day.

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Buy the Bistro Dress sewing pattern from Liesl + Co. This semi-fitted sheath dress is designed to be flattering while also allowing you to move and be comfortable. It has a sash and belt loops for a more fitted look, and the pattern includes options for a wide variety of styles. Choose from long sleeves with a notched neckline or short sleeves with a feminine Peter Pan collar. Both dresses include an invisible side zipper and can be made lined or unlined. Instructions include detailed information for doing a full-bust adjustment.

This sewing pattern is available to buy in the following format:

- PDF (available to download immediately after purchase). What is a PDF?

Suggested fabrics:

Dress: Medium-weight woven fabrics like cotton sateen, chambray, twill, canvas, denim, duck, linen, and light- to medium-weight wool.

Lining (optional): Lightweight fabrics like voile and lawn.

Fabric requirements:

View A: 44" (112 cm) wide fabric: 3 1/2 - 3 3/4 yd (3.2 - 3.4 m) // 58" (147 cm) wide fabric: 2 - 3 1/4 yd (1.8 - 3 m).

View B: 44" (112 cm) wide fabric: 3 - 3 1/4 yd (2.7 - 3 m) // 58" (147 cm) wide fabric: 2 - 2 3/4 yd (1.8 - 2.5 m).

Lining: 44" (112 cm) wide fabric: 2 1/4 - 2 3/4 yd (2.1 - 2.5 m) // 58" (147 cm) wide fabric: 1 1/4 - 1 1/2 yd (1.2 - 1.4 m).

Sizing: US 0 - 20 (approx. UK 8 - 20). Please check the size chart and finished garment measurements.

Notions: Coordinating thread; one 16" invisible zipper; lightweight fusible interfacing.

PDF pattern includes: Instructions; US letter/A4 print-at-home pattern (36 pages); 36" wide copy shop pattern (1 sheet). Does not include an A0 copy shop file.

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Customer Reviews

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Bistro dress of beauty

This is one of those understated dresses but is just fab. Loose yet looks fitted. It has clever details like back shoulder dart (yeh) , fish eye darts from and back and ‘sash ‘ ( belt really) to nip it in at the waist.

This version is linen look cotton from John Lewis- an impulse purchase that I’m very pleased with. I used 1.7m of 150cm wide for size 6. ( one size down from recommended) . I added a kick pleat at the back and my belt is shorter. And I added in seam pockets.

I made the collar version but omitted the interfacing ( last time I did interface the collar but it’s not necessary)

i also moved the zip to be a back zip- personal preference.

I might wear it out once or twice but ultimately this is for work and it’ll get a lot of wear.

Great pattern- just what’s expected of Liesl patterns.