Such a versatile pattern!

A review of Sew Liberated Hinterland Dress

Reviewed by beckymarkus on 20th May, 2019

I’ve made two Hinterland dresses – one which I hacked to have no button placket and full sleeves, and one as a breastfeeding-friendly dress for my sister-in-law. The button placket options, and the option to remove them altogether, makes this such a versatile pattern – I’ve also hacked it to be a button-front skirt!
The fit is quite loose, so I didn’t find fitting to be such a big issue. The pattern is drafted for a C-cup, and I’m a B-cup, so the darts don’t hit me quite as well as they probably should. But the rayon fabric I used is so drapey that you really can’t tell. The loose fit doesn’t work so well for me, but with the waist ties tied up in the back I LOVE how it looks.
I sewed my sister-in-law’s version in silk noil, as recommended by the pattern, and it looks lovely. She IS a C-cup so the fit is right on her, and it’ll be great for breastfeeding, since she can just unbutton the front.
Really great pattern – I’ll probably use it again and again!