£8.50 – £14.00
Buy the Carnaby Dress sewing pattern from Nina Lee. A simple shift dress with in seam pockets, Carnaby comes in two variations: with or without short sleeves. The dress is finished with neck facings and closes with an exposed zip at the centre-back, complete with simple zip guard. The instructions are comprehensive, so it doesn’t matter if you’ve never tackled an exposed zip before – you’ll enjoy it!
What we think: Who doesn’t love a dress with pockets? This simple shape looks great on most body types, and if you spend the time to get the fit perfect you won’t regret it!
Suggested fabrics: Medium-weight woven fabrics, such as lightweight denim, corduroy, lightweight wool, cotton sateen.
Fabric requirements: 150 cm (60″) wide fabric: Views A and B, 1.4 m (1 1/2 yd) // 115 cm (45″) wide fabric: View A, 1.7 – 2.7 m (1 7/8 – 2 7/8 yd); View B, 1.7 – 2.5 m (1 7/8 – 2 3/4 yd).
Sizing: UK 6 – 20. Please check the size chart and finished garment measurements.
Notions: 8″ exposed (non-separating) zipper; 0.6 m (View A) or 0.3 m (View B) medium-weight fusible interfacing; 23 cm x 4 cm (9″ x 1.5″) piece of grosgrain ribbon (for the zip guard).
This sewing pattern is available in PAPER and PDF formats. The PDF pattern will be available immediately for download after purchase.
PDF pattern includes: Instructions, print-at-home pattern suitable for A4 and US letter size paper; A0 (print shop) file.
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Denim / Corduroy, Jacquard / Brocade, Linen, Silk / Satin / Sateen, Wools / Suiting
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