£10.50 – £17.00
Buy the Southport Dress sewing pattern from True Bias. The Southport Dress is a tank style dress that can be worn as a beach cover-up or around town. It has a button opening at 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.
What we think: This dress is perfect for the summer. It’s a simple shape but has fantastic detailing with a button up 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: 54” wide fabric: view A, 1.5 – 1.75 yards (1.4 – 1.6 m); view B, 2.75 – 3.2 yards (2.5 – 3 m) // 45” wide fabric: view A, 2.3 – 2.5 yards (2.1 m); view B, 3.5 – 4 yards (3.2 – 3.7 m).
Sizing: US 0 – 18 (approx. UK 8 – 20). Please check the size chart and finished garment measurements.
Notions: Coordinating thread; 3 yards single fold 1/2” bias tape; 1/4 yard lightweight interfacing; four 1/4” – 3/8” buttons; safety pin.
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; print shop pattern.
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Cottons / Chambray / Lawn / Quilting, Rayon / Viscose / Crepe, Linen
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
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