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Zero Waste No. 1 Dress and Shirt (free)

Schnittchen Patterns

This is a free sewing pattern that can only be downloaded directly from the designer’s website. Please click on this link to find out more.

Zero Waste (ZW for short) > > is a philosophy that strides for sustainability. The aim is to live a life producing as little waste as possible and not to waste raw materials.
The Zero Waste no. 1 pattern, is sewn from a rectangle and as the pattern name suggests, there are no scraps of fabric left over, after completion. The fabric which is cut-out for the neckline, is converted into pocket bags. The neckline is finished with a stand-up collar. Two stripes of fabric are used for the tunnel and the ties and you can use the last piece of fabric to sew a hairband.
Fabric recommendation
For the Zero Waste no. 1 sewing pattern, we recommend linen or cotton fabrics. You can also use viscose or silk fabric.
Fabric required
Fabric Width 140 cm
One-Size – Sizes 34 – 46: 130 cm
One-Size – Sizes 34 – 46: 192 cm
for hairband: elastic 2 cm x 15 cm

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Additional information


Cottons / Chambray / Lawn / Quilting, Rayon / Viscose / Crepe, Silk / Satin / Sateen

Make time

Half a day

Sewing level

Confident Beginner


One Size

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    5 out of 5 Simplex and cute


    Certo cute pattern and simply to make.

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