The Martha Dress Sewing Pattern from Tilly and the Buttons allows you to create fit-and-flare style dresses with a high neck, princess seam panels, a flared skirt and an invisible zip at the back with the option to add short or three-quarter length sleeves, with knee-length or mini hemline.
These Tilly and the Buttons dressmaking patterns provides you with step by step instructions and photos making it even easier to update your wardrobe.
Features & Benefits
Skill Level: Improvers
Fabric Suggestions: Light to medium-weight fabrics, such as viscose (rayon), silk or polyester crêpe de chine, cotton lawn, chambray, broderie anglaise, double knit with little stretch, lighter weight wool. Avoid directional prints as the skirt is cut on the bias (at an angle). How about adding a lace trim to the bodice or piping the princess seams?
Supplies Required: Fabric - Mini length – 2.9m (3 1/8 yards) x 150cm (60in) wide / 3.5m (3 7/8 yards) x 115cm (45in) wide; Knee length – 3.4m (3 3/4 yards) x 150cm (60in) wide / 4.2m (4 5/8 yards) x 115cm (45in) wide (0.2m / 1/4 yard less for short sleeve version), matching thread, 56cm (22in) invisible zip, 0.25m (1/4 yard) iron-on interfacing – similar weight to your fabric, for collar: 1 rounded or fabric-covered button + elasticated hair band or 8cm (3in) piece of narrow ribbon, sewing machine and basic tools, including an invisible zip foot