Sew Liberated - Lichen Duster
The versatile Lichen Duster can be worn as a lightweight coat, wrap dress, or robe - a true capsule wardrobe workhorse! Its shawl collar, princess seams, unique pockets, four skirt gores and hand-stitched facings make it a beautiful heirloom piece. Style it over dresses and jumpsuits, or jeans and tees. Use your own belt or wrap the included fabric belt around your waist, tucking in the ends, for a chic morning-to-evening dress. The Lichen can be made with a sweeping high-low hem or a straight hem.
Depending on the fabric you choose, the Lichen Duster can be worn in cold or warm weather. It is unlined, constructed with front and back facings of the same fabric.
Skill level – intermediate. The pattern will help you practice many skills, including shawl collar construction, princess seams, French seams, facings, and hand finishing
Recommended fabric: mid-weight linen or yarn-dyed cotton for all-season wear. More advanced sewists can branch out and choose mid-weight wool or even silk or silk velvet.
Fabric requirements: See image for details.
This is a multi-size paper pattern in an envelope, including sizes 0-30, please see image for sized details.
Photo credits: Sew Liberated Sewing Patterns
To order a sample select if from the 'Option' dropdown box on each fabric page.
We sell and list our fabrics in 10cm increments. Therefore you will need to enter multiple units into the quantity box to make up the length you need. There is a minimum cut of 50cm on all fabrics. All fabric lengths will be cut as one continuous piece. The table below provides some examples of commonly ordered lengths.
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FREE SHIPPING OPTIONS!
Orders over $150 will ship free to New Zealand and Australia
We aim to ship your order within one working day of payment being received. NZ deliveries are normally delivered within a day or two of leaving the store, while international deliveries (over $9 in value) can be sent via NZ Post + Australia Post or DHL Express for a tracked timely delivery service.
At times there may be circumstances beyond our control which will delay shipping.
For full details, please refer to our shipping page.
As a fabric order is a bespoke product, we are unable to offer a refund if you change your mind. We encourage you to order a sample first if colour, texture and weight is important for your project.
We will gladly take returns on any item that is faulty or damaged, please refer to our returns page for full information.