The Assembly Line - Shirt Dress

SKU: D111


This classic shirt dress features simple lines with a slight A-line silhouette.  A wardrobe staple that will give you multiple looks depending on fabric choice.  Choose between an elbow or full length sleeve, you can style this as a dress or a casual duster style coat.  And it has pockets in the side seams! 

The pattern comes carefully packaged in an envelope together with step-by-step sewing instructions.

Difficulty: Average

Seam allowances are included in the pattern. 

The Shirt dress has a fitted top with an a-line skirt. To get the size right use your body measurements for both chest, waist and seat when choosing. 

Suitable fabrics: light to medium light weight fabrics such as cotton, tencel, silk, lawn, linen, crepe de chine or wool crepe.

Fabric needed for the short sleeve version:
110cm:  XS 2.8 m / S 2.8 m / M 3.3 m / L 3.7 m / XL 3.7 m / 2XL 3.7 m / 3XL 3.7 m 
140cm: XS 2.1 m / S 2.1 m / M 2.2 m / L 2.3 m / XL 2.8 m / 2XL 2.9 m / 3XL 3.0 m 
Fabric needed for the long sleeve version:
110cm: XS 3.1 m / S 3.1 m / M 3.5 m / L 4.0 m / XL 4.1 m / 2XL 4.1 m / 3XL 4.1 m 
140cm:  XS 2.4 m / S 2.4 m / M 2.4 m / L 2.5 m / XL 3.1 m / 2XL 3.2 m / 3XL 3.2 m 

You will also need:

  • Fusible interfacing
  • 12 mm buttons
    • Front placket: XS-M 11 pcs, L-3XL 12 pcs.
    • Sleeve cuffs: Short sleeve 2 buttons, Long sleeve 4 buttons.

This is a multi-size pattern available in two size ranges:
Size XS-L; or Size XL - 3XL. 


Only 10 pieces in stock!



Orders over $180 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; Australian deliveries are sent via NZ Post + Australia Post tracked service for a 6-12 day delivery delivery service; other international deliveries are sent via tracked courier services for timely delivery.

At times there may be circumstances beyond our control which will delay shipping.  

For full details, please refer to our shipping page. 



Fabric > This is cut to become 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.   

Yarn + Other Goods > If you are not delighted with your purchase, we will happily refund, exchange or offer a store credit on full priced yarn and other goods within 30 days of purchase and in their original As New condition. 

Sale Items > No returns or exchanges on any sale items.  Note, some items may be on sale because of a known fault - this will be noted on the product listing.  

Damaged Items + Faults > We will gladly take returns on any item that is faulty or damaged, please refer to our returns page for full information. 

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