The Avid Seamstress - The Day Dress

$34.90

With a fitted bodice, gathered skirt and inner pockets, The Day Dress will be one of the prettiest dresses in your wardrobe.

With three ways of making the front bodice, your options are endless. All views have an invisible zip at the back. Have fun making this pattern out of a variety of fabrics.

View A has a seam at the centre front.
View B has buttons at the centre front.
View C has no seam at the centre front.​

 What's included

  • Pattern printed on high quality white pattern paper
  • Beautiful step by step instruction booklet
  • Guide on taking your measurements
  • Fabric and Sewing basics help card
  • Sewing Terms Demystified card
  • Checklist card to ensure you have covered everything before starting your project
  • Information on The Avid Seamstress
Recommended fabrics:  Lightweight to medium weight fabrics are perfect for this pretty dress. Not suitable for stripes, diagonals or plaids.  Always allow extra fabric to match one way designs.

Fabric requirements approx:  1.7m  @ 150cm.  You will also need a 56cm invisible zipper, 1m elastic (6mm wide), 6 x 1.5cm buttons(for view B only).  Enlarge thumbnail for fabric requirements and sizing.

This is a multi-size paper pattern in an envelope, including sizes 6 - 22.

Photo credits: The Avid Seamstress

Only 2 pieces in stock!

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. 

Fabric Required Units to Order
50cm 5
1.0m 10
1.5m 15
1.8m 18
2.0m 20
2.5m 25
and so on...

SHIPPING

Covid-19: We will start shipping all orders 28 April 2020. 

FREE SHIPPING OPTIONS!

Orders over $150 will ship free within New Zealand 
Orders over $250 will ship free to 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) are sent via 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. 

 

RETURNS

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. 

 

 

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