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Cali Dress


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Equal parts elegant and edgy, the Cali dress will get you everywhere you need to go in style. This streamlined shift dress features a high neckline with body shaping waist and shoulder darts.

What do I get in my download?

  • Cali dress sewing pattern (sizes A to C, or D to F)

  • 12 page step-by-step illustrated instruction booklet

What size do I need to buy?

Afternoon uses an alphabetised sizing chart. The approximate equivalent UK/US sizing is indicated alongside.

Size A (6/2)
Bust 89cm Waist 68cm Hip 95cm

Size B (8/4)
Bust 91cm Waist 71cm Hip 98cm 

Size C (10/6)
Bust 95cm  Waist 75cm Hip 102cm 

Size D (12/8)
Bust 99cm  Waist 79cm Hip 106cm

Size E (14/10)
Bust 103cm  Waist 83cm Hip 109cm 

Size F (16/12)
Bust 105cm  Waist 88cm Hip 114cm 

What will I need to make the Cali dress?

  • Lightweight dress fabric, 150cm wide, 1.7m for all sizes
  • 1 invisible zip, 55cm long
Please note that a printable sewing pattern comes as a digital download, designed for you to print on A4 paper. Read more about printable sewing patterns in our FAQ section.