Cali dress sewing pattern


Cali dress sewing pattern

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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's in the printed sewing pattern?

  • Cali dress sewing pattern (sizes A to F)

  • 12 page step-by-step illustrated instruction booklet

And if I buy a digital copy?

  • Amy skirt sewing pattern (sizes A to F)

  • 12 page step-by-step illustrated instruction e-booklet

What's my size?

Afternoon uses an alphabetised sizing chart. The approximate equivalent UK/US sizing and imperial measurements are indicated alongside.

Size A (6/2)
Bust 89 cm (35") Waist 68 cm (26.8") Hip 95 cm (37.4")

Size B (8/4)
Bust 91 cm (35.8") Waist 71 cm (28") Hip 98 cm (38.6") 

Size C (10/6)
Bust 95 cm (37.4") Waist 75 cm (29.5") Hip 102 cm (40.2")

Size D (12/8)
Bust 99 cm (39") Waist 79 cm (31") Hip 106 cm (41.7") 

Size E (14/10)
Bust 103 cm (40.5") Waist 83 cm (32.7") Hip 109 cm (42.9") 

Size F (16/12)
Bust 108 cm (42.5") Waist 88 cm (34.6") Hip 114 cm (44.9")

What will I need to make the Cali dress?

  • 1,7 m (1 8/9 yds) of 1,5 m (60") wide fabric or 2,4 m (2 2/3 yds) of 1,15 m (45") wide fabric, for all sizes (lightweight dress fabrics with some body work well such as cotton lawn, rayon challis, wax print, soft denim, linen or taffeta)

  • 1 invisible zip, 55 cm (22") long

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Printed sewing patterns will be posted to you, read more about shipping in our FAQ section.