The Goldenrod Dress
The Goldenrod Dress is a feminine frock featuring a structured bodice with square front and back necklines and a flared, lightly gathered midi-length skirt. The skirt has all-important pockets for practicality, while the short gathered sleeves that are elasticated at the cuffs add a whimsical touch. This versatile pattern is suited to a variety of fabrics and can, depending on your choice of textile, transition across the seasons. It also presents multiple pattern-hacking oppurtunities through which to explore your creativity and that could easily elevate this dress to an evening appropriate option.
Light to medium weight dress fabrics such as viscose/rayon, rayon challis, lightweight linen, linen/ rayon blend, chambray or cotton dress fabrics such as double gauze or poplin.
2.4m / 2.6 yards fabric + 55cm / 22" lining
(or 2.9m / 3.2 yards if using main fabric for lining)
NOTIONS & SUPPLIES
- 35 cm length invisible zip
- 1 cm wide elastic
- Invisible zip foot
- Regular zip foot
- Matching thread
- Chalk or fabric marker
- A safety pin
- Style B ONLY - x2 strips fusable interfacing
30cm x 1.5cm (11.8” x 5/8”)
- Style B ONLY - 5x 1cm buttons
THIS PATTERN IS AVAILABLE AS A PRINT AT HOME TILED PDF (Compatible with both A4 & US Letter Paper) as well as a PROJECTOR file.
IT ALSO INCLUDES A COPY SHOP VERSION The Copy Shop file is a large scale PDF that you can take to a copy shop to be printed.
BOTH PRINT AT HOME AND COPY SHOP VERSIONS ARE LAYERED PDF’S This means that you are able to print/ view selected sizes only. This not only saves ink (and sometimes paper), but also makes tracing/ cutting your pattern a lot less confusing.
INCLUDES A DETAILED INSTRUCTION BOOKLET with step-by-step illustrated sewing instructions.
EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Intermediate