//A0 and A4 PDF Sewing pattern for the PENCIL dress without sleeves //
The PENCIL dress has a square neck. It has a shirred back making it fitted around the waist without needing a zipper. It can be made with or without sleeves. The dress does not match any of the Puff and Pencil collars.
// A0 and A4 digital pattern to be printed out. A4 prints fit US letter size (8.5 x 11 inches) due to the margins in the A4 document. Simply set your print settings to scale the file at 100%. This has been tested successfully with US customers.
// Detailed and easy to follow visual manuals that will take you through all the steps
// All sizes from XXS-XXL are included. We recommend that you download Adobe Acrobat Reader which will allow you to select the size/sizes you need and turn off the sizes you do not need before printing.
Which size fits me?
The pattern comes with all sizes from XXS-XXL. The dress is elastic because of the shirred back piece. Therefore, the dress stretches around both the waist, bust and hip. See more about finding the right size here.
What fabric should I use for the dress?
The pattern is made primarily for woven fabric types. Avoid fabrics that are too thick to make sure it is possible to shirr the back.
If you are in doubt about which fabric to choose, poplin, crepe, woven viscose, seersucker or cotton satin work well for this dress.
How much fabric do I need for the dress?
For fabric widths of 145 cm:
XXS-L: approx. 1.25 meters
XL-XXL: approx. 1.75 meters
Remember that this is without any sleeves and collar.
Materials needed to sew the dress:
Fabric, sewing thread, elastic thread.