Sofia Dress & Top - Sizes 14-30 - PDF
View the 14-30 size chart here.
Sofia is also available in sizes 0-18. See the pattern here.
SOFIA is a wonderful mix of pretty and comfortable, featuring an elasticized, shirred bodice that allows for easy fit and wear. You will find full instructions on how to sew shirring. Choose from three garment styles along with several sleeve options, which can be mixed and matched to create several looks.
The dress features a waist-length bodice and an A-line skirt with optional pockets and lining. Two top options are also included, allowing you to make a crop with a small ruffle hem, or a peplum top with a larger ruffle hem. Pair them with your favorite high waisted skirt or pants.
Choose from four sleeve styles: Sleeves 1 & 2 are similar in style, featuring an elasticated puff shoulder and ruffled hem. Sleeve 1 is cap length, and Sleeve 2 is Elbow length. Sleeve 3 is a bishop sleeve with an elasticated puff shoulder and rows of shirring at the wrist. Sleeve 4 is a bias-cut bell sleeve that is accompanied by a shoulder strap, designed to ensure coverage of bra straps
Important: This PDF pattern is a digital download that must be printed at home or at a copy chop. You will receive an email with a link to download the pattern, which will give you several printing options. See details in the following "details" tab.
The several PDF files are packaged into a .ZIP file, which must be unpacked on a PC device, as many mobile devices do not support this file type without the use of a third part app.
Sofia is also available in sizes 0-18. See this version of the pattern here.
Techniques: (some techniques depend on the selected style)
• Shirring with elastic thread
• Double turned hem
• Elastic insertion
• Sleeve insertion
• Gathering (Bell sleeve)
• Side seam Pockets (Dress)
Pattern File Details:
There are several pattern file options for your convenience. Print the one which suits you best...
Tiled Pattern: 65 Pages
Tiled PDF files can be printed separately so that you can print just what you need for this modular pattern).
A0 Pattern: 3 Pages
Copy Shop Pattern: 1 page with dimensions 36 x 120"
Instructions: 19 pages
Self: Lightweight fabric with a soft drape: Cotton, gingham, broadcloth, rayon, linen, single gauze, crepe.
Lining (Optional): Bemberg or acetate lining. Select a color that is compatible with your fabric.
Interfacing: Fusible interfacing, compatible with weight of the fabric
• Fabric marking tool that will draw a fine line, such as a chalk dispenser
• Clear drafting ruler
• Safety pin (sleeve 1, 2 & 3)
• Sewing machine needle
• Measuring tape
• Stitch ripper
ALL BODY STYLES:
• All-purpose thread
• Two to three spools of good quality
• 1/4" elastic: 2.5 yd/2.3 m
CROP & PEPLUM TOP:
• 1/4" elastic: 1.5 yd/1.4 m
SLEEVE #4 - BELL
• Fusible interfacing: 1/2 yd/m
Lola Sweater Dress - Sizes 14-30 - PDF
You can view the size chart, finished measurements, and fabric requirements here.
Lola is also available in sizes 2-16 here.
Lola is a slip-on dress that is inspired by the classic crew neck sweater. This super cozy dress gives this wardrobe staple an update with sleek curved seams that lend soft shaping to the garment. It also features relaxed raglan sleeves, oversized wrap-around pockets, ribbed neckline, hem band, and sleeve cuffs.
This project is ideal for a serger but can be sewn on a sewing machine.
Sewing Level: Beginner
Important: PDF patterns are delivered as a .ZIP file. Many mobile devices do not support this file type without the use of a third party app. Check with your device’s brand model to determine the compatibility with .ZIP files.
This PDF pattern is a digital download. After your purchase is complete, you will receive an email containing a unique link to download your pattern.
This pattern includes several printing options. The following PDF files are included:
• Instruction Booklet: 11 pages
• Tiled Pattern: 37 pages. Print on a home printer and assemble. Assembly instructions can her found here.
• 36” Copy Shop Pattern: 1 page with dimensions 36” x 64”
• A0 Copy Shop Pattern: 2 pages
Medium weight French terry or fleece knit with one-way 20% stretch. See stretch gauge in instructions.
Stretch ribbing, medium weight, compatible with self fabric weight.
Notions & Supplies:
Ballpoint sewing needle
Four serger thread spools if sewing with serger.
Twin needle for stretch