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Birgitta Helmersson Zero Waste Gather Dress PDF BUST 41-50 (Beginner)

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Description

** THIS IS A PDF PATTERN. YOU WILL RECEIVE A LINK TO DOWNLOAD THE DIGITAL FILES IN YOUR CONFIRMATION EMAIL AFTER PURCHASE**

PLEASE NOTE: THIS PDF SEWING PATTERN IS A ZERO WASTE PATTERN, WHICH MEANS IT COMPRISES OF INSTRUCTIONS TO DRAW SHAPES DIRECTLY ONTO YOUR FABRIC. THERE ARE NO PATTERN PIECES TO PRINT OUT AND TAPE TOGETHER.

 

**PLEASE NOTE: THIS PATTERN IS FOR SIZES 18-24, IF YOU REQUIRE SIZES 8-16 PLEASE CHECK THE OTHER LISTING**

PDF Pattern/Instruction Booklet

  • comes with booklets for both Metric (centimetres) and US imperial (inches)

THE METHOD

This is a zero waste pattern which is designed to be drawn directly onto your fabric. Pieces are broken up into simple blocks which can be modified easily to change lengths, add/remove different design elements and accommodate changing fabric widths. It comes with some simple hacks at the end which are intended to be a guide so you can start experimenting further using this pattern.

Zero Waste Gather Dress

This 15 page pattern booklet contains a mixture of hand drawn and digital illustrations and diagrams, templates and step by step sewing instructions.

An additional FREE tutorial for creating a gathered sleeve for this style is available here.  

Metric System : Centimetres and A4 paper size

Imperial : Inches and US Letter paper size

Suitable for beginners and up.

Recommended Tools : sewing machine, iron, chalk or dissolvable pen, scissors, large right angle ruler and/or long straight ruler.

Techniques used: button holes, gathers and in-seam pockets.

 

FABRIC YOU WILL NEED TO MAKE THIS STYLE

Recommended Width: 125cm - 145cm / 49 – 54 inches

Yardage required: 394.5cm / 155 1/2 inches 

Notions: Requires 7 buttons, approx 12mm  /  1/2 inch in size. It is also optional to use a lightweight fusing for the neck band, this is only recommended for very fine fabrics.

*Based on using a fabric that is 135cm / 53 inches wide. You can make this dress larger or smaller by choosing a fabric with a wider or narrower width. 

 

GARMENT MEASUREMENTS

-Length, shoulder to hem: 119cm / 46 3/4 inches

-Bodice length: 35cm / 13 3/4 inches

-Skirt length: 84cm / 33 inches

-Body (around bodice) circumference: 152.5cm / 60 inches

-Sleeve length, neck to sleeve hem: 65cm / 25 1/2 inches

-Sleeve/bicep circumference: 55cm / 21 1/2 inches