Emporia Zoe Dress (Intermediate)

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The Zoe dress is a semi fitted shirt dress, that features pleats at the waist, raglan sleeves, , a front placket, two piece collar with stand, couture cutaway pockets, and side splits at the hem. The rectangular pleats create a subtle corseting effect at the waist, while the three quarter length sleeves and slight a-line shaping make for a very elegant silhouette. Make it from crisp cotton or cotton sateen for a more formal look, or go more casual with linen or a bold print. You could hack it to be longer or try it out as a top.

Zoe is an intermediate pattern due to all her exciting features, but she's also a great tool for any sewist wanting to be more adventurous with their skills. She's the ideal learning curve for plackets and more advanced pockets - take your time and enjoy the process!

The Zoe comes in sizes 6 - 30.

Fabric requirements:
Sizes 6 - 16 - 2.4m
Sizes 18 - 30 - 2.75m

Fabric recommendations:
Cotton, poplin, linen, linen blends, lawn, chambray, lighter weight denim, viscose challis, needlecord.

To fit body size:
Bust Waist Hips
6 76cm/30” 58.5cm/23” 84cm/33”
8 81.5cm/32” 63.5cm/25” 89cm/35”
10 86.5cm/34” 68.5cm/27” 94cm/37”
12 91.5cm/36” 73.5cm/29” 99cm/39”
14 96.5cm/38” 78.5cm/31” 104cm/41”
16 101.5cm/40” 84cm/33” 109cm/43”
18 106cm/42” 89cm/35” 114.5cm/45”
20 112cm/44” 94cm/37” 119cm/47”
22 117cm/46” 99cm/39” 124.5cm/49”
24 122cm/48” 104cm/41” 129.5cm/51”
26 127cm/50” 109cm/43” 134.5cm/53”
28 132cm/52” 114.5cm/45” 139.5cm/55”
30 137cm/54” 119cm/47” 145cm/57”