The Assembly Line V-Neck Dress (Beginner)

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The V-neck dress has a narrow V-shaped neckline that continues as a collar in the back of the neck. It features 3/4 long sleeves, pockets in side seams and an optional belt. The pattern includes parts and instructions to make the model with or without sleeves.

This is a multi-size pattern, including size XS-2XL. The pattern comes carefully packaged in an envelope together with step-by-step sewing instructions.

Difficulty: Easy

Seam allowances are included in the pattern. 

Model is 170 cm tall and wearing a size S. The quite wide style makes it an easy fit, so use bust measurement for sizing. 

Suggested fabrics are light to mid weight fabrics such as denim, cotton twill, wool, needlecord, lightweight canvas.

Fabric requirements 140-150 cm fabric width: 

Sleeveless: XS 1.6 m / S 1.7 m / M 2.0 m / L 2.1 m / XL 2.3 m / 2XL 2.4 m

With sleeve: XS 1.9 m / S 2.1 m / M 2.5 m / L 2.6 m / XL 2.8 m / 2XL 2.9 m



The quite wide model makes it an easy fit, so use your chest measurement for sizing.

  XS S M L XL 2XL  
A. Back length (cm) 111 113 115 117 119 121  
B. Chest (cm) 88 97 106 115 124 133  
C. Seat (cm) 106 115 124 133 142 151  
D. Bottom (cm) 134 143 153 162 172 181  
E. Sleeve fr. c.b. (cm) 63 65 66 68 69 71  
F. Uppersleeve (cm) 39 42 45 48 51 54  





Size EUR 34 36-38 40-42 44-46 48-50 52-54 56-58
Chest (cm) 80 84-88 92-96 100-104 108-114 120-126 132-138
Waist (cm) 64 68-72 76-80 84-90 96-102 108-114 120-126
Seat (cm) 91 95-99 103-107 111-115 119-123 127-131 135-139

Average body length 168 cm


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  • 5
    Assembly Line V neck Dress Pattern

    Posted by Karen Attfield on 23rd Aug 2022

    Pattern arrived quickly and I am loooking forward to spending the time making up. Clear instruction booklet and good quality paper pattern

  • 5
    The Assembly Line V Neck Dress

    Posted by Rosey Charles on 13th Jul 2020

    Being a beginner to sewing I saw a lot of comments regarding The Assembly Line patterns so thought to give it a try. What a joy of a pattern to work with. Clear instructions and good hints and pics about when to overlocker or recommendations on topstitching. My first dress was in light blue lightweight denim - I beamed in delight on how it turned out i've now made another two - one in hunter green cotton and the other dark red linen. Big fan of this pattern company.

  • 5
    Good pattern, plenty of instruction.

    Posted by Lesley Taylor on 20th May 2019

    Large pattern envelope plenty of instruction of a beginner, easy dress to put together. V pleased.

  • 4
    Good pattern for beginners

    Posted by Patricia Krus on 16th May 2019

    This pattern is very well designed, the paper is of excellent quality and thick which I found makes it easier to trace the pattern for my chosen size. The instructions come in an A4 sized book with lots of detailed drawings explaining different steps. There are lots of examples of stitches, seams etc which are useful for beginners. What I did miss was an indication on the pattern of where to shorten/lengthen. And following the instructions I found that it would have been better to overlock all the edges first to get neater finish around the pockets- although since that's on the inside, you don't see it but still, it would look nicer. Sizing is pretty big and as I'm only 1,58m I had to shorten it quite a bit.