Victory Patterns Nicola Dress & Blouse (Beginner)

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Nicola features feminine floral detailing throughout with a tulip skirt and petal sleeves. The wrap dress secures with buttons, which allows for pairing with your favorite belt. Make this dress out of a solid fabric or mix contrasting fabrics together. A second style option includes a waist length wrap blouse with a sash closure that ties into a bow.

The Nicola Blouse pairs beautifully with the Madeleine Skirt, made of a more delicate fabric, minus the pockets.

Pattern includes a size range from 2-16.  This pattern is printable on letter and international A4 paper. Lengthening/shortening instructions and fabric cutting diagrams are included along with a list of everything you'll need to make this garment.

This pattern includes:

-Easy to follow, detailed instructions with lots of diagrams to assist you in sewing your project.
-Metric conversions


Shell & Contrast
Lightweight fabric with a soft drape: Silk, crepe,chiffon, cotton, rayon, linen, lace

Lightweight fabric complimentary to shell: Cotton,rayon bemberg

Lightweight fusible interfacing

***A note from Kristiann Boos from Victory patterns***

This pattern is named after my dear friend, Nicola Loffler. She was without a doubt the kindest, happiest, most good hearted and inspiring person I’ve ever known.  She is no longer with us, but in her beautiful life, she once made an epic bucket list with admirable and adventurous goals, One of which was to inspire someone to make the world a better place, and another more humble goal was to learn how to sew. She has accomplished her first dream a hundred times over, and her friends around the world continue to help her to cross the remaining items off her list. As for the second goal, she never had the chance to learn to sew, so as a little tribute to that goal, this pattern is for her.

As for the first goal, in her name, $1 from each Nicola pattern sold will be donated to one of her favorite charities, “Peace One Day”. This organization believes that small actions can have a huge impact. They are working towards creating a global truce for one day; a day of cease-fire and non-violence. This day not only prevents violence and death in the most obvious ways, but also allows for safe for humanitarian aid in otherwise dangerous areas and has helped save millions of lives. This day shows us what a peaceful world could be like and the hope is that this will inspire and effect a greater, more permanent change!

To find out more about the endless amazing work by "Peace One Day", watch this video and listen to this inspiring Ted Talk  by the organization’s founder.

You can make your own donations here…