Occassion Dress Bonus Sewing Pattern Download

We're swishing into event season with The Sophia Dress, a statement occasion frock in sizes 6-20 (US 4-18/EUR 34-48). Download our bonus pattern piece to convert the side panels into solid sections below...

Occassion Dress Sewing pattern bonus piece

Add a me-made touch to your party wardrobe with our Occassion Dress Sewing Pattern! This pattern was first released as The Sophia Dress with issue 42 of Simply Sewing magazine, and it’s now available as a PDF pattern in our Etsy store. In this post we’ll show you how to convert this pattern into a dress without the cut-out side panels.

Party dress sewing pattern

To make a version of this party dress sewing pattern without the cut-out side panels, we’ve created a free bonus side panel pattern piece to download and print at home. Just print out the PDF at 100% and then get your cutting scissors at the ready!

CLICK HERE to download your bonus pattern piece


Print the 10cm test square on page 4 to check the size before printing the rest of the pattern.

Get the full sewing pattern

If you’ve just discovered this bonus pattern piece and want to get yuor hands on the full pattern, it’s available to buy as a PDF pattern in our Etsy store. Find out more about this pattern in our Occassion Dress Sewing Pattern post.

The Sophia Dress Bonus Side Pattern
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Not feeling brave enough to sport the side panels in the original pattern? Fear not! This bonus pattern will covert your occasion dress into a garment with solid sides.