With a tie fastening, elegant flutter sleeves and midi and maxi lengths, The Maria Dress is the ultimate in summery chic. Get making this wrap dress sewing pattern today!
There’s a reason wrap dresses are a trend that never goes away – feminine, timeless, romantic and so easy to wear, they’re the go-to for pretty much every occasion summer throws our way. Whether we’re heading to a wedding, birthday, brunch, barbecue or just a day at the office, we’ll be wearing our wrap dress! And this issue’s Maria Dress is the dreamiest of them all, with elegant flutter sleeves, a delicate waist tie fastening and midi and maxi lengths to sew.
You’ll learn how to work with lightweight fabrics such as crepe and viscose, insert flutter sleeves, sew facings for a neat neckline, and add the finishing touch: those pretty ties!
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The Maria Dress: digital sewing pattern
This pattern is available to download (PDF) in our pattern store.
UK sizes 6-20 (US 4-18, EUR 34-38).
You will need:
Fabric: Dress A: 4.3mx140cm (43⁄4ydx55in)
Fabric: Dress B: 3.7mx140cm (41⁄8ydx55in)
- Stay tape for the neckline (optional)
- Matching thread
- Basic sewing kit
Lightweight cotton, cotton lawn, crepe or rayon.
- Stitch with lightweight fabrics
- Sew flutter sleeves
- Make spaghetti strap waist ties