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BY HAND London - Sophia Dress

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The Sophia Dress

An incredibly versatile party dress featuring a fitted sleeveless V-neck bodice with angled darts and armholes. Variation 1 transforms the somewhat edgy bodice into a vintage lover’s dream, boasting a wide sailor collar and full skirt with multiple panels and godets, while Variation 2 opts for a sleeker, more modern silhouette - angled darts mirror those on the bodice, and a sexy centre front split make this sheath dress anything but plain.

Multi-sized sewing pattern from UK 6 / US 2 up to UK 20 / US 16

What you will need:

    • Your fabric
    • Pins
    • Tape measure
    • Pinking shears (optional)
    • Hand sewing needle
    • Matching thread
    • Dress makers shears
    • Tracing paper (optional)
    • 16" invisible zipper
    • Invisible zipper foot
    • Hook & eye (optional)
    • Regular zipper foot

      Fabric suggestions: Most light-medium wovens will be suitable for Spohia. Cotton lawn, quilting cotton, poplin, Broderie Anglaise, batiste, silk habotai, silk crepe, taffesta silk, rayon, wool tweed, wool crepe etc. Lightweight or drapey fabrics will benefit from a lightweight fusible interfacing at the collar of Variation 1. Opt for a breathable cotton lawn for the bodice lining.

      Level: Intermediate

       

       

      VARIATION 1
      60" / 1.5m
      All sizes need 1.6m / 1.75yds
      45" / 1.15m All sizes need 2m / 2.2yds
      VARIATION 2
      60" / 1.5m
      All sizes need 2m / 2.2yds
      45" / 1.15m All sizes need 3.4m / 3.65yds
      LINING (ALL VARIATIONS)
      60" / 1.5m
      All sizes need 0.5m / 0.555yds
      45" / 1.15m All sizes need 0.6m / 0.65yds

       

       

       

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