The Derby Dress is a fun swingy a-line sundress. Both versions pull on, feature princess seams in the front, and have four panels in the back.
View A has a contrast Peter Pan collar, straps at the neck, and a gathered ruffle at the hem that hits above the knee
View B has a bias-cut gathered ruffle at the neck, a tie belt at the waist and hits just above the knee.
Difficulty Level = Beginner
Multi-sized paper pattern: US sizing 0-18 (approximate UK equivalent sizing 4-22)
Designed for lightweight woven fabrics
Suggested Fabrics: Cotton shirting, lawn, voile, swiss dot, double gauze, linen, silk, rayon. Ideal for the Liberty Lawns and Poplins on this website.
Fabric quantities allow for nap, one-way design or shading. Extra fabric may be required to match design or for shrinkage.
Notions: Thread only!!