Sewaholic Sewing Pattern 1504.
Difficulty: Intermediate / Advanced.
Nicola is a beautiful shirtdress with a gently scooped V-neckline, button front closure and knee length skirt. The collar lies flat around the neckline for a subtle, face-framing effect. Your choice of long sleeves or cap sleeves, with a comfortable elastic waistline hidden by a fabric tie belt.
Designed with a pear-shaped figure in mind, the yoke features gathers over the bustline and in the back to add volume on top. Cap sleeves broaden the shoulders and the tie belt highlights a narrow waistline. The skirt flares from the waistline to hem, flattering curvy hips.
A lovely, classic dress for work or the weekend!
Sizing is proportioned for a pear-shaped figure: smaller bust and waist, larger hips.
Lightweight woven fabrics such as cotton voile or lawn, swiss dot, rayon challis, crepe, charmeuse. Allow extra fabric to match stripes, plaids or one-way designs.