Colette - Penny Dress - Sizes 18-26
The Penny dress features a classic design with feminine details. This charming shirtdress has a fitted bodice, with traditional shirt details like a collar stand, button placket, and shoulder yoke. These thoughtful details allow you to learn new sewing skills or perfect existing ones.
Version 1 features a fitted waistband and full set-in sleeves that complement a gathered skirt. This version is perfect for honing in on your decorative stitching and tailoring skills.
Version 2 has a sleeveless bodice, a semi-circle skirt, and an overlapping gathered waist belt. The skirts can be mixed to match either bodice, so you can create a customised dress for your style.
Suggested fabrics: Lightweight to medium weight woven fabrics such as cotton voile, lawn, shirting, poplin, broadcloth, and linen.
Notions: All-purpose polyester thread, sewing machine needle, hand-sewing needle, point turner, lightweight fusible interfacing (see size chart).
Version 1: seven 5/8‰ (1.6 cm) buttons, one 1/4‰ (0.63 cm) button, three size 3 sew on snaps.
Version 2: four 5/8‰ (1.6 cm) buttons, one 1/4‰ (0.63 cm) button, seven size 3 sew on snaps.
Sizes: Multi-sized from size 18 to 26