Tilly and the Buttons - Zadie
Throw on your Zadie dress for comfort and style at work or play. The dress has striking diagonal seams, concealing lovely (and practical!) in-seam pockets. The fitted bodice has a flattering empire waistline and round neckline finished with a neckband. It flares out into a feminine, knee-length semi-pleated skirt that's great for swishing. Choose from cap, three-quarter or full length raglan sleeves.
If you're a fan of the Coco or Agnes patterns, this project will take your knit fabric sewing skills to the next level. Includes easy-to-follow instructions with photos showing you how to sew each step making it easy for you to create gorgeous clothes you can be proud to say you made yourself.
Fabric Suggestions: Medium weight stretch knit fabrics such as ponte di roma, double knit, interlock, jersey. Check the fabric can be stretched crosswise at least 20% wider than its original width, and that it pings back down to size after stretching.
Long or 3/4 sleeve 2.5m (2 yards) x 150cm (60in) wide OR 2.8m (3 yards) x 115cm (45in);
Cap sleeve 2.1m (2 3/8 yards) x 150cm (60in) wide OR 2.3m (2 1/2 yards) x 115cm (45in) (It's always a good idea to buy a little extra knit fabric to allow for shrinkage. See below for fabric lengths for colour blocked versions)
*0.9m (1 yard) of 6-8mm (1/4in) stay tape,
*Ribbon or strips of knit interfacing
*Ballpoint or stretch needle for your sewing machine
*Sewing machine with a zigzag stitch and basic tools (a rotary cutter, mat and walking foot are useful)