Cara dress

635,39
317,70

Cara is a close-fitting dress with an accentuated waist. It features an underbust seam as well as front and back princess seams transitioning into darts. The front has a deep square neckline with decorative bust cups. The set-in sleeves are long and feature elbow darts. The dress is finished with a free-hanging lining and fastens with an invisible zipper in the center back seam. Cara is above-knee length.

Model Liana: Height 166 cm (5’5”), Bust 85 cm (33 1/2”), Waist 63 cm (24 3/4”), Hips 92 cm (36 1/4”). Liana is wearing size 36 in height 2.

Approximate sewing time — 2 days (16 hours).

To sew this dress, choose dress-weight fabrics with the following properties:

- medium weight, easily pressed and steamed, soft, non-stretch or with very little stretch, opaque

- the fiber content can include natural fibers (wool, cotton), artificial fibers (viscose), blends (wool + polyester, cotton + viscose, etc.), and synthetics (polyester)

- the following fabrics are recommended: dress-weight wool, suiting fabrics, gabardine

Attention! We do not recommend stretchy knit fabrics or lightweight sheer fabrics (chiffon, organza, stretch lace).

As an additional fabric for the decorative bust cups, we recommend materials with polyurethane, polyvinyl chloride (PVC) content and a knit or woven backing. The following fabrics are recommended: faux leather, faux suede.

For the lining, choose lining fabrics made of blends (viscose + elastane, viscose + polyester) or synthetics (polyester, polyester + elastane).

The dress in the photo is made of suiting fabric. The fabric is medium weight, soft, pliable, and with very little stretch. The fiber content is a blend of polyester, viscose, and spandex. The fabric weight is 350 g/m2.

As the additional fabric, we used faux leather with a woven backing. The fabric weight is 360 g/m2.

The lining's fiber content is a blend of viscose, polyester, and elastane. The fabric weight is 100 g/m2. The weight of the lining fabric for the additional fabric is 100 g/m2.

The interfacing weight is 30 g/m2. The weight of the interfacing for the additional fabric is 70 g/m2.

1. Main fabric, 140 cm wide, with a directional print/nap, in meters:

Height, cm/ Size

34

36

38

40

42

44

46

48

50

52

1 (154–160)

1.1

1.15

1.15

1.2

1.2

1.25

1.35

1.5

1.5

1.5

2 (162–168)

1.15

1.2

1.2

1.25

1.25

1.3

1.4

1.55

1.55

1.55

3 (170–176)

1.2

1.25

1.25

1.3

1.3

1.3

1.45

1.6

1.6

1.6

4 (178–184)

1.25

1.3

1.3

1.35

1.35

1.35

1.5

1.65

1.7

1.7

Main fabric, 55" wide, with a directional print/nap, in yards:

Height, ft/ Size

34

36

38

40

42

44

46

48

50

52

1 (5’1”–5’3”)

1 1/4

1 1/4

1 1/4

1 1/4

1 1/4

1 3/8

1 1/2

1 5/8

1 5/8

1 5/8

2 (5’4”–5’6”)

1 1/4

1 1/4

1 1/4

1 3/8

1 3/8

1 3/8

1 1/2

1 3/4

1 3/4

1 3/4

3 (5’7”–5’9”)

1 1/4

1 3/8

1 3/8

1 3/8

1 3/8

1 3/8

1 5/8

1 3/4

1 3/4

1 3/4

4 (5’10”–6’1”)

1 3/8

1 3/8

1 3/8

1 1/2

1 1/2

1 1/2

1 5/8

1 3/4

1 7/8

1 7/8

2. Lining fabric, 140 cm wide, for all sizes, in meters:

Height, cm/ Size

34

36

38

40

42

44

46

48

50

52

1 (154–160)

0.55

0.6

0.65

0.75

0.85

0.85

0.85

0.85

0.85

0.85

2 (162–168)

0.6

0.6

0.65

0.8

0.85

0.85

0.85

0.9

0.9

0.9

3 (170–176)

0.6

0.6

0.7

0.8

0.9

0.9

0.9

0.9

0.95

0.95

4 (178–184)

0.6

0.6

0.7

0.85

0.95

0.95

0.95

0.95

1

1

Lining fabric, 55" wide, for all sizes, in yards:

Height, ft/ Size

34

36

38

40

42

44

46

48

50

52

1 (5’1”–5’3”)

5/8

5/8

3/4

7/8

7/8

7/8

7/8

7/8

7/8

7/8

2 (5’4”–5’6”)

5/8

5/8

3/4

7/8

7/8

7/8

7/8

1

1

1

3 (5’7”–5’9”)

5/8

5/8

3/4

7/8

1

1

1

1

1

1

4 (5’10”–6’1”)

5/8

5/8

3/4

7/8

1

1

1

1

1 1/8

1 1/8

IMPORTANT! When purchasing fabric, please account for shrinkage and buy 5% more than required.

3. Additional fabric (faux leather, faux suede), for all sizes in all heights — 0.15 m (1/8 yd)

4. Lining fabric for the additional fabric, for all sizes in all heights — 0.15 m (1/8 yd)

5. Lightweight knit or woven interfacing, 140 cm (55”) wide, for all sizes in all heights — 0.15 m (1/8 yd)

6. Heavyweight woven interfacing for the additional fabric, 140 cm (55") wide, for all sizes in all heights — 0.15 m (1/8 yd)

7. Stitched bias-cut fusible stay tape, for all sizes in all heights — 85 cm (33 1/2")

8. One invisible zipper, 50 cm (19 5/8”) long, for all sizes in all heights

9. Matching thread — 5 spools (1 spool for the sewing machine + 4 spools for the overlocker)

- sewing machine for construction

- overlocker for finishing raw edges. This may be replaced with a stretch overlock stitch or a zigzag stitch on the sewing machine (overlock or zigzag stitch width 2–3 mm, stitch length 2.5 mm)

- stitch-in-the-ditch foot for the sewing machine (optional)

- invisible zipper foot for the sewing machine

- one-sided foot for the sewing machine

Ease type

Ease measurement, cm

Ease measurement, in

Bust ease

5.4–6.6

2 1/8–2 5/8

Waistline ease

4.8–6.8

1 7/8–2 5/8

Hipline ease

6–6.9

2 3/8–2 3/4

Upper arm ease

4.1–3.5

1 5/8–1 3/8

Height, cm

Garment length, cm

Sleeve length, cm

1 (154–160)

73.6–75

58

2 (162–168)

77.6–79

60

3 (170–176)

81.6–83

62

4 (178–184)

85.6–87

64

Height, ft

Garment length, in

Sleeve length, in

1 (5’1”–5’3”)

29–29 1/2

22 7/8

2 (5’4”–5’6”)

30 1/2–31 1/8

23 5/8

3 (5’7”–5’9”)

32 1/8–32 5/8

24 3/8

4 (5’10”–6’1”)

33 3/4–34 1/4

25 1/4

Once the order is paid, within 1 minute you will receive an email with the details of the order and a link to your personal account, where the following will be available for download:

1. The pdf pattern in your chosen size, in the following formats: Letter, A4, A0 and plotter format. The size of the plotter format is indicated in the name of the document. You will need a plotter printer that can print at least 900 mm width.

2. Detailed instructions which include cutting layouts, construction steps accompanied by photos, as well as instructions on how to work with Vikisews patterns (printing, taping, adjusting, sewing terminology).

If you have any questions, please let us know at info@vikisews.com

Cara instructions Sample
Ваш рост:
154-160162-168170-176178-184
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