Francesca dress

529,12

Francesca is an A-line dress with a close-fitting bodice, a full skirt, and an empire waist seam at the front. The fully-lined bodice features horizontal draping and wide tie straps, and fastens with a hook and eye tape in the center back seam. The top edge of the skirt is pleated evenly all around. The skirt closes with an invisible zipper in the center back seam, features side seam pockets and a horizontal design line below the knees. Francesca is midi length.

Model Alina: Height 172 cm (5’8”), Bust 86 cm (33 7/8”), Waist 65 cm (25 5/8”), Hips 93 cm (36 5/8”). Alina is wearing size 36 in height 3.

Approximate sewing time ― 2 days (16 hours).

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

- lightweight, structured, non-stretch or with very little stretch

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

- the following fabrics are recommended: heavyweight shirting (opaque), dress-weight denim, linen

Attention! We do not recommend stretchy knit fabrics and fluid fabrics (chiffon, stretch lace, satin).

The garment in the photo is made of linen. The fabric is medium weight, malleable, smooth and with very little stretch. The fiber content is 100% linen.

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)

2.6

2.6

2.6

2.8

2.9

2.85

3

3.15

3.2

3.2

2 (162–168)

2.6

2.6

2.7

2.9

2.9

2.95

3.05

3.2

3.25

3.25

3 (170–176)

2.7

2.7

2.8

3

3

3.05

3.15

3.3

3.35

3.35

4 (178–184)

2.75

2.8

2.85

3.1

3.1

3.15

3.2

3.4

3.45

3.45

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”)

2 7/8

2 7/8

2 7/8

3

3 1/8

3 1/8

3 1/4

3 1/2

3 1/2

3 1/2

2 (5’4”–5’6”)

2 7/8

2 7/8

3

3 1/8

3 1/8

3 1/4

3 3/8

3 1/2

3 1/2

3 1/2

3 (5’7”–5’9”)

3

3

3

3 1/4

3 1/4

3 3/8

3 1/2

3 5/8

3 5/8

3 5/8

4 (5’10”–6’1”)

3

3

3 1/8

3 3/8

3 3/8

3 1/2

3 1/2

3 3/4

3 3/4

3 3/4

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

2. Lightweight knit or woven interfacing, 140 cm (55”) wide, for all sizes in all heights — 20 cm (7 7/8”)

3. Stitched bias-cut fusible stay tape for all sizes in all heights — 2 m (2 1/8 yd)

4. Elastic, 1 cm (3/8") wide, cm / inches (cut into two pieces):

Height, cm

Size

34

36

38

40

42

44

46

48

50

52

1 (154–160)

16.4

18.6

21

23.6

22

24.4

26.8

29.2

27.6

30

2 (162–168)

17

19

21.6

24

22.2

24.6

27.2

29.4

27.8

30.2

3 (170–176)

17.6

19.6

22

24.4

22.8

25

27.8

30

28.4

30.6

4 (178–184)

17.8

20

22.4

24.8

23

25.4

28

30.2

28.8

31

Height, ft

Size

34

36

38

40

42

44

46

48

50

52

1 (5’1”–5’3”)

6 1/2

7 3/8

8 1/4

9 1/4

8 5/8

9 5/8

10 1/2

11 1/2

10 7/8

11 3/4

2 (5’4”–5’6”)

6 3/4

7 1/2

8 1/2

9 1/2

8 3/4

9 5/8

10 3/4

11 5/8

11

11 7/8

3 (5’7”–5’9”)

6 7/8

7 3/4

8 5/8

9 5/8

9

9 7/8

11

11 3/4

11 1/8

12

4 (5’10”–6’1”)

7

7 7/8

8 7/8

9 3/4

9

10

11

11 7/8

11 3/8

12 1/4

5. Hook and eye tape for all sizes in all heights — 20 cm (7 7/8")

6. One invisible zipper for all sizes in all heights — 30 cm (11 3/4")

7. 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

Ease type

Ease measurement, cm

Ease measurement, in

Bust ease

5.5–6

2 1/8–2 3/8

Waistline ease

4.5–6.3

1 3/4–2 1/2

Hipline ease

82.1–86.7

32 3/8–34 1/8

Height, cm

Back length, cm

Height, ft

Back length, in

1 (154–160)

80.1

1 (5’1”–5’3”)

31 1/2

2 (162–168)

84.1

2 (5’4”–5’6”)

33 1/8

3 (170–176)

88.1

3 (5’7”–5’9”)

34 5/8

4 (178–184)

92.1

4 (5’10”–6’1”)

36 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 900mm 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

Francesca instructions Sample
Ваш рост:
154-160162-168170-176178-184
Ваш размер (европейский):
34363840424446485052
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