Franny Dress

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Franny is a dress with a close-fitting bodice, a voluminous skirt, and an accentuated waist. It has adjustable straps and a waist seam shaped at the front. The lingerie-inspired corset bodice features bust cups made of bra foam. The front and back of the bodice are shaped with princess seams featuring rigilene boning inserted into applied channels. The skirt is stiffened with rigilene boning stitched to the princess seams, side seams, and hemline. The dress fastens with an invisible zipper in the center back seam. The skirt of the dress is fully lined. Franny is above-knee length.

Model Dasha: Height 174 cm (5'8"), Bust 83 cm (32 5/8"), Waist 62 cm (24 3/8"), Hips 89 cm (35"). Dasha is wearing size 36 in height 3.

Approximate sewing time — 2 days (16 hours).

To sew this dress, choose dress-weight fabrics with the following properties: medium weight, non-stretch or low-stretch. The fiber content can include natural fibers, artificial fibers, blends, or synthetics.

The following fabrics are recommended: satin, jacquard, taffeta, corset mesh.

For the cups, we recommend using 3 mm (1/8") thick bra foam. The foam is double-faced. The fiber content is polyester and cotton.

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

The dress in the photo is made of jacquard. The fabric is medium weight, soft, and low-stretch. The fiber content is a blend of polyester (80%) and viscose (17%). The fabric weight is 233 g/m2.

The additional fabric (corset mesh) is 100% polyester. The fabric weight is 45 g/m2.

The lining is a blend of polyester (55%) and viscose (45%). The fabric weight is 100 g/m2.

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

Height, cm

Size

34

36–44

46–52

Step 1

Step 2

Total

Step 1

Step 2

Total

Step 1

Step 2

Total

1 (154–160)

0.25

0.85

1.1

0.3

0.85

1.15

0.35

0.9

1.25

2 (162–168)

0.25

0.9

1.15

0.3

0.9

1.2

0.35

0.95

1.3

3 (170–176)

0.25

0.95

1.2

0.3

0.95

1.25

0.35

1

1.35

4 (178–184)

0.25

1.05

1.3

0.3

1.05

1.35

0.35

1.1

1.45

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

Height, ft

Size

34

36–44

46–52

Step 1

Step 2

Total

Step 1

Step 2

Total

Step 1

Step 2

Total

1 (5’1”–5’3”)

1/4

7/8

1 1/4

3/8

7/8

1 1/4

3/8

1

1 3/8

2 (5’4”–5’6”)

1/4

1

1 1/4

3/8

1

1 1/4

3/8

1

1 3/8

3 (5’7”–5’9”)

1/4

1

1 1/4

3/8

1

1 3/8

3/8

1 1/8

1 1/2

4 (5’10”–6’1”)

1/4

1 1/8

1 3/8

3/8

1 1/8

1 1/2

3/8

1 1/4

1 5/8

2. Additional fabric (corset mesh), 150 cm wide, with a directional print, in meters:

Height, cm

Size

34–42

44–52

1 (154–160)

0.25

0.3

2 (162–168)

0.25

0.3

3 (170–176)

0.25

0.3

4 (178–184)

0.25

0.3

Additional fabric (corset mesh), 59" wide, with a directional print, in yards:

Height, ft

Size

34–42

44–52

1 (5’1”–5’3”)

1/4

3/8

2 (5’4”–5’6”)

1/4

3/8

3 (5’7”–5’9”)

1/4

3/8

4 (5’10”–6’1”)

1/4

3/8

3. Lining fabric, 140 cm wide, with a directional print, in meters:

Height, cm

Size

34–44

46

48–52

1 (154–160)

0.85

0.9

0.9

2 (162–168)

0.9

0.9

0.95

3 (170–176)

0.95

1

1

4 (178–184)

1.05

1.1

1.1

Lining fabric, 55" wide, with a directional print, in yards:

Height, ft

Size

34–44

46–52

1 (5’1”–5’3”)

7/8

1

2 (5’4”–5’6”)

1

1

3 (5’7”–5’9”)

1

1 1/8

4 (5’10”–6’1”)

1 1/8

1 1/4

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

4. Bra foam, 3 mm (1/8") thick, 50 cm (19") wide, for all heights:

Size

34–40

42

44–48

50–52

meters

0.2

0.25

0.3

0.35

yards

1/4

1/4

3/8

3/8

5. Lightweight interfacing, knit or woven, 140 cm (55”) wide, for all heights:

Size

34

36

38–42

44

Step 1

Step 2

Total

Step 1

Step 2

Total

Step 1

Step 2

Total

Step 1

Step 2

Total

meters

0.25

0.4

0.65

0.3

0.4

0.7

0.3

0.45

0.75

0.3

0.5

0.8

yards

1/4

3/8

3/4

3/8

3/8

3/4

3/8

1/2

7/8

3/8

1/2

7/8

Size

46–48

50–52

Step 1

Step 2

Total

Step 1

Step 2

Total

meters

0.35

0.5

0.85

0.35

0.55

0.9

yards

3/8

1/2

7/8

3/8

5/8

1

6. Stitched bias-cut fusible stay tape with stitch reinforcement, 1.5 cm (5/8") wide — 0.4 m (3/8 yd)

7. One invisible zipper, 40 cm (15 3/4") long, for all sizes in all heights

8. Bra strap elastic, 1 cm (3/8") wide:

Size

34–40

42–46

48–52

meters

1.5

1.6

1.7

yards

1 5/8

1 3/4

1 7/8

9. Rigilene boning, 1 cm wide, for princess and side seams, in meters:

Height, cm

Size

34–44

46–52

1 (154–160)

1.6

1.7

2 (162–168)

1.7

1.8

3 (170–176)

1.8

1.9

4 (178–184)

1.9

2

Rigilene boning, 3/8" wide, for princess and side seams, in yards:

Height, ft

Size

34–44

46–52

1 (5’1”–5’3”)

1 3/4

1 7/8

2 (5’4”–5’6”)

1 7/8

2

3 (5’7”–5’9”)

2

2 1/8

4 (5’10”–6’1”)

2 1/8

2 1/8

10. Rigilene boning, 0.7 cm wide, for bodice seams and skirt hem, in meters:

Height, cm

Size

34–38

40–44

46–52

1 (154–160)

3.1

3.2

3.3

2 (162–168)

3.2

3.3

3.4

3 (170–176)

3.3

3.4

3.5

4 (178–184)

3.4

3.5

3.6

Rigilene boning, 1/4" wide, for bodice seams and skirt hem, in yards:

Height, ft

Size

34–38

40–44

46–52

1 (5’1”–5’3”)

3 3/8

3 1/2

3 5/8

2 (5’4”–5’6”)

3 1/2

3 5/8

3 3/4

3 (5’7”–5’9”)

3 5/8

3 3/4

3 7/8

4 (5’10”–6’1”)

3 3/4

3 7/8

3 7/8

11. One pair of bra underwires (in the necessary size)

12. Two strap slide adjusters, 1 cm (3/8") wide

13. Four strap rings for the ring holders, 1 cm (3/8") in diameter

14. One sew-on hook and eye closure

15. Matching thread — 1 spool

- sewing machine for construction

- invisible zipper foot for the sewing machine

- bias tape maker

Ease type

Ease measurement, cm

Ease measurement, in

Bust ease

1.3–1.8

1/2–3/4

Waistline ease (estimated)

1.6–2

5/8–3/4

Hipline ease

18–18.7

7 1/8–7 3/8

Height, cm

Back length from waist down (estimated), cm

1 (154–160)

35.2–37.2

2 (162–168)

38.2–40.2

3 (170–176)

41.2–43.2

4 (178–184)

44.2–46.2

Height, ft

Back length from waist down (estimated), in

1 (5’1”–5’3”)

13 7/8–14 5/8

2 (5’4”–5’6”)

15–15 7/8

3 (5’7”–5’9”)

16 1/4–17

4 (5’10”–6’1”)

17 3/8–18 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

Franny instructions Sample
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