Helen dress

497,69

Helen is a loose-fitting dress with a straight silhouette. It has a detachable belt that closes with a buckle. The front features bust darts transferred to the side seams. The back features a separate yoke with a pleat underneath at the center back. Helen has a turn-down collar with a separate stand. A free-hanging decorative collar tie is attached with tacks under the collar. There is a slit from the neckline down to the bust level at the center front. The dress features set-in semi-fitted sleeves with cuffs. The side seams end in high hemline slits. The front and hemline slits, cuffs, collar, belt, collar tie, and garment hem feature topstitching lines. The dress is below-knee length.

Model Kseniya: Height 171cm (5’7”), Bust 86cm (33 7/8”), Waist 63cm (24 3/4”), Hips 92cm (36 1/4”). Kseniya is wearing size 36 in height 2.

Model Yana: Height 174cm (5’8”), Bust 108cm (42 1/2”), Waist 90cm (35 3/8”), Hips 128cm (50 3/8”). Yana is wearing size 48 in height 3.

Sewing time — 1.5 days (10 hours).

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

- medium weight, structured, non-stretch or with very little stretch, opaque;

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

- the following fabrics are recommended: wool, gabardine, denim, fine wale corduroy, corduroy, faux leather, suede.

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

The dress in the photo is made of:

- denim; the fiber content is a blend: 98% recycled cotton + 2% polyester. This fabric is medium weight, structured, with very little stretch;

- faux leather; the fiber content is a blend: 45% artificial silk + 50% PU + 5% elastane. This fabric is medium weight, soft, with very little stretch.

1. Main fabric, 110 cm wide, with a directional print/nap, in meters:

Height, cm/size

34–44

46–48

50–52

1 (154–160)

3.1

3.15

3.25

2 (162–168)

3.2

3.25

3.35

3 (170–176)

3.3

3.3

3.45

4 (178–184)

3.35

3.4

3.55

Main fabric, 43” wide, with a directional print/nap, in yards:

Height, ft/size

34–44

46–48

50–52

1 (5’1”–5’3”)

3 3/8

3 1/2

3 1/2

2 (5’4”–5’6”)

3 1/2

3 1/2

3 5/8

3 (5’7”–5’9”)

3 5/8

3 5/8

3 3/4

4 (5’10”–6’1”)

3 5/8

3 3/4

3 7/8

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

Height, cm/size

34–42

44–52

1 (154–160)

2.35

2.55

2 (162–168)

2.45

2.65

3 (170–176)

2.55

2.75

4 (178–184)

2.6

2.8

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

Height, ft/size

34–42

44–52

1 (5’1”–5’3”)

2 5/8

2 3/4

2 (5’4”–5’6”)

2 5/8

2 7/8

3 (5’7”–5’9”)

2 3/4

3

4 (5’10”–6’1”)

2 7/8

3

Main fabric, 150 cm wide, with a directional print/nap, in meters:

Height, cm/size

34

36

38

40–52

1 (154–160)

2.15

2.2

2.25

2.4

2 (162–168)

2.2

2.3

2.3

2.5

3 (170–176)

2.25

2.3

2.45

2.55

4 (178–184)

2.25

2.3

2.5

2.65

Main fabric, 59” wide, with a directional print/nap, in yards:

Height, ft/size

34

36

38

40–52

1 (5’1”–5’3”)

2 3/8

2 3/8

2 1/2

2 5/8

2 (5’4”–5’6”)

2 3/8

2 1/2

2 1/2

2 3/4

3 (5’7”–5’9”)

2 1/2

2 1/2

2 5/8

2 3/4

4 (5’10”–6’1”)

2 1/2

2 1/2

2 3/4

2 7/8

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

2. Knit or woven lightweight interfacing, 140 cm wide, for all heights, in meters:

Size

34

36

38

40

42

44

46

48

50

52

1.2

1.25

1.3

1.35

1.4

1.45

1.45

1.5

1.55

1.6

Knit or woven lightweight interfacing, 55” wide, for all heights, in yards:

Size

34

36

38

40

42

44

46

48

50

52

1 1/4

1 3/8

1 3/8

1 1/2

1 1/2

1 5/8

1 5/8

1 5/8

1 3/4

1 3/4

3. Tape (satin, gross grain or nylon), 5 mm (just under 1/4”) wide, for slit reinforcement — 20 cm (7 7/8”) for all sizes and heights.

4. One 5 cm (2”) wide buckle.

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

6. Matching topstitching thread (for example, Madeira No. 35) — 1 spool.

7. Double-sided basting tape (for a faux leather garment) — 1 roll.

- 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) (for a denim garment);

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

- teflon or walking foot for the sewing machine (for a faux leather garment).

Ease type

Ease measurement, cm

Ease measurement, in

Bust ease

33.2–33.7

13 1/8–13 1/4

Waistline ease

51.7–51.9

20 3/8

Hipline ease

24.3–24.5

9 5/8

Upper arm ease

20

7 7/8

Height, cm

Garment length at center back, cm

Sleeve length, cm

1 (154–160)

114.8

44.4–47.1

2 (162–168)

118.8

46.4–49.2

3 (170–176)

122.8

48.4–51.1

4 (178–184)

126.8

50.4–53.2

Height, ft

Garment length at center back, in

Sleeve length, in

1 (5’1”–5’3”)

45 1/4

17 1/2–18 1/2

2 (5’4”–5’6”)

46 3/4

18 1/4–19 3/8

3 (5’7”–5’9”)

48 3/8

19–20 1/8

4 (5’10”–6’1”)

49 7/8

19 7/8–21

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. Note that for height categories 3 and 4, the plotter pattern comes on 2 pages. 

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

Helen instructions Sample
Helen instructions Sample (leather)
Ваш рост:
154-160162-168170-176178-184
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34363840424446485052
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