Katniss dress

566,43

Katniss is a close-fitting dress. The shaping at the back is achieved with waist darts. Top front pieces feature spaghetti straps tied at the neck. The dress has a low neckline and short raglan sleeves gathered with elastic at the top and bottom. The casings at the front and back top edges are threaded with elastic for gathering. The draping at the front is shaped with ties in the princess seam casings.  The dress closes with a hook and eye and an invisible zipper in the center back seam. The hem is finished with a flounce. Katniss is mid-hip 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 ― 1.5 days (12 hours).

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

− medium weight, with good drape, non-stretch or with very little stretch, opaque

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

− the following fabrics are recommended: muslin, dress-weight viscose, linen, poplin, sateen, silk, cotton shirting, dress-weight denim, challis

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

The dress in the photo is made of muslin. The fabric is thin, soft, breathable, semi-sheer and with good drape. The fiber content is 100% cotton.

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)

1.7

1.75

1.76

1.83

2

2

2

2

2.07

2 (162–168)

1.86

1.86

1.86

1.9

2.05

2.07

2.07

2.13

2.2

3 (170–176)

1.95

1.95

1.95

1.97

2.14

2.18

2.22

2.23

2.3

4 (178–184)

2.18

2.18

2.18

2.18

2.25

2.25

2.36

2.36

2.4

Main fabric, 145 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)

1.7

1.75

1.76

1.83

2

2

2

2

2.07

2 (162–168)

1.86

1.86

1.86

1.9

2.05

2.07

2.07

2.13

2.2

3 (170–176)

1.95

1.95

1.95

1.97

2.14

2.18

2.22

2.23

2.3

4 (178–184)

2.04

2.04

2.04

2.06

2.25

2.25

2.36

2.36

2.4

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

Height, cm

Size

 34–38

40–42

44–46

48–52

1 (154–160)

1.67

1.75

1.85

1.95

2 (162–168)

1.78

1.8

1.95

2.1

3 (170–176)

1.9

1.91

2.03

2.16

4 (178–184)

2

2.06

2.08

2.3

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 7/8

1 7/8

1 7/8

2

2 1/8

2 1/8

2 1/8

2 1/8

2 1/4

2 (5’4”–5’6”)

2

2

2

2 1/8

2 1/4

2 1/4

2 1/4

2 3/8

2 3/8

3 (5’7”–5’9”)

2 1/8

2 1/8

2 1/8

2 1/8

2 3/8

2 3/8

2 3/8

2 1/2

2 1/2

4 (5’10”–6’1”)

2 3/8

2 3/8

2 3/8

2 3/8

2 1/2

2 1/2

2 5/8

2 5/8

2 5/8

Main fabric, 57" 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 7/8

1 7/8

1 7/8

2

2 1/8

2 1/8

2 1/8

2 1/8

2 1/4

2 (5’4”–5’6”)

2

2

2

2 1/8

2 1/4

2 1/4

2 1/4

2 3/8

2 3/8

3 (5’7”–5’9”)

2 1/8

2 1/8

2 1/8

2 1/8

2 3/8

2 3/8

2 3/8

2 1/2

2 1/2

4 (5’10”–6’1”)

2 1/4

2 1/4

2 1/4

2 1/4

2 1/2

2 1/2

2 5/8

2 5/8

2 5/8

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

Height, ft

Size

 34–38

40–42

44–46

48–52

1 (5’1”–5’3”)

1 7/8

1 7/8

2

2 1/8

2 (5’4”–5’6”)

2

2

2 1/8

2 1/4

3 (5’7”–5’9”)

2 1/8

2 1/8

2 1/4

2 3/8

4 (5’10”–6’1”)

2 1/8

2 1/4

2 1/4

2 1/2

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

2. Elastic, 7 mm wide (the width is specified for two pieces), for all heights, cm:

Elastic length, cm

Size

34

36

38

40

42

44

46

48

50

52

Back casing

26.8

27.8

29

30

31

32.2

33.2

34.4

35.4

36.6

Sleeve top and bottom casing

88

(35.8+ 52.2)

91.8

(36.8+ 55)

95.6

(37.8+ 57.8)

99.3

(39+ 60.3)

103.4

(40+ 63.4)

107.2

(41+ 66.2)

111

(42+69)

114.8

(43+ 71.8)

118.6

(44+ 74.6)

122.4

(45+ 77.4)

Top front casing

25.6

26.8

27.8

29

30.2

31.4

32.6

33.8

34.8

36

Elastic, 1/4" wide (the width is specified for two pieces), for all heights, in:

Elastic length, in

Size

34

36

38

40

42

44

46

48

50

52

Back casing

10 1/2

11

11 3/8

11 3/4

12 1/4

12 5/8

13 1/8

13 1/2

13 7/8

14 3/8

Sleeve top and bottom casing

34 5/8

(14 1/8 + 20 1/2)

36 1/8

(14 1/2 + 21 5/8)

37 5/8

(14 7/8 + 22 3/4)

39 1/8

(15 3/8 + 23 3/4)

40 3/4

(15 3/4 + 25)

42 1/4

(16 1/8 + 26 1/8)

43 3/4

(16 1/2 + 27 1/8)

45 1/4

(16 7/8 + 28 1/4)

46 3/4

(17 3/8 + 29 3/8)

48 1/4

(17 3/4 + 30 1/2)

Top front casing

10 1/8

10 1/2

11

11 3/8

11 7/8

12 3/8

12 7/8

13 1/4

13 3/4

14 1/8

3. Lightweight knit or woven interfacing, 140 cm (55") wide, for all sizes in all heights — 5 cm (2")

4. Bias-cut fusible stay tape, 1 cm (3/8") wide, for all sizes in all heights — 1 m (1 1/8 yd)

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

6. One sew-on hook-and-eye closure

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)

−  buttonhole foot for the sewing machine

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

−  invisible zipper foot for the sewing machine

− elastic threader (may be replaced with a safety pin)

− loop turner (may be replaced with a ball-point needle)

Ease type

Ease measurement, cm

Ease measurement, in

Bust ease

3.4–4.5

1 3/8–1 3/4

Waistline ease

3.4–4.9

1 3/8–1 7/8

Hipline ease

4.3–5.3

1 3/4–2 1/8

Upper arm ease

47.8–64.8

18 7/8–25 1/2

Height, cm

Garment length from waist down, cm

Sleeve length, cm

1 (154–160)

44

17–16.9

2 (162–168)

47

18.1-18

3 (170–176)

50

19–18.9

4 (178–184)

53

20.1–19.9

Height, ft

Garment length from waist down, in

Sleeve length, in

1 (5’1”–5’3”)

17 3/8

6 3/4–6 5/8

2 (5’4”–5’6”)

18 1/2

7 1/8

3 (5’7”–5’9”)

19 5/8

7 1/2

4 (5’10”–6’1”)

20 7/8

7 7/8

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

Katniss instructions Sample
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