Kiana dress

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Kiana is a loose-fitting, straight-cut dress with a shaped underbust seam and a gathered skirt. The dress features a deep V-neckline overlapped at the center front. The back bodice has a center seam. The long grown-on sleeves are gathered with elastic at the bottom. Kiana is below-ankle length.

Model Elizaveta: Height 177 cm (5′10″), Bust 82 cm (32 1/4”), Waist 62 cm (24 3/8”), Hips 91 cm (35 7/8”). Elizaveta is wearing size 36 in height 3.

Approximate sewing time – 1 day (8 hours).

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

- medium-weight, pliable, opaque, without elastane

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

- the following fabrics are recommended: linen, heavyweight cotton, gauze, nettle.

Attention! We do not recommend thin, sheer fabrics and materials with high elastane content.

The dress in the photos is made of 100% linen. The fabric is medium-weight, structured, and without stretch.  The fabric weight is 230 g/m2.

1. Main fabric, 130 cm wide, with a directional print/nap, in meters:

Height, cm

Size

34–38

40

42

44

46

48–52

1 (154–160)

3.3

3.35

3.35

3.35

3.35

-

2 (162–168)

3.45

3.45

3.45

3.5

3.5

-

3 (170–176)

3.55

3.55

3.6

3.6

3.6

-

4 (178–184)

3.65

3.7

3.7

3.7

3.75

-

Main fabric, 51" wide, with a directional print/nap, in yards:

Height, ft

Size

34–42

44

46

48–52

1 (5’1”–5’3”)

3 5/8

3 5/8

3 5/8

-

2 (5’4”–5’6”)

3 3/4

3 7/8

3 7/8

-

3 (5’7”–5’9”)

3 7/8

3 7/8

3 7/8

-

4 (5’10”–6’1”)

4

4

4 1/8

-

Attention! Certain sizes are unsuitable for 130 cm (51") wide fabric.

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

Height, cm

Size

34–38

40–42

44–46

48

50–52

1 (154–160)

3.25

3.25

3.25

3.3

3.3

2 (162–168)

3.35

3.35

3.35

3.4

3.4

3 (170–176)

3.45

3.5

3.5

3.5

3.55

4 (178–184)

3.6

3.6

3.65

3.65

3.7

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

Height, ft

Size

34–38

40–42

44–46

48–52

1 (5’1”–5’3”)

3 1/2

3 1/2

3 1/2

3 5/8

2 (5’4”–5’6”)

3 5/8

3 5/8

3 5/8

3 3/4

3 (5’7”–5’9”)

3 3/4

3 7/8

3 7/8

3 7/8

4 (5’10”–6’1”)

3 7/8

3 7/8

4

4

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

2. Lightweight interfacing, knit or woven, 140 cm (55") wide, 40 g/m2, for all sizes and heights – 0.35 m (3/8 yd).

3. Elastic, 1 cm (3/8") wide, for all heights:

34–40

42–48

50–52

cm

21

23

24

inches

8 1/4

9

9 1/2

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

- sewing machine for construction

- overlocker for finishing raw edges. It can 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 (optional).

Ease type

Ease measurement, cm

Ease measurement, in

Bust ease

11.6

4 5/8

Waistline ease

37.5

14 3/4

Hipline ease

98.7–128.9

38 7/8–50 3/4

Upper arm ease

10.9–18.1

4 1/4–7 1/8

Height, cm

Back length, cm

Sleeve length including shoulder width, cm

1 (154–160)

126

68–72.5

2 (162–168)

130

70.3–74

3 (170–176)

134

72.3–76

4 (178–184)

138

74.3–78

Height, ft

Back length, in

Sleeve length including shoulder width, in

1 (5’1”–5’3”)

49 5/8

26 3/4–28 1/2

2 (5’4”–5’6”)

51 1/8

27 5/8–29 1/8

3 (5’7”–5’9”)

52 3/4

28 1/2–29 7/8

4 (5’10”–6’1”)

54 3/8

29 1/4–30 3/4

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. 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

Kiana Instructions Sample
Your height:
154-160162-168170-176178-184
Your size (European):
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