Violet dress

518,10

Violet is a dress with a close-fitting bodice and a voluminous skirt. It features a waist seam that sits above the natural waistline. The front bodice features a center seam as well as bust and waist darts. The back bodice features shoulder and waist darts. The dress fastens with an invisible zipper in the center back seam. The skirt is gathered at the waist and features side seam pockets. The dress has a deep V-neckline and long set-in sleeves that are pleated at the caps and hems and finished with narrow cuffs. The front and back of the dress are finished with a free-hanging lining while the sleeves are unlined. Violet is above-knee length.

Model Polina: Height 165 cm (5’5”), Bust 83 cm (32 5/8”), Waist 63 cm (24 3/4”), Hips 91 cm (35 7/8”). Polina is wearing size 36 in height 2.

Approximate sewing time — 2 days (15 hours).

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

- medium weight, with good drape, soft, 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: dress-weight wool, gabardine, suiting, velvet, dress-weight fine wale corduroy, modal.

Attention! We do not recommend stretchy (lightweight knits) and lightweight fabrics (chiffon, stretch lace, challis).

For the lining, we recommend artificial fibers (viscose), blends (viscose + elastane, viscose + polyester), or synthetics (polyester, polyester + elastane).

The dress in the photo is made of suiting fabric. The fabric is medium weight, soft, with good drape and very little stretch. The fiber content is a blend of polyester, viscose, and spandex.

The lining is a blend of viscose and polyester.

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)

1.6

1.75

1.75

1.8

1.95

2.2

2.2

2 (162–168)

1.65

1.8

1.8

1.9

2

2.3

2.3

3 (170–176)

1.7

1.9

1.9

1.95

2.1

2.35

2.4

4 (178–184)

1.8

1.95

2

2.05

2.15

2.45

2.5

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

Height, cm

Size

34–40

42

44

46–48

50

52

1 (154–160)

1.6

1.65

1.75

1.75

1.8

1.85

2 (162–168)

1.7

1.75

1.8

1.85

1.9

1.95

3 (170–176)

1.75

1.8

1.85

1.9

1.95

2

4 (178–184)

1.8

1.9

1.95

1.95

2

2.05

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 3/4

1 7/8

1 7/8

2

2 1/8

2 3/8

2 3/8

2 (5’4”–5’6”)

1 3/4

2

2

2 1/8

2 1/8

2 1/2

2 1/2

3 (5’7”–5’9”)

1 7/8

2 1/8

2 1/8

2 1/8

2 1/4

2 5/8

2 5/8

4 (5’10”–6’1”)

2

2 1/8

2 1/8

2 1/4

2 3/8

2 5/8

2 3/4

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

Height, ft

Size

34–40

42

44

46–48

50

52

1 (5’1”–5’3”)

1 3/4

1 3/4

1 7/8

1 7/8

2

2

2 (5’4”–5’6”)

1 7/8

1 7/8

2

2

2 1/8

2 1/8

3 (5’7”–5’9”)

1 7/8

2

2

2 1/8

2 1/8

2 1/8

4 (5’10”–6’1”)

2

2 1/8

2 1/8

2 1/8

2 1/8

2 1/4

2. Lining fabric, 140 cm wide, in meters:

Height, cm

Size

34–40

42–46

48

50

52

1 (154–160)

0.9

0.9

1.1

1.25

1.35

2 (162–168)

0.9

0.9

1.2

1.3

1.4

3 (170–176)

0.95

0.95

1.25

1.4

1.5

4 (178–184)

1

1.1

1.3

1.45

1.55

Lining fabric, 55” wide, in yards:

Height, ft

Size

34–40

42–46

48

50

52

1 (5’1”–5’3”)

1

1

1 1/4

1 3/8

1 1/2

2 (5’4”–5’6”)

1

1

1 1/4

1 3/8

1 1/2

3 (5’7”–5’9”)

1

1

1 3/8

1 1/2

1 5/8

4 (5’10”–6’1”)

1 1/8

1 1/4

1 3/8

1 5/8

1 3/4

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

3. Bias-cut fusible stay tape — 2 m (2 1/8 yd)

4. Lightweight knit or woven interfacing, 140 cm (55") wide, for all sizes in all heights — 0.35 m (3/8 yd)

5. One invisible zipper, 55 cm (21 5/8”) long, for all sizes in all heights

6. Tulle for sleeve heads, for all sizes in all heights — 0.3 m (3/8 yd)

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

0.2–1.8

1/8–3/4

Design line ease (3 cm [1 1/8"] above the waistline)

3.1–6.4

1 1/4–2 1/2

Hipline ease

38.1–41.1

15–16 1/8

Upper arm ease

10.4–14

4 1/8–5 1/2

Height, cm

Back length from waist down (estimated), cm

Sleeve length including cuff, cm

1 (154–160)

43

65.1–67.4

2 (162–168)

46

66.8–68.8

3 (170–176)

49

68.5–70.5

4 (178–184)

52

70.3–72.2

Height, ft

Back length from waist down (estimated), in

Sleeve length including cuff, in

1 (5’1”–5’3”)

16 7/8

25 5/8–26 1/2

2 (5’4”–5’6”)

18 1/8

26 1/4–27 1/8

3 (5’7”–5’9”)

19 1/4

27–27 3/4

4 (5’10”–6’1”)

20 1/2

27 5/8–28 3/8

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

Violet instructions Sample
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