The Papillon Dress is our version of the latest classic, the colorblock dress. You will find that the separate segments in the dress leave you with endless options of fabric placement. The tutorial will guide you through the construction of the different segments and show you how to make a high quality, as well as durable garment.
The Papillon Dress has an adorable A-Line silhouette and is designed to fall just above the knee. We've designed it with a thicker shoulder strap and a light and fluttery sleeve to ensure it's appropriate for every occasion.
Color coded, computer drafted, print and cut pdf. pattern. (no scaling required)
Step by step tutorial with color photos.
Pattern includes the following sizes:
2T, 3T, 4T, 5T, 6, 7, 8, 10
We use standard US size measurements. Please check the size chart for measurements.
The Papillon Dress pictured was completed with a light weight poplin and voila.
Fabric options, to include light weight to medium weight fabrics, are cottons; calico; poplin; linens; rayon; shirting, voila.
Please reference the fabric requirement in the chart. Fabric requirements are based off of a 44-45” fabric width.
DIFFICULTY: Experienced Beginner / Intermediate
TECHNIQUES: top and edge stitch, lining, notches
The pattern is delivered as 2 pdf files. File 1 contains the instructions and tutorial pictures; file 2 is the pattern pieces.
Sewing pattern delivered via electronic download.
Format: PDF File - Available for Instant Download
2 files: (Instructions + Illustrations - 20 pages; Pattern Sheets - 14 pages )
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