The Davenport Dress

Learn dressmaking skills while making this beautiful throw on dress (no zippers!) which features full sleeves with an elastic ruffle hem as well as a shoulder flutter detail. The hem hits above the knees. The front neckline is gathered in with elastic, and the waist features a drawstring so this dress can be pulled on and off without any closures. Plus, the dress has pockets too!  Pattern is sized XS-7X.

Learn skills such as how to press and sew a hem, how to make a drawstring, how to clip or notch a curved seam, inserting elastic, seam finishing, creating on-seam pockets and more…plus the yoke design on this dress is the foundation for so many different dresses and shirts, so learning how to sew this pattern will provide you with that sewing construction knowledge for your future makes!

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