SHAMEKA DRESS & TOP PDF PATTERN

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The Shameka top or dress features a slightly wide, moderately high round neck allowing entry to the garment. There is a center back seam which can be omitted. The open scooped armhole is finished with an elasticated band.

The Shameka Dress in its original form is a loose fitting slip dress. If you like to have a waistline in your garments there is an option for an elasticated waist or waist tie. If you prefer a less oversized fit I recommend sizing down one full size. The Shameka Midi Dress features side seam slits. All dress views included side seam pockets.

The Shameka PDF pattern comes in A4 / US letter print at home or A0 copy shop format. This pattern also comes in layers enabling you to select which sizes your would like to print.

On purchase you will receive a download link which is valid for 90 days and 3 downloads.  Please save your downloaded pattern files to computer or device for future use.

Description

About the Shameka Top and Dress

The Shameka PDF Pattern has 5 views that include a top and variations of a mini and midi length dress that is unlined. If your fabric requires lining I suggest using the Leila Slip.

This top or dress features a slightly wide, moderately high round neck allowing entry to the garment. There is a center back seam which can be omitted. The open scooped armhole is finished with an elasticated band.

In its original form the Shameka Dress is a loose fitting slip dress. If you like to have a waistline in your garments there is an option for an elasticated waist or waist tie. If you prefer a less oversized fit I recommend sizing down one full size. The Shameka Midi Dress features side seam slits. All dress views included side seam pockets.

This is an intermediate beginner pattern using following sewing skills:

  • bias bound neck
  • waistband casing
  • sleeve casing
  • double turn hem

Variations and hacks

There are many pattern hack options to be explored for this pattern. You could shorten and add elastic to the bottom of the top and convert the bottom of the dress into an elastic waist skirt. This would make a great little summer set.

Fabric

This top and dress is suitable for a wide range of fabric types including both knit and woven. Consider using mid weight woven fabrics such as: linen, linen blends, velvet, silk noil, cotton and cotton gauze. For a softer silhouette consider polyester, viscose, rayon, tencel, silk or blends of. The sky is the limit for your knit fabric choice. To reduce the risk of shrinkage, make sure you wash your fabric prior to cutting your garment.  Fabric meterage table can be found in the images.

Notions

  • coordinating thread
  • 2.5cm (1”) wide elastic

Sizing

  • US size 2 to size 22
  • AU/UK size 6 to size 26

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This pattern is strictly for personal use only.

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