Semi-fitted short sleeved shift dress

This classic, timeless short sleeved shift dress can be made in a variety of fabrics so is great for all year round. Its semi-fitted style suits a range of body shapes making it a very flattering and versatile style. You can choose patch or hidden pockets or none at all!


You will learn:

  • How to fit a toile to your personal shape
  • Stitch bust & waist darts
  • Insert an invisible/concealed zip
  • Add patch or hidden pockets with zips (optional)
  • Insert fitted sleeves

Additional costs: You will need 2.3 metres of 115cm wide fabric or 1.3 of 150cm wide fabric, 22" concealed zipper, 2 x 6" jean zips (optional). recommended fabrics are; cotton, denim, wool mix (although it isn't lined), linen, please allow extra for pattern matching.

Suitable for: Someone who is confident using a sewing machine.

Tutor: Emma

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