We are extending the size range on three of our patterns, and application for testing is now open! Please find all relevant info below.
Please keep the following in mind before applying:
The test will run from 02 April – 12 April. PLEASE APPLY BY THURSDAY, 01 APRIL. Testers will be required to sew and send back the feedback form and photo of sewn garment by MONDAY, 12 APRIL. If you fail to meet the deadline then you will not receive a copy of the final pattern or you free copy of one of the other two patterns. You are welcome to apply to test more than one pattern.
A Facebook group will be created for the group testing the pattern, and you will be added if your application is successful.
Ok , so more about the patterns…
Audrey Shift Dress
A Modern Take on A Classic Silhouette
Work or play, casual or cocktail, with the right choice of fabric, this versatile dress pattern can take you through your day in comfort and style. With 3 different design options to choose from, and a NEW added long sleeve option, you can make a dress for any occasion. This pattern is a great option for the NOVICE SEWER , but will be just as enjoyable for a more EXPERIENCED SEWER.
The dress features french darts, shoulder darts, and a beautiful boat neckline. The Off The Shoulder option features a lovely, feminine frill/ruffle. Best part of this already great pattern – no closures!!!
The pattern calls for WOVEN fabric.
For the test you will be required to choose what view you would like to sew and also what sleeve length. PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO APPLICANTS FOR VIEW A
Frances Shirt Dress
The Ultimate Simple-But-Chic Dress
Show off your great sense of style with this classic shirt dress pattern. Frances is comfortable, flattering and sophisticated, and with 3 skirt options and 3 different sleeve lengths to choose from, you won’t run out of ideas. This is the perfect day dress, but is just as practical for a day at the office.
The dress features a two piece collar, button front, cuffed sleeves, waist seam, optional pockets and a tie belt. Three different views gives you the options for an A-line skirt, circle skirt, or a straight skirt with interesting dart detail.
Sari Sheath Dress
A Classic Silhouette With Feminine Flair
Sari is a versatile dress pattern that offers you an option for any occasion. Add a bit of femininity with a lovely frill/ruffle, or make it in an absolute timeless and classic sheath style. Whatever view you choose
to make, you won’t be breaking any style rules with this one.
The dress features a round neckline, and darts in front and back bodice and skirt to ensure a flattering figure hugging silhouette. The dress has an invisible back zipper.
View A is midi length, and features a skirt with bottom frill. View B is knee length and also features a skirt with frill at the bottom. View C is a
classic midi length sheath dress. The pattern also features 3 different sleeve lengths – cap, three quarter and long – and also includes a tutorial on how to finish armholes with bias tape if you desire a sleeveless garment.
SKILL LEVEL: INTERMEDIATE – ADVANCED SEWER
All patterns come in sizes XXS – XXL. Please find Size Charts below.