Free sewing pattern for a Boatneck Dress
* Knit fabric
Download the free sewing pattern from the list below. Set your printer settings to A4 paper.
Size 04 (German Size: 34) (French Size: 36) (Italian Size: 38)
Size 06 (German Size: 36) (French Size: 38) (Italian Size: 40)
Size 08 (German Size: 38) (French Size: 40) (Italian Size: 42)
Size 10 (German Size: 40) (French Size: 42) (Italian Size: 44)
Size 12 (German Size: 42) (French Size: 44) (Italian Size: 46)
Size 14 (German Size: 44) (French Size: 46) (Italian Size: 48)
When working with knits, it is important not to stretch or pull the fabric while sewing. Also use a stretch needle and a stretch stitch. In this pattern all seams are sewed with a twin needle.
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|Step 1: Draw the pattern.|
The pattern is without seam allowance. Ad 1 cm (0,4 in) seam allowance. Ad 2 cm (0,4 in) seam allowance at the bottom of the sleeves and the bottom of the dress.
To adjust the pattern to your own body measurements, draw the sleeves and the bottom of the dress 4 cm (2 in longer). At step 11 you can try it on and adept the length of the dress and the sleeves. Or you could make a toile first.
|Step 2: Cut the fabric.|
|Step 3: Fold seam allowance neckline to the inside.|
|Step 4: Sew.|
|Step 5: Sew the shoulder seams.|
|Step 6: Pin the sleeve down.|
|Step 7: Sew the sleeve into the armhole.|
|Step 8: Pin down the sides of the dress.|
|Step 9: Sew.|
|Step 10: Fold the seam allowance to the inside.|
|Step 11: Sew the hems in place.|
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