Meet the Dolores Maternity Dress pattern...
The Dolores Maternity Dress is a simple, easy to wear batwing style knit dress with two sleeve options that looks great made in prints as well as solid fabrics. Designed to be semi-loose around the bust area and gently hugging at the hips with a bump-friendly mid-section. A comfy, everyday garment to wear during the third trimester of pregnancy.
It is a great pattern for sewers of almost all experience levels and requires just 2.2m of knit fabric (minimum width 115cm/45"). It is advised that you have at least one or two completed garment projects under your belt before you give this a try, but extra tips have been included in the instructions for those who are new to working with knit fabrics. For those who are more experienced with sewing knit garments, or after making your first Dolores maternity dress, you may prefer to use the single-page condensed version of the instructions which can be found at the end of instructions document.
This pattern includes sizes 8 - 16, see below for (third-trimester) body measurements corresponding to the sizes:
When you buy the Dolores Maternity Dress pattern you will digitally receive four PDF documents:
- the pattern printable at home on A4 or standard US letter paper (in twenty one pages)
- the pattern printable in a copy shop (UK format)
- the pattern printable in a copy shop (US format)
- 16-page instruction document with full information including colour photographs illustrating the step-by-step construction method PLUS a single-page condensed version of the instructions. The instructions can be printed out or followed from your computer/tablet screen to save paper and ink.
Once you have completed the payment transaction, you will automatically be sent an email including a link. The email may take a couple of minutes to appear in your inbox. Click on this link to download your Dolores Maternity Dress pattern files. You will have three attempts to download the files before the link expires. If you run into difficulty, please email me at sozoblog (at) gmail (dot) com.