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Mississippi Avenue Dress & Top


The Mississippi Avenue Dress or Top has a very feminine, flattering and easy style. As a sleeveless style, it lends itself to spring and summer dressing. However, it also makes a great transition piece when paired with a cardigan, tights and boots.

It can have a vintage look to it when sewn in a fabric such as rayon challis or something with some drape to it. It can have a more modern look when sewn in a crisp linen or cotton. Any way you fashion it, it's a great style!

It features a V-neckline, spaghetti shoulder ties, an elastic almost empire waist (slightly higher than the natural waistline) and has a front panel that creates a slimming and interesting design feature.

There are three options for length - Dress C falls a little below the knee, Dress B falls above the knee, and Top A falls below the high hip.

This is a beginner level pattern.


Light weight fabrics with some drape such as rayon challis, wool challis, cotton lawn, cotton voile, some linens, chambray, cotton madras.

Size range:

Includes sizes 00 - 20 (31"- 47" bust / 79cm - 119cm bust).

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