Penny Dress (last copy available in print)
Note: this is the last copy of the Penny pattern. It is no longer available as a printed pattern.
The Penny dress features a classic design with feminine details. This charming shirtdress has a fitted bodice, with traditional shirt details like a collar stand, button placket, and shoulder yoke. These thoughtful details allow you to learn new sewing skills or perfect existing ones.
Version 1 features a fitted waistband and full set-in sleeves that complement a gathered skirt. This version is perfect for honing in on your decorative stitching and tailoring skills.
Version 2 has a sleeveless bodice, a semi-circle skirt, and an overlapping gathered waist belt. The skirts can be mixed to match either bodice, so you can create a customized dress for your style.
The Penny dress comes in sizes 18 - 26 (bust sizes 46" - 54")
Main fabric: Lightweight to medium weight woven fabrics such as cotton voile, lawn, shirting, poplin, broadcloth, and linen.
Lining: 1/4 yard (0.2 meters) of lightweight woven fabrics such as cotton voile, lawn, or polyester in 45 or 60” (114 / 152 cm) widths.