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The Utility Dress, Tunic and Top


Simple and relaxed summer dressing with this pull-on, drop-waist style. Instructions are given for the dress, tunic or top, with or without drawstring and optional front split detail.

All three styles can be made in a variety of fabrics - the model wears the dress in washed linen and on the mannequin a printed cotton voile.  

Fabric suggestions

Light to medium woven fabrics including cottons, linens and parachute silks. 

Trims suggestions

The waist detail will require cotton tape and a corded elastic. See pattern detail for more information.

Packs of corded elastic with sprung toggles are available here 


Postage and packing details

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Please note on non-EU orders 20% VAT is removed before the P&P charge is added. For example 1 pattern = £20.83 + £8.00 P&P = £28.83


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