Colette - Prudence Dress

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Colette - Prudence Dress

£16.00

Prudence is a sumptuous dress that will expand your sewing knowledge and wardrobe. With romantic bodice details, such as a mandarin collar, front neckline keyhole, and dolman sleeves, this dress is sure to garner some attention. This versatile pattern can be sewn up in a silk or rayon challis to create a lavish special event gown, or in a cotton voile, batiste, or shirting for an elegant day to night dress.

Version 1 features a a full-length, pleated skirt with the option to make one or two side seam slits for a dramatic effect. Version 2 features a short, gathered skirt for a more playful and casual daytime look.

Sizes: 0-16 US (4-20 UK) and 18-26 US (22-30 UK). Please select a size from the dropdown menu below.

Suggested Fabrics: Lightweight to medium weight woven fabrics, such as silk, rayon challis, and cotton voile.

Supplies Needed: All-purpose polyester thread, sewing machine needle, hand-sewing needle, 1/2 yards (0.2 meters) of lightweight fusible interfacing, one 14” (35 cm) invisible zipper, one small shank button or frog closure.

See images for sizing and material requirements.