Best of 2020: Kalle Shirtdress

With a loose, body-skimming silhouette and a number of interchangeable features, the Kalle Shirt & Shirtdress is the ultimate in chic, easy dressing. View A is cropped with a wide-faced hem, View B is a tunic length shirt inspired by classic men's oxfords, and View C is a stylish shirtdress with a high-low hem. All versions feature a subtly curved yoke, short dolman sleeves with arm cuffs, and a dramatically shaped hem. Personalize your Kalle with a standard or band collar, an optional breast pocket, an inverted or box pleat, and button, popover or hidden placket. 

In this box, you will receive the pattern, fabric of your choice, and all the notions to match your fabric

Pattern: Kalle Shirt Dress from Closet Core Patterns

Skill Level: Confident Beginner

What you should know (or desire to learn): Attaching a collar, sewing pleats, sewing buttons and button holes, sewing a yoke


  • Blue and Green Spring Flowers Rayon Challis - We thought we'd play with the drape of the dress with this lovely rayon challis. Covered with clusters of small sage green and white flowers, this deep blue fabric has just the right amount of pattern to really show off your handmade work on this dress!

Also in this box: Matching thread, fusible interfacing, nine shirt buttons, and a sewing machine needle