Best of 2020: Penny Dress

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. Version 1 features a fitted waistband and full set-in sleeves that complement a gathered skirt. Version 2 has a sleeveless bodice, a semi-circle skirt, and an overlapping gathered waist belt.

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

Pattern: Penny Dress from Colette Patterns (Note, the paper pattern only ranges up to size 16)

Skill Level: Intermediate

What you should know (or desire to learn): Sewing darts, sewing inseam pockets, inserting sleeves, attaching a collar, sewing buttons and buttonholes, sewing a yoke

Fabric Options: Read more about the fabric options here.

  • Neon Wildflower Rayon Cotton Lawn - This rayon lawn is like looking into a field of wildflowers. A collage of color and pattern, the fabric is bright and fresh and wonderfully unique. The wildness of the pattern will complement the traditional elements of the pattern, and the softness of the fabric will keep you cool and comfortable all summer long!
Also in this box: Matching thread, fusible interfacing, seven buttons, seven snaps, and a sewing machine needle