the leonie is a loose fitting drop shoulder top or dress with interchangeable waist ties and belts. can be made with short sleeves or full length sleeves; full length sleeves have sleevehead tucks and elasticated cuffs.
(a) maxi dress
(b) midi dress
(c) toplevel - beginner
this pattern is beginner
. if you are new to sewing, this is a great pattern to start with. what this pattern includes
1 x printed leonie pattern
1 x printed instructions (includes yield, sizing, glossary, and all other info you’ll need)
5 x liam organic cotton sew-in labelssizing
option 1: sizes 4 - 10
option 2: sizes 12 - 18
please purchase the nest that includes your regular size at liam.
irene wears the leonie maxi dress
derya wears the leonie midi dress
derya wears the leonie top
derya wears the leonie top with beltfabric & yield
we recommend light to medium weight woven fabrics such as crepe or twill in cupro, linen or silk. wool suiting and silk organza could also work, accentuating the form.
see link below for yields.the future is circular!
all fibre used to make the pattern paper and envelope card is waste from or the by-product of sawn timber production from radiata pine forests in the north island of new zealand.
pattern paper milled in whakatane
envelope paper milled in kawerau
printed and assembled in auckland
fsc certified and 100% recyclable, however we hope that you will use these pattern pieces again and again x
and once you’ve finished making this piece, keep your fabric offcuts! we have created free patterns for you to download to get you started, find them here
see all liam patterns here
for additional sew-in labels, custom care labels, and other sewing accessories, see here
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