Here at RUBY, we’re passionate about learning new things and making things for yourself. It’s freeing to make and create without any pressure from deadlines - just doing it for yourself, and at your own pace.
This is why we have chosen some of our most loved styles and we are selling the patterns so you can make your own versions at home. No matter what stage you’re at, whether you’re a budding sewer or advanced couturier, all patterns come with illustrated instructions.
(Please note that the pattern with instructions will be sent to your courier address provided and shipped as soon as we are able to)
You’ve mastered the basics, and now you’re ready to level up. Intermediate is perfect for those with little to moderate sewing experience. With this dress, you’ll hone your sewing skills in a more complex garment, and look good in it once it’s all done! In making this dress, you’ll master:
- Sewing a raglan neckline
- Adding a collar
- Sewing sleeves
- Adding elastic
- Gathering fabric
- Sewing pockets
- Making rouleau loops for your button loops
- Attaching buttons
This style is a boxy mini dress, designed to fit at the shoulders and flare out in a flattering A-line shape. It fits true to size. When deciding your size, go with your normal dress size when you shop at RUBY. For specific body measurements, refer to our Size Guide.
What You'll Need:
In this pattern, there are 17 pieces:
- Front bodice
- Back bodice (left and right)
- Sleeves (left and right)
- Neck band (front and back)
- Pockets (left and right)
- Button loop
- Middle panel (front and back)
- Bottom panel (front and back)
- Waist tie
Exact fabric meterage (between 2.5m - 3m) will be specified in the Instruction Manual.
We suggest lightweight to medium-weight fabrics with little to no stretch, such as linen, cotton, denim. Even lightweight wool suiting can be suitable.
From our range of fabrics, we suggest: linen viscose, acetate satin, or silk crepe de chine.
- Domestic sewing machine (with zig zag stitch capability) or industrial sewing machine & overlocker
- Fabric scissors
- Thread (matching the fabric of your choice)
Please note that these patterns are for home use only and cannot be used for commercial purposes.
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