100 Acts of Sewing Dress No. 3 Paper Pattern
Dress No. 3 is a caftan with a V-neck front and center seam. The sleeves and body are one piece and side vents add to the freedom of movement. It's perfect for lounging inside or pool-side. You will want to wear this everywhere.
The instruction book takes you through all the steps, from tracing and cutting the pattern pieces, to making and sewing bias tape. Dress length is 42 inches (107 cm) - 46 inches (117 cm) from shoulder. The pattern is printed on bond paper, with eight nested sizes.
Skill Level: Beginner
Full bust measurement (your body size):
XS: 32 inches (81 cm); S: 35 inches (89 cm);
M: 38 inches (97 cm); L: 41 inches (104 cm);
XL: 44 inches (112 cm); 2X: 47 inches (119 cm);
3X: 50 inches (127 cm); 4X: 53 inches (135 cm)
Recommended fabric: See some of our favourite suggestions here. Cotton lawn and voile, light-weight linen and natural fiber blend fabric (no jersey or knits)
Needed Notions: Shop the Dress No. 3 notion requirements
using 45 inch width fabric (114 cm)
XS: 2 5/8 yards (2.4 m); S - M: 2 3/4 yards (2.55 m); L: 3 yards (2.75 m); XL - 2X: 3 3/8 yards (3.1 m)
using 60 inch width fabric (152 cm)
3X: 3 3/8 yards (3.1 m); 4X: 3.5 yards (3.2 m)