Friday Pattern Co - Davenport Dress
About the Davenport Dress
The Davenport Dress is the perfect throw-on and go dress. Whether you're shopping at your local farmers market or hanging out around the house, this ruffley dress will have you feeling cute and comfortable. It features full sleeves with an elastic ruffle hem as well as a shoulder flutter detail. The hem hits above the knees. The front neckline is gathered in with elastic, and the waist features a drawstring so this dress can be pulled on and off without any closures. Most importantly, the Davenport features roomy pockets that are perfect for stowing away all of your treasures. This pattern is suitable for all skill levels and we will take you step-by-step through the sewing process.
- Hem hits above the knee.
- The model in the plaid version is wearing a size small.
- The model in the green floral version is wearing a size 4X.
The Davenport Dress is designed for woven fabrics. You will get a different look depending on the fabric you select. A drapey rayon or silk will give a more elegant dressy look, while a more sturdy fabric like a linen will give you a gorgeous everyday dress. We encourage you to be creative and daring with fabric, any dress weight woven fabric is suitable.
- Matching thread
- Small safety pin or tube turning tool
- 1 yard [.9 meters], 3/8"[1cm] wide elastic
The pattern includes sizes XS/0 - 7X/32 (32”/81cm -60”/152cm chest).
This pattern was drafted using sample measurements for a height of 5’6”. Sizes XS-XXL are designed off of a block with a B/C cup size. Sizes 1X-7X are designed off of a block with a C/D cup size.
Level of Difficulty
The Davenport Dress is rated at the Intermediate level sewing.
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