Bristol dress

Muse

Sewing pattern for a straight, short dress (to mid-thigh), sligthly fitted at the waist to bottom hem. It has a high collar with two otions: either buttoned at the side and shoulder or buttoned at the shoulder and tied at the neck. Bristol has elbow-length sleeves with a thin buttoned cuff and a tearproof tab.

Sewing skill :
Multi-size bilingual (FR and ENG) pdf sewing pattern, for French sizes 34 to 46, with detailed step-by-step instructions and guidelines to adapt to your own measurements.

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Main measurements

Reference height: 168 cm/66”

French sizes 34 36 38 40 42 44 46
Bust  80cm
31.5”
84cm
33”
88cm
34.6”
92cm
36.2”
96cm
37.8”
100cm
39.4”
104cm
40.9”
Waist  62cm
24.4”
66cm
26”
70cm
27.6”
74cm
29.1”
78cm
30.7”
82cm
32.3”
86cm
33.9”
Upper hips 78cm
30.7”
82cm
32.3”
86cm
33.9”
90cm
35.4”
94cm
37”
98cm
38.6”
102cm
40.2”
Hip 86cm
33.9”
90cm
35.4”
94cm
37”
98cm
38.6”
102cm
40.2”
106cm
41.7”
110cm
43.3”

Suggested fabric

Choose a supple woven fabric, light to medium in weight. As far as fibers are concerned, cotton, silk, wool, Tencel etc. are all appropriate. You can opt for crepe or poplin, as well as a flannel that is not too thick or even trying chambray! Be careful with the more slippery and the very thin fabrics, which are more difficult to sew on and that are not recommended for beginners.

Supplies

  • Main fabric: 140cm/55” wide x 170cm/67’’ (for size 46) // 110cm/45” wide x 230cm/90.5” (for size 46)
  • Fusible interfacing: 75cm/29.5’’ wide x 30cm/11.8’’
  • 1cm/0.4” buttons : 7 for the buttoned collar, 5 for the tied collar
  • Matching thread

TUTO – The tearproof tab

Several of our new patterns this season contain tearproof tabs : the Prague blouse, at the top of the center back and at the cuffs, and the Bristol dress, at the cuffs. This step requires you to be ac…