The Avid Seamstress is a beautiful pattern company out of the UK with classic patterns designed for the beginner and intermediate sewist. They're classic shapes and will give you the kind of pattern versatility that can transform a wardrobe. With any of their patterns, all you need to do is switch fabrics and you have a whole new look. Every pattern includes a step-by-step instruction booklet, include helpful cards showing users how to take their own measurements, an easy explanation of common sewing terms, as well as a useful sewing checklist.
The Raglan is a gorgeous girls dress with easy to set in raglan sleeves. The dress has an A-line shape with cute oversized pockets on the sides for the little girl in your life to stash her treasures.
View A has a button close at the back neck. View A can be made short or long sleeved.
View B has an invisible zip close at the back neck. View B can be made short or long sleeved.
Note - All of the Avid Seamstress patterns are based on UK sizing. Choose your size and fabric requirements based on the measurements NOT the size numbers.
Pattern sizes - Ages 3 - 8 years old
Suggested Fabrics - This pattern works well in most light weight to medium weight fabrics. For a Spring/Summer dress use a thin cotton and for Autumn/Winter a medium weight fabric is ideal.
View A - Fabric, thread, hand needle, 10cm narrow satin ribbon, button (1-2cm)
View B - Fabric, thread, 22cm/8" invisible zipper (ensure your sewing machine has a zipper foot)