Short Cocktail Dress/Shift Dress Sewing Pattern.

Short Cocktail Dress/Shift Dress Sewing Pattern.


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The Pina Colada dress is basically a vacation. If a dress could also be a holiday, this is the one. The sleeves are a celebration, the A-line shape is a banana lounge, and the pockets are for smuggling pastries out of the breakfast buffet.
But it is also a dress. The Pina Colada dress features double-layered flounce sleeves, princess seams with hidden pockets, a back-neck opening, and interior bias binding at the neck.

Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate.
Sewers will need a basic sewing vocabulary and a good understanding of their machine. The sleeves have rolled hems and the neckline is finished with bias binding. There are detailed instructions included.

Sizes Included: A-G (US 2-14, AUS/UK 6-18)
Check the 'Sizing Guide' in the pics for measurements.

Materials Required:
Designed for woven fabrics with a bit of crispness and body, like broadcloth, lawn or chambray.
- 3.5m (4 yards) of 115cm (44”) width fabric,
- OR 2.5m (3 yards) of 150cm (58”) width fabric.
- 1 x hook-and-eye clasp,
- a rolled hem foot (or 2m length of Ban-Rol).

Immediately after checkout you will be able to download the zipped pattern. This file includes:
- A Print-At-Home PDF: 27 x A4 or US Letter pages to print on your home computer.
- An instruction file: 6 pages of sewing instructions with detailed illustrations.
Download size is 6mb.


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Judy May 22, 2018

5 out of 5 stars
Love this! Instructions are so clear and the dress is so much fun. I haven't made the other patterns yet but I've read the instructions and I'm sure they'll be just as good.

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Esther Woodward Apr 7, 2018

5 out of 5 stars
Such a fabulous and easy to follow pattern, thank you! I can’t wait to make it in more colours and fabrics ❤️

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Brianna Figueroa Mar 2, 2020

5 out of 5 stars
Great fit, great minimalist style. No modifications needed. I get compliments all the time when I wear the Mai Tai :D

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Jamila Zvonkovic Nov 2, 2019

5 out of 5 stars
Easy to piece together.
I ended up making changes to it so it would fit my design idea and it worked so well and was very easy to edit.

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