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Difficulty: **

You will need: panne velvet; elastic lace, lining, fusing, zipper.

Attention! Fabric consumption varies depending on the size of garment. First of all, print out paper patterns and lay them out at the width of fabric/ knit you plan to use, to see how much fabric you will need.

When sewing the garment, pay attention to notches- they must coincide.

Cutting :

All panne velvet details must be cut out in same direction (along pile direction)!


1. Middle back part - 2 details
2. Side back part - 2 details
3. Middle front part - 2 details
4. Side front part - 2 details
5. Middle back panel - 2 details
6. Side back panel - 2 details
7. Side front panel - 2 details
8. Middle front panel - 1 folded detail
9. Back neckline facing - 2 details
10. Front neckline facing - 2 details
11. Back armhole facing - 2 details
12. Front armhole facing - 2 details


1. Back insert - 2 details
2. Front insert - 1 folded detail


1. Middle back part - 2 details
2. Side back part - 2 details
3. Middle front part - 2 details
4. Side front part - 2 details

Fusing: apply the fusing to wrong side of back neckline facing, front neckline facing, back armhole facing, front armhole facing.


1. Sew front and back princess seams (fabric and lining). Line up lining and fabric parts wrong sides together, baste at allowances and process as the single part. Sew side/shoulder seams.

2. Sew side edges of lace inserts. Sew insert upper edges to lower edges of dress upper part right sides together. Press allowances upwards and slash middle front insert allowance.

3. Sew princess and side seams of skirt (bottom part of dress). Sew middle back seam between hem and mark. Sew the skirt to lace insert's lower edge, press allowances towards the skirt.

4. Press closure slit allowance to wrong side, sew the zipper under slit edges.

5. Sew neckline facings together. Sew armhole facings together. Sew facings to garment right sides together. Fold facings out and topstitch on joining seam allowance at 1-2 mm (1/16") from the seam; then press. Fold free edges of back neckline facings under and sew them to zipper braid. Fold lower ends of front neckline facing under and sew them to seam joining the insert.

6. Press hem allowance to wrong side and sew with blind stitches.

Free sewing patterns (PDF) available for download

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