Lotta Dress Pattern - Tilly And The Buttons

$19.30
  • Lotta Dress Pattern - Tilly And The Buttons
  • Lotta Dress Pattern - Tilly And The Buttons
  • Lotta Dress Pattern - Tilly And The Buttons
  • Lotta Dress Pattern - Tilly And The Buttons
  • Lotta Dress Pattern - Tilly And The Buttons
  • Lotta Dress Pattern - Tilly And The Buttons
  • Lotta Dress Pattern - Tilly And The Buttons
  • Lotta Dress Pattern - Tilly And The Buttons
  • Lotta Dress Pattern - Tilly And The Buttons
  • Lotta Dress Pattern - Tilly And The Buttons
  • Lotta Dress Pattern - Tilly And The Buttons
  • Lotta Dress Pattern - Tilly And The Buttons
  • Lotta Dress Pattern - Tilly And The Buttons
  • Lotta Dress Pattern - Tilly And The Buttons
  • Lotta Dress Pattern - Tilly And The Buttons
  • Lotta Dress Pattern - Tilly And The Buttons
  • Lotta Dress Pattern - Tilly And The Buttons

Lotta Dress Pattern - Tilly And The Buttons

$19.30
  • Easy to make, with no fiddly bits, Lotta is a perfect dressmaking project for beginners, or a satisfyingly speedy sew for more experienced stitchers. It has a blousy bodice and flared skirt, cinched in with a narrow elasticated waistline.

    Choose between knee-length or midi-length skirt, with grown-on short sleeves or bracelet-length drop shoulder sleeves, with optional deep patch pockets. To make it even more versatile, you can make this dress in either woven fabric or stretchy jersey.

    ONLINE WORKSHOP - Want to start making your own clothes? Done some sewing in the past and want to brush up on your skills? Sign up for our online video workshop, Sew an Easy Dress! Choose from a printed or digital version of the pattern included in the course materials.

    SKILL LEVEL - Beginners

    MODEL GARMENT SIZES - Selena (teal splodge dress and black handprint jersey dress) wears a size 8 (UK 20), Alice (coral dress and mustard leopard print dress) wears a size 3 (UK 10)

SUPPLIES

  • Fabric (see below)
  • Matching thread
  • For woven fabrics: 0.2m (¼yd) iron-on interfacing (similar weight to your fabric)
  • 2 safety pins
  • Your waist measurement in 10mm (⅜in) elastic
  • Sewing machine and basic tools

FABRIC SUGGESTIONS

Light- to medium-weight drapey fabrics such as chambray, viscose (rayon), Tencel (lyocell), double gauze, brushed cotton or crêpe. The short sleeve version can also be made in less drapey fabrics such as linen, cotton lawn, and seersucker.

More experienced? Try single knit drapey jersey, stretch velvet or light-weight French terry.

FABRIC REQUIREMENTS

150CM (60IN) WIDE 

Knee-length:

  • All sizes – 2.5m (2 3/4yd)

Midi-length:

  • All sizes – 2.8m (3 1/8yd)

All sizes of the knee-length dress and sizes 1-6 of the midi-length dress will also fit on 140cm (56in) wide fabric. Sizes 7-8 of the midi-length dress will fit on 145cm (58in) wide fabric. 

115CM (45IN) WIDE

Knee-length + bracelet-length sleeves: 

  • sizes 1-4 – 2.9m (3 1/4yd)
  • sizes 5-10 – wider fabric needed 

Knee-length + short sleeves:

  • sizes 1-4 – 2.5m (2 3/4yd)
  • sizes 5-10 – wider fabric needed

Midi-length:

  • All sizes – wider fabric needed

Size range: UK 6-24 / US 2-20 / EUR 34-52 / AUS 6-24


SIZE BUST WAIST HIP

UK 6 / US 2 / EUR 34 / AUS 6
76cm
(30in)
61cm
(24in)
84cm
(33in)
2
UK 8 / US 4 / EUR 36 / AUS 8
81cm
(32in)
66cm
(26in)
89cm
(35in)
3
UK 10 / US 6 / EUR 38 / AUS 10
86.5cm
(34in)
71cm
(28in)
94cm
(37in)
4
UK 12 / US 8 / EUR 40 / AUS 12
91.5cm
(36in)
76cm
(30in)
99cm
(39in)
5
UK 14 / US 10 / EUR 42 / AUS 12
96.5cm
(38in)
81cm
(32in)
104cm
(41in)
6
UK 16 / US 12 / EUR 44 / AUS 16
101.5cm
(40in)
86.5cm
(34in)
109cm
(43in)
7
UK 18 / US 14 / EUR 46 / AUS 18
106.5cm
(42in)
91.5cm
(36in)
114cm
(45in)
8
UK 20 / US 16 / EUR 48 / AUS 20
112cm
(44in)
96.5cm
(38in)
119.5cm
(47in)
9
UK 22 / US 18 / EUR 50 / AUS 22
117cm
(46in)
101.5cm
(40in)
124.5cm
(49in)
10
UK 24 / US 20 / EUR 52 / AUS 24
122cm
(48in)
106.5cm
(42in)
129.5cm
(51in)


Check the sewing pattern size range before buying.

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  • Easy to make, with no fiddly bits, Lotta is a perfect dressmaking project for beginners, or a satisfyingly speedy sew for more experienced stitchers. It has a blousy bodice and flared skirt, cinched in with a narrow elasticated waistline.

    Choose between knee-length or midi-length skirt, with grown-on short sleeves or bracelet-length drop shoulder sleeves, with optional deep patch pockets. To make it even more versatile, you can make this dress in either woven fabric or stretchy jersey.

    ONLINE WORKSHOP - Want to start making your own clothes? Done some sewing in the past and want to brush up on your skills? Sign up for our online video workshop, Sew an Easy Dress! Choose from a printed or digital version of the pattern included in the course materials.

    SKILL LEVEL - Beginners

    MODEL GARMENT SIZES - Selena (teal splodge dress and black handprint jersey dress) wears a size 8 (UK 20), Alice (coral dress and mustard leopard print dress) wears a size 3 (UK 10)

SUPPLIES

  • Fabric (see below)
  • Matching thread
  • For woven fabrics: 0.2m (¼yd) iron-on interfacing (similar weight to your fabric)
  • 2 safety pins
  • Your waist measurement in 10mm (⅜in) elastic
  • Sewing machine and basic tools

FABRIC SUGGESTIONS

Light- to medium-weight drapey fabrics such as chambray, viscose (rayon), Tencel (lyocell), double gauze, brushed cotton or crêpe. The short sleeve version can also be made in less drapey fabrics such as linen, cotton lawn, and seersucker.

More experienced? Try single knit drapey jersey, stretch velvet or light-weight French terry.

FABRIC REQUIREMENTS

150CM (60IN) WIDE 

Knee-length:

  • All sizes – 2.5m (2 3/4yd)

Midi-length:

  • All sizes – 2.8m (3 1/8yd)

All sizes of the knee-length dress and sizes 1-6 of the midi-length dress will also fit on 140cm (56in) wide fabric. Sizes 7-8 of the midi-length dress will fit on 145cm (58in) wide fabric. 

115CM (45IN) WIDE

Knee-length + bracelet-length sleeves: 

  • sizes 1-4 – 2.9m (3 1/4yd)
  • sizes 5-10 – wider fabric needed 

Knee-length + short sleeves:

  • sizes 1-4 – 2.5m (2 3/4yd)
  • sizes 5-10 – wider fabric needed

Midi-length:

  • All sizes – wider fabric needed

Size range: UK 6-24 / US 2-20 / EUR 34-52 / AUS 6-24


SIZE BUST WAIST HIP

UK 6 / US 2 / EUR 34 / AUS 6
76cm
(30in)
61cm
(24in)
84cm
(33in)
2
UK 8 / US 4 / EUR 36 / AUS 8
81cm
(32in)
66cm
(26in)
89cm
(35in)
3
UK 10 / US 6 / EUR 38 / AUS 10
86.5cm
(34in)
71cm
(28in)
94cm
(37in)
4
UK 12 / US 8 / EUR 40 / AUS 12
91.5cm
(36in)
76cm
(30in)
99cm
(39in)
5
UK 14 / US 10 / EUR 42 / AUS 12
96.5cm
(38in)
81cm
(32in)
104cm
(41in)
6
UK 16 / US 12 / EUR 44 / AUS 16
101.5cm
(40in)
86.5cm
(34in)
109cm
(43in)
7
UK 18 / US 14 / EUR 46 / AUS 18
106.5cm
(42in)
91.5cm
(36in)
114cm
(45in)
8
UK 20 / US 16 / EUR 48 / AUS 20
112cm
(44in)
96.5cm
(38in)
119.5cm
(47in)
9
UK 22 / US 18 / EUR 50 / AUS 22
117cm
(46in)
101.5cm
(40in)
124.5cm
(49in)
10
UK 24 / US 20 / EUR 52 / AUS 24
122cm
(48in)
106.5cm
(42in)
129.5cm
(51in)


Check the sewing pattern size range before buying.