Meteorological Spring is here in the U.S., and official Spring’s not far behind. There’s still plenty of time to sew for that season!
Simplicity brings us more choices for our Spring wardrobe. What fabric would you use to make these fashions? Let us know!
Simplicity 1666 Misses' Dress, and Bag
Lisette Sew Your Style
Sizes 6-14, 16-24
Designed by Liesl Gibson of Oliver + S fame, this pattern combines two hot styles, peplums and pencil skirts, to give you that contemporary look. Make a coordinating bag and you’re all set to face the day!
Description: Misses' & Miss Petite fit & flare dress & peplum top have princess seams, back zipper & cap sleeves. Pencil skirt has side zipper & walking slit. Carryall bag completes the look.
Suggested Fabrics: Laundered cottons, lightweight pique and poplin, twill, sateen, crepe de Chine, laundered silks-rayons, silk linen, voile, satin, soft lightweight linen and linen blends.
Simplicity 1644 Misses' Dress
It's So Easy
This mullet dress is just what we’ve been looking for…an easy to sew pattern in a comfortable knit fabric. Don’t fancy the mullet? There’s a non-mullet option too!
Description: It's So Easy pullover knit halter dress has smooth front midriff, elasticized back and gathered skirt in knee length or long length with high-low hem.
Suggested Fabrics: Jerseys, lightweight knits, two-way stretch, novelty knits.
Simplicity 1654 Misses' Dress
Sizes 4-12, 12-20
Cynthia Rowley’s designs are so popular, and her fans will love this one too! Make the view of your choice with sleeves or without. The overstitching accents your silhouette.
Description: Misses' dress with bodice variations including optional top stitching details on bodice seams. Dress can be made sleeveless or with cap sleeves.
Suggested Fabrics: Silks and silk types, challis, crepe, crepe back satin, crepe de Chine, laundered silks-rayons, silk linen, soft lightweight linen and linen blends.
Simplicity 1655 Misses' Formal Dress
Sizes 4-12, 14-22
Strapless gowns were all the rage at this year’s Academy Awards. Look like an Oscar winner at your next formal party with one of these views. You can choose a short, mid-length or floor-length skirt. Accent the corset-style bodice a waist bow or not…it’s up to you!
Description: Misses' & Miss Petite special occasion dress & gown have strapless bodice with drop waist & side zipper. A with skirt cut from 3 fabrics. B has lace overlay, tulle ruffle & sash belt.
Suggested Fabrics: Sateen, pique, crepe, crepe back satin, silk linen, satin, shantung, taffeta, brocade. B Overlay in lace, georgette, voile, crinkled gauze.
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