The Sumekko Dress is a collaborative pattern inspired by fadanista.com that we wanted to share with everyone. This is a clever maxi singlet dress that only has a centre back seam. It can be shaped at the waist with optional waist darts.
The Sumekko Dress is a PDF pattern is designed to be hacked and personalised, and has different length suggestions for a singlet or knee length version. It is suitable for knits with a minimum of 20%stretch.
Sizes 8 - 16
The element that makes the pattern unique is also its limitation: it has no side seams, which means the whole pattern must fit onto the width of the fabric. Larger sizes would need wider fabric, and that is not easily available at this stage.
You can choose to receive the pattern in three different ways.
1. Printed Pattern with PDF Instructions - This pattern will be printed and dispatched to you once you have placed your order. It will contain the A0 Pages for the pattern and it will be dispatched in a Kraft String and Washer Envelope that has the Pattern sticker on the front which is perfect for using to store you pattern in once sewn. You will be able to download the instructions file as a PDF at the end of the transaction.
2. Printed Pattern with Printed Instructions - For £2.00 more we will print the A0 Pattern pages and the A4 instructions for you and dispatch them in a Kraft String and Washer Envelope that has the Pattern sticker on the front which is perfect for using to store you pattern in once sewn.
All of our printed patterns are sent via Royal Mail 1st class post.
3. PDF Digital Download - For this option you will receive a download option at the end of the transaction, this will give you access to a ZIP file which will contain the A0 Pattern, the A4 pattern that will need to be printed and assembled and the instructions file.