The Celia Dress is a timeless design with hints of tailoring and an easy going feel. You'll have a huge amount of flexibility with fabric choice for this dress depending on the intended feel. You could opt for silk for a smart occasion, denim for a cool and casual feel or even a light wool weave for cosy winter wearing.
Sizing: Sizes 4 - 28 (with PDF Layers)
Skill level: Intermediate sewers
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The Celia Dress is fitted on the shoulders and features an a-line cut with plenty of room for comfort and movement. The shape is forgiving from the bust down so it’s just about making sure the bust and shoulders feel good. The two-piece sleeve is three-quarter-length and the style comes with an optional belt.
Materials list: Fabric, 7 x buttons (about 1.5cm wide), thread, 1 metre of high quality fusing
Pages to print: Instructions - 13, A4/US Letter - 51, A0 - 3
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How to print your pattern:
You have two options for printing out your pattern.
1. You can get it printed in A0 at a printing shop or sewing pattern company. Search for "sewing pattern printing company" to find a company that does this in your region.
2. Or you can print it yourself on a home printer in A4 or US Letter format and then tile the pages together using tape.
Using PDF layers:
All of our patterns come with PDF layers so you can select the sizes you want to view and print. To do this you’ll need a PDF viewer such as Adobe Acrobat Reader (this is free to download).
More details on printing, using PDF layers and general preparation tips can be found on the ‘Using Our Patterns’ document (download for free here). This document comes with all of our patterns.
Women's Body Measurements
Bust / Waist / Hip (based on standard UK measurements) - Measurements in cms
Size 4 - 75 / 59 / 83
Size 6 - 78 / 62 / 86
Size 8 - 81 / 65 / 89
Size 10 - 86 / 70 / 94
Size 12 - 91 / 75 / 99
Size 14 - 96 / 80 / 104
Size 16 - 101 / 85 / 109
Size 18 - 106 / 90 / 114
Size 20 - 111 / 95 / 119
Size 22 - 116 / 100 / 124
Size 24 - 121 / 105 / 129
Size 26 - 126 / 110 / 134
Size 28 - 131 / 115 / 139
Unisex Body Measurements
Chest / Hip - Measurements in inches & cms
XS2 - 32/81, 24/61
XS1 - 34/86, 26/66
XS - 36/91, 30/76
S - 38/96, 32/81
M - 40/101, 32/81
L - 42/106, 34/86
XL - 44/111, 36/91
XL1 - 46/116, 38/96
XL2 - 48/121.5, 40/101
XL3 - 50/127, 42/106
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