Sazerac Shift Dress PDF sewing pattern
Sew Along Fabric Choice
I am so excited for you all to join me this week as we sew ourselves a Sazerac Shift Dress! Sometimes it is too hard to set aside an entire afternoon to make a project and if we all wait for the perfect time to start sewing, we might not ever start! With this sew along I will post a few steps for you to do each day (that takes about 10-20 minutes) and by Friday you will have a NEW DRESS for yourself and able to wear it out!
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The Sazerac Shift Dress sewing pattern will help you make your own shift dress with three sleeve length options (short sleeve, three quarter length or long sleeve) and a scoop or v-neck front with a relaxed fit. You can even add an optional elastic waist to give it a modern and gathered look!
Let's choose your fabric!
Fabric choice is such an important first step to making a piece of clothing. Think of items that you have in your closet - what fabrics do you wear the most? I tend to wear fabrics that do not wrinkle because let's be honest, I don't love to iron my clothes! So if I can wash it, dry it and wear it, it is a great addition to my wardrobe.
Suggested Fabric Types: lightweight fabrics such as cotton, cotton blends, poly, voile, rayon, linen, silk, crepe de chine, double georgette or even a lightweight matte jersey, cotton/lycra, lightweight knit or sweater knit or similar
Here are some photos showing the dress in different fabrics!
Here is the Sazerac Shift Dress on Teri (below) - she used a floral rayon challis fabric
Below is the dress on Nicole. She used a rayon.
Lisa K. used a cotton/jersey knit fabric.
Kim Coffin of Sweet Red Poppy used a poly
Amy S. used a medium weight interlock knit.
For my original Sazerac Shift Dress I made I chose this printed poly blend:
But for the sew along I found these two great prints the other day at JoAnn's and did not want to pass them up! I really love the geometric print (100% poly) on the left but also wanted one in this multi-colored print with black background (100% rayon). I am going to use the red one (the 100% poly fabric) for the sew along and I cannot wait to get started!!
COMMENT BELOW and let me know which fabric you are going to use!
Grab your fabric, wash it, dry it and get ready for Monday!!
Here's the plan:
Monday - cut out fabric pieces
Tuesday - sew dress at side seams and shoulders
Wednesday - sew sleeve seams and inset sleeves
Thursday - hem sleeves, neckline and dress hem
Friday - finish, wear it and share it!!
Hope you join us!!
Come join us in our facebook sewing group and share your photos! We cannot wait to see!!