The Jade dress pattern by Jennifer Lauren Handmade is a fully lined dress with a sleeveless bodice, princess seam front shaping and darted back shaping, finished with a V neckline.
It’s based on the classic apron styles of the ’50s and is a multi-tasking workhorse. Wear it for summer-ice cream, as well as working fabulously well layered with knit top tees or long sleeved blouses for cooler weather.
A wide A-line skirt includes side seam pockets and falls to below the knee. The back skirt overlaps almost side seam to side seam (it’s stepped back just a smidge so you can’t see the edge of the skirt when looking from the front), meaning you have plenty of coverage across the back – even in windy weather.
The Jade pattern can be made in both floatier fabrics with some drape for hot weather (think cool linens and floaty cottons) as well as heavier weight fabrics like denim and wool suitings for a crisper finish in cold weather.
The Original includes sizes 6-24 with A to D cup bodices. Bust from 74cm (29 1/8") to 119cm (46 7/8") and hip from 89.5cm (35 1/4") to 134.5cm (52 7/8")
- The Curve includes sizes 16 to 34 with C to F cup bodices. Bust from 99cm (39") to 114cm (56 3/4") and hip 114.5cm (45 1/8") to 159.5cm (62 3/4")
Skill Level: Intermediate
Recommended Fabric: Mid-weight woven fabrics with some drape. Linen, chambray and denim are lovely and easy to work with. Broidery anglaise, seersucker, jacquard, tencel and sateen also work very well for summery Jade dresses.
Mid-weight wool, suitings, flannels and pinwale cord also make an excellent heavier-weight garment for cooler climes.
Choose lightweight linings such as lawn and voile, or use the same fabric as the main garment if using a lighter weight cloth. Synthetic linings can also be used.
Pattern Format: This is a PDF pattern. Included in your download is an A4 file for at home printing, an A0 File for Copy Shop Printing and detailed instruction files.
- Lid to mid-weight woven fashion fabric
- Lightweight lining fabric
- Matching and/ or contrast thread
- Pins and fabric scissors
- Tape and tracing paper
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