Tilly and the Buttons - Lyra Shirt Dress Paper Sewing Pattern

$92.00 per metre
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Swoosh around in effortless style with this on-trend dress. Endlessly versatile, pick cool cotton for summer, cosy needlecord for winter or drapey viscose for added swish!

  • Easy-fitting bodice with bust darts and button front opening
  • Classic two-piece collar and stand
  • Choice of short sleeves or full-length billowy sleeves with elasticated cuffs
  • Gathered skirt can be hemmed at the knee or add the midi-length panel for a trendy tiered look
  • Optional narrow tie to cinch the waist
  • And of course, side seam pockets!


  • Available sizes 6-34. Waist from 61cm (24") to 134.5cm (53") and Hip from 84cm (33") to 155cm (61") and bust from 76cm (30") to 152/5cm (60")

Skill Level: Confident beginner

Recommended Fabric:  Light-to-medium weight woven fabrics such as lawn cotton, voile, seersucker, chambray, double gauze, viscose (rayon), Tencel (Lyocell), lighter weight needlecord.


  • 5-6 shirt buttons
  • Thread
  • Marking tool