Empire Maxi Dress

Ankle-Grazing Comfort

Take your wardrobe to dramatic lengths with this empire-waisted dress slung from slender straps and trimmed with a ruffled neck and hem.


MATERIALS NEEDED:

Suitable fabrics include quilting-weight cotton, light-weight decorator fabric and other light to medium-weight woven fabrics.

Notions: Coordinating thread, 3/8" elastic, single-fold bias tape (if not making your own binding)

Helpful Tools: Pins, scissors, iron, seam ripper, marking pen or chalk, pattern weights, ruler.

JOEL DEWBERRY ECLECTIC MODERN PATTERN SIZE GUIDE:

Size Waist Hip
XS 27" 37"
S 28" 38"
M 29" 39"
L 30 1/2" 40 1/2"
XL 32" 42"

FABRIC REQUIREMENTS: (44/45” wide fabrics)

Size Dress Binding Band Contrast / Bottom Ruffle Lining (optional
XS 2 yd. 2/3 yd.
1 1/2 yd.
2 yd.
S 2 1/8 yd. 2/3 yd. 1 1/2 yd.
2 1/8 yd.
M 2 1/8 yd. 2/3 yd. 1 1/2 yd.
2 1/8 yd.
L 2 1/8 yd. 2/3 yd.. 1 1/2 yd.
2 1/8 yd.
XL 2 1/4 yd. 2/3 yd. 1 1/2 yd.
2 1/4 yd.





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