The Avid Seamstress – The Sun Dress Pattern


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The Avid Seamstress – The Sun Dress Pattern


Meet our beautiful sewing pattern, The Sun Dress. Perfect for all year round, it‘s a great look for warmer months when you need a dress that‘s smart enough for the office yet stylish enough for weekend brunch. Throw a casual jacket or cardigan over the dress when the weather is cooler.

Team it with some luxury fabric and you‘ll also have your go-to formal dress for a range of occasions from wedding guest to evening events.

The Sun Dress features a fitted bodice with a square neckline, wide modern straps and a button-down front. The bodice has a front side dart and the back a waist dart. A pleated skirt with pockets offers a fun, flattering silhouette as well as comfort and practicality for your day-to-day activities.

The wide skirt hem finishes the look. The dress is fastened by a concealed zipper at the back.

Pattern sizes – UK 6 – UK 22

Skill level – Intermediate

Suggested Fabrics

The Sun Dress is suitable for light to medium-weight fabrics such as cotton, chambray and linen. Consider making The Sun Dress in light-weight striped linen for a classic take on the French Riviera style.

Supplies Needed

Fabric, thread, 41cm/16″ invisible zipper, four 2cm buttons, 25cm/20″ iron on interfacing

Fabric needed

112cm / 44″ wide

UK6 – UK12 = 2.4m
UK14 – UK20 – 2.5m

* Size UK22 needs to be fitted onto 114cm / 45″ wide fabric and would require 2.5mts

145cm / 57″ wide

UK6 – UK12  –  2mts
UK14 – UK22 – 2.4mts

What’s included

  • Pattern printed on high-quality pattern paper
  • Beautiful step by step instruction booklet
  • Guide to taking your measurements
  • Fabric and Sewing basics help card
  • Sewing Terms Demystified card
  • Checklist card to ensure you have covered everything before starting your project
  • All of this encased in a big beautiful re-closable envelope

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Extra Info



The Avid Seamstress – The Sun Dress Pattern is part of The Avid Seamstress patterns collection available in our shop.

The Avid Seamstress is a London-based sewing pattern company dedicated to helping modern women enjoy sewing and making themselves look great.

They produce versatile & multi-functional sewing patterns to bring together a community of women that empower and inspire each other through sewing.

Patterns are aimed at beginner to intermediate dressmakers. Users have the freedom to create easy casual outfits or more formal garments just by changing their fabric choice. They also support customers on their sewing journey by offering blog tutorials and online help.

The patterns are printed on high-quality pattern paper and include a step-by-step instruction booklet. They also include helpful cards showing users how to take their own measurements, an easy explanation of common sewing terms as well as a useful sewing checklist. All of this is encased in a beautiful, big re-closable envelope.

Their values:

Individuality. We give you the structure to base your clothing design on and you do the rest. Our patterns are versatile, multi-functional and allow you to express your own unique style with every design decision you make along the way.

Knowledge. We teach the art and technique of sewing. Visit our blog to browse our library of sewing knowledge, follow tutorials and connect with your sewing community.

Quality. From conception to production, each pattern is tested and retested to ensure a flattering fit on any body type. We invest the time to create the perfect pattern for you to make your own.

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