The Avid Seamstress – The Gathered Dress Pattern


The Avid Seamstress – The Gathered Dress Pattern


The Gathered Dress is a gorgeous girls dress for ages 3-8 years. A T-shaped dress with the sleeves formed as part of the front/back which makes it really fun and easy to sew. The front has a cute oversized pocket and the back has a gathered section at the waist.

View A has a button close at the back neck.
View B has an invisible zip close at the back neck.

Pattern sizes

Ages 3 – 8 years old

Suggested Fabrics

This pattern works well in most light weight to medium weight fabrics. For a Spring/Summer dress use a thin cotton and for Autumn/Winter a medium weight fabric is ideal.

Supplies Needed

View A – Fabric, thread, hand needle, 10cm narrow satin ribbon, button (1-2cm)
View B – Fabric, thread, 22cm/8″ invisible zipper (ensure your sewing machine has a zipper foot)

What’s included

  • Pattern printed on high quality white pattern paper
  • Beautiful step by step instruction booklet
  • Guide on 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
  • Information on The Avid Seamstress

1 in stock

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Extra Info



The Avid Seamstress – The Gathered 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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