Bell Dress Pattern - PDF Digital Download
Bell Dress Pattern ~ PDF Digital Download
The Belle Dress is a fitted sleeveless dress with princess seams at the bodice, box pleats at the skirt, side seam pocket detail, and back zipper closure. The skirt is available in mini and midi lengths and a wider shoulder option. We suggest fabric that has structure to hold its shape such as taffeta, bridal satin, light weight denim and light weight upholstery.
PDF pattern and detailed Cutting Guide and Sewing instructions
The Belle Dress is available in sizes XXS - XXL
For fabric and supplies requirements, see photos (click to enlarge)
Skill level: Intermediate
This dress is a great project the intermediate sewist. Sewing experience is required for zipper installation, a lined bodice and inverted box pleats at the skirt.
After purchasing a digital file, downloads are available once your payment is confirmed.
You’ll see a button or link to the Downloads page where you can download the PDF file. The PDF pattern, Instructions, and tiled printing guide are contained in one file.
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1. You will need Adobe Reader (usually found on most computers, but if you don't have it, it can be downloaded free at http://get.adobe.com/reader/) to view and print your PDF pattern. Your pattern will print on regular 8.5” x 11 (or A4) printer paper.
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All patterns are drafted by Joy Somerville
Joy has been a professional pattern maker in the fashion industry for over 35 years and teaches at a major fashion college in Los Angeles. After making patterns for leading designers, she has decided to publish some of her own favorite designs.
The Belle Dress pattern has been PROFESSIONALLY DRAFTED and tiled for printing. Also included are directions for assembling the pattern tiles. The tiles can be printed out on standard 8.5" x 11" printer paper at home and taped together. No enlarging required.
**IMPORTANT: This listing is for a PDF sewing pattern and instructions. This pattern is available as an INSTANT DOWNLOAD! A paper copy will NOT be mailed.
For those that do not like to tape pattern tiles together, see our paper pattern listing in our store More patterns designed by Joy Somerville available in our store
Joy drafts patterns on a CAD system, the paper patterns available in her store are available in digital or printed on a wide format printer with heavy 35 lb white paper. You can purchase the paper pattern in our store.
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