Sew your own knockout dress for special occasions or bossing it at the office.
Etta is an elegant fitted dress, shaped with darts at the bust, waist and shoulders. Sleek and flattering, it has a choice of lined cap sleeves or darted three-quarter length sleeves, high-back or stunning V-back neckline, with optional collar and faux pockets. Etta closes with an invisible zip at the back. The hemline hits the bottom of the knee, with a kick pleat for easy movement.
Like all Tilly and the Buttons sewing patterns, Etta includes easy-to-follow instructions with photos showing you how to sew each step – making it easy for you to create gorgeous clothes you can be proud to say you made yourself.
Skill Level: Confident Beginners
Fabric Suggestions: Medium weight, non-drapey fabrics, preferably with stretch for comfort. Try stretch woven cotton, sateen, triple crepe, crepe-back satin, ponte di roma or jacquard knits. The cap sleeve version would also work nicely in brocade.
Size Chart & Fabric Requirements: See image gallery above
*Size 8 is comparable to a UK 20 / US 16 / EUR 48. Size 8 measurements: Bust 112cm (44in) / Waist 96.5cm (38in) / Hip 119.5cm (47in).