Rhea Dress Sewing Pattern Digital PDF Sizes 6-24
The Rhea Dress is an effortlessly stylish, v-neck dress with a semi-fitted bodice and loose waist and hips for maximum comfort. The dress will stand out in your wardrobe as it has a gathered waist detail that flares out to a gorgeous ruffled hem. This sewing pattern is perfect for beginners as the dress is a slip-on style that has no tricky fastenings.
This dress is a dream to sew with a gorgeous cotton, but will look incredible in any light/medium weight woven non-stretch fabric such as Satin, Cotton Poplin, Rayon/Viscose, Crepe, and Chiffon. The skirt of this dress is not lined, so you will need to make sure the fabric is not too see-through, alternatively you could line the skirt too.
For sizes 6 - 16 you will need 2.5 metres or 2.7 yards of fabric and between 1/2 or 3/4 of a metre for lining. The majority of pattern pieces is cut on the fold, so it is advised to use a fabric that has a width of 50" or more. For sizes 18 - 24 you will need 2.8 metres or 3 yards of fabric and 3/4 of a metre for the lining. I recommend using a fabric that is 56-58" wide.
This sewing pattern is designed for a looser fit, so when choosing sizes go by your bust measurement.
6 - Bust: 31 Inches, Waist: 24 Inches
8 - Bust: 33 Inches, Waist: 26 Inches
10 - Bust: 35 Inches, Waist: 28 Inches
12 - Bust: 37 Inches, Waist: 30 Inches
14 - Bust: 39 Inches, Waist: 32 Inches
16 - Bust: 41 Inches, Waist: 34 Inches
18 - Bust: 43 Inches, Waist: 36 Inches
20 - Bust: 45 Inches, Waist: 38 Inches
22 - Bust: 47 Inches, Waist: 40 Inches
24 - Bust: 49 Inches, Waist: 42 Inches
With this download, you will receive a print at home A4 sized paper pattern along with illustrated instructions that make it super easy to create your own handmade wardrobe! Print pattern 100% to scale and it will fit on A4 and US Letter sized paper. There is also an A0 sized pattern included for you to print out at a printers full size.
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Watch the YouTube sew along video here!
Really enjoyed making this dress. Pattern was very clear and easy to follow. Highly recommend! Looking forward to wearing this dress in the spring 🙂
Most amazing dress and such a rewarding sew! I have made 5!!
Such a beautiful pattern, I am OBSESSED with my new dress! I will definitely be making more of these!!