Chelsea by Christine Haynes

A loose-fitting shift dress with raglan sleeves, two collar options and two length options.

Pattern: Chelsea
Designer: Christine Haynes
Categories: Knee Length Dresses, Shift Dresses
Difficulty: Beginner
Recommended Fabrics: Double Gauze, Lawn, Linen, Shirting, Silk, Swiss Dot, Voile
required fabric: 13/4 to 31/4 yards
Sizes: 0 - 18
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Description

Are you a beginner sewist looking for the perfect casual dress pattern? You've found it. The Chelsea dress sewing pattern by Christine Haynes is a loose-fitting shift dress with a ton of options. With two sleeve length options and two collar options, deciding exactly what your finished Chelsea will look like might be the most fun. Use a contrasting fabric for the yoke for maximum visual interest. Sew your Chelsea in a double gauze fabric and pair it with clogs for a comfortable, put-together outfit.

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Pattern Details

Intended Paper Size: Letter (8.5in x 11in) or A4 (21cm x 29.7cm)
Number of Files Included: 2
Total Number of Pages: 53
Copy Shop Version Included: Yes
Pattern uses layers to select size: No

Pattern Size Chart (inches)

Size024681012141618
Bust31323334 1/23637 1/239414345
Waist23242526 1/22829 1/231333537
Hip33343536 1/23839 1/241434547

Finished Garment Measurements (inches)

Size024681012141618
Bust34 1/235 1/236 1/23839 1/241 1/243454749
Length (View A)3131 1/23232 1/23333 1/23434 1/23535 1/2
Length (View B)35 1/23636 1/23737 1/23838 1/23939 1/240

Fabric Required (yards)

Size024681012141618
View A Main Fabric (45" wide)1 3/41 3/41 3/41 7/81 7/82222 1/82 1/8
View A Main Fabric (60" wide)1 3/41 3/41 3/41 7/81 7/82222 1/82 1/8
View A Contrast Fabric (45" wide)1 1/41 1/41 1/41 3/81 3/81 3/81 1/21 1/21 5/81 5/8
View A Contrast Fabric (60" wide)11111 1/81 1/81 1/81 1/41 1/41 1/4
View B Main Fabric (45" wide)2 5/82 5/82 5/82 3/42 3/42 3/42 7/82 7/833
View B Main Fabric (60" wide)1 7/81 7/81 7/82222 1/82 1/82 1/42 1/4
View B Contrast Fabric (45" wide) 7/8 7/8 7/8 7/8 7/8 7/81111
View B Contrast Fabric (60" wide) 3/4 3/4 3/4 3/4 3/4 3/4 7/8 7/8 7/8 7/8

Recommended Fabrics

  • Double Gauze
  • Lawn
  • Linen
  • Shirting
  • Silk
  • Swiss Dot
  • Voile

Required Sewing Techniques

Required Tools

  • Sewing Machine
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Pins
  • Measuring Tape
  • Fabric Scissors

Optional Tools

  • Serger
  • Rotary Cutter and Mat
  • Tailor's Chalk

Required Supplies

  • Interfacing
  • Thread
  • Universal Needle

Optional Supplies

  • Buttons

Additional Notes

This PDF sewing pattern includes all pattern pieces and step-by-step instructions with illustrations.

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