Coastal Breeze by Make It Perfect

A knit dress with an empire waist, gathered bodice and pleated skirt.

Pattern:Coastal Breeze
Designer:Make It Perfect
Categories:Knee Length Dresses, Sun Dresses
Difficulty:Beginner
Recommended Fabrics:French Terry, Jersey
required fabric:2 to 23/8 yards
Sizes:XXS - XXL
Digital Sewing Pattern$9.13
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Description

Perfect for a beach coverup, the Coastal Breeze by Make it Perfect is the definition of easy style. This knit dress features a wide scoop neckline and empire waist. The bodice features front and back gathers for a great fit over different bust sizes. The skirt is pleated in both the front and the back for visual interest. Sew your Coastal Breeze in a rayon jersey and pair it with your swimming suit and flip flops for a weekend on the water.

Pattern Previews

Coastal Breeze by Make It Perfect Pattern Preview 1 | Indiesew.com
Coastal Breeze by Make It Perfect Pattern Preview 2 | Indiesew.com
Coastal Breeze by Make It Perfect Pattern Preview 3 | Indiesew.com

Pattern Details

Intended Paper Size:A4 (21cm x 29.7cm)
Number of Files Included:1
Total Number of Pages:14
Copy Shop Version Included:No
Pattern uses layers to select size:No

Pattern Size Chart (inches)

SizeXXXSXXSXSSMLXLXXL
Bust2931343638404244
Waist252627 1/230 1/2333537 1/239

Fabric Required (yards)

SizeXXXSXXSXSSMLXLXXL
Main Fabric (55" Wide)1 2/31 2/31 2/31 2/31 2/32.0832.0832.083
Contrast Band Fabric (55" Wide).278.278.278.278.278.278.278.278

Recommended Fabrics

Required Tools

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

Optional Tools

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

Required Supplies

  • Ballpoint Needle

Additional Notes

This PDF pattern includes a mix of pattern pieces and dimensions for pattern pieces. Step by step instructions are included with illustrations.

After making the mods: Adding more length to the top, making the neck whole smaller and doing the pleats on top, I think it is perfect!


I love the final resulting dress but it took some major modifications to get it to a fit I liked.