Summer Jazz Dress by Snapdragon Studios

A flowing dress with three length options, an empire waist, flutter sleeves, and optional pockets.

Pattern:Summer Jazz Dress
Designer:Snapdragon Studios
Categories:Maxi Dresses, Knee Length Dresses
Difficulty:Beginner
Recommended Fabrics:Gauze, Knit, Lawn, Voile
required fabric:3 to 4 1/2 yards
Sizes:XS - XL
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Description

A drapey dress that's perfect for summer concerts? Yep, we've found it. The Summer Jazz Dress sewing pattern by Snapdragon Studios is a flowing dress (or tunic!) with an empire waist, flutter sleeves, and optional side pockets. Sew this up in a lightweight woven or a knit. With three length options to choose from, this is likely a pattern you'll make again and again. Pair it with your favorite strappy leather sandals and throw a leather jacket on for cool spring or fall nights. However you wear it, comfort (and style) are a sure bet.

Pattern Previews

Summer Jazz Dress by Snapdragon Studios Pattern Preview 1 | Indiesew.com
Summer Jazz Dress by Snapdragon Studios Pattern Preview 2 | Indiesew.com
Summer Jazz Dress by Snapdragon Studios Pattern Preview 3 | Indiesew.com

Pattern Details

Intended Paper Size:Letter (8.5in x 11in)
Number of Files Included:2
Total Number of Pages:38
Copy Shop Version Included:Yes
Pattern uses layers to select size:No

Pattern Size Chart (inches)

SizeXSSMLXL
Bust34363942 1/246 1/2
Waist26283134 1/238 1/2
Hip36 1/238 1/241 1/24549

Fabric Required (yards)

SizeAll Sizes
Dress (44 - 45" Wide or 58" Wide Knits)3 1/2
Top Variation (44 - 45" Wide or 58" Wide Knits)3
Maxi Variation (44 - 45" Wide or 58" Wide Knits)4 1/2

Recommended Fabrics

Required Tools

  • Sewing Machine
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Pins
  • Measuring Tape
  • Fabric Scissors
  • Tailor's Chalk

Optional Tools

  • Serger
  • Rotary Cutter and Mat

Required Supplies

  • Elastic
  • Thread
  • Universal Needle

Optional Supplies

  • Ballpoint Needle

Additional Notes

This 36-page PDF pattern includes all pattern pieces and step-by-step instructions. Please note: Not all steps in this pattern are accompanied by illustrations.

The pattern was a sheer pleasure to work with - I didn't have to alter it at all and the fit was spot on. And this never happens! A perfect summer dress.