Capitol Hill by Straight Stitch Designs

A knit dress or tunic with a front double pleat detail, two sleeve options and three skirt options.

Pattern:Capitol Hill
Designer:Straight Stitch Designs
Categories:Knee Length Dresses
Difficulty:Intermediate
Recommended Fabrics:French Terry, Jersey, Knit, Lycra, Ponte de Roma
required fabric:13/4 to 31/8 yards
Sizes:0 - 18
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Description

The perfect cozy winter dress is here! The Capitol Hill by Straight Stitch designs is a knit dress packed with variations to create an everyday dress that is exactly what you want. With two length options (tunic or dress), two sleeve options (elbow or long) and three different skirt variations (full circle, half circle, or gathered). Sew yours up in a thick ponte de roma and wear it with tights and boots for an around-town outfit.

Pattern Previews

Capitol Hill by Straight Stitch Designs Pattern Preview 1 | Indiesew.com
Capitol Hill by Straight Stitch Designs Pattern Preview 2 | Indiesew.com
Capitol Hill by Straight Stitch Designs Pattern Preview 3 | Indiesew.com

Pattern Details

Intended Paper Size:Letter (8.5in x 11in) or A4 (21cm x 29.7cm)
Number of Files Included:1
Total Number of Pages:55
Copy Shop Version Included:No
Pattern uses layers to select size:Yes

Pattern Size Chart (inches)

Size024681012141618
Chest323334353637 1/23940 1/242 1/244 1/2
Hips34 1/235 1/236 1/237 1/238 1/24041 1/2434547

Finished Garment Measurements (inches)

Size024681012141618
Chest Circumference31 1/23232 1/23333 1/234 1/43535 3/436 1/237 1/2
Garment Length (Tunic)3030 1/230 3/43131 1/431 1/231 3/43232 1/233
Garment Length (Dress)3636 1/236 3/43737 1/437 1/237 3/43838 1/239
Sleeve Length (Elbow)12 1/212 1/212 3/4131313 1/213 3/41414 1/414 1/2
Sleeve Length (Long)21 3/421 3/42222 1/422 1/422 3/42323 1/423 1/223 3/4

Fabric Required (yards)

Size024681012141618
Gathered Tunic1 3/41 3/41 3/41 3/41 3/41 7/81 7/81 7/81 7/81 7/8
Gathered Dress1 3/41 3/41 3/41 3/41 3/422222
Half Circle Tunic2 1/22 1/22 1/22 1/22 1/22 3/42 3/42 3/42 3/42 3/4
Half Circle Dress333333 1/83 1/83 1/83 1/83 1/8
Full Circle Tunic2 3/82 3/82 3/82 3/82 3/82 1/22 1/22 1/22 1/22 1/2
Full Circle Dress2 3/42 3/42 3/42 3/42 3/42 7/82 7/82 7/82 7/82 7/8

Required Tools

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

Optional Tools

  • Serger
  • Rotary Cutter and Mat
  • Seam Gauge

Required Supplies

  • Ballpoint Needle
  • Thread

Additional Notes

Fabric yardage requirements based on 60" width fabric. This 55-page PDF pattern includes all pattern pieces and step-by-step instructions with illustrations.