Southport Dress by True Bias

A sundress with a center front button placket, drawstring waist, and two lengths.

Pattern:Southport Dress
Designer:True Bias
Categories:Maxi Dresses, Knee Length Dresses
Difficulty:Intermediate
Recommended Fabrics:Rayon, Crêpe de Chine, Linen, Voile
required fabric:11/2 to 4 yards
Sizes:0 - 18
Digital Sewing Pattern$12.00
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Description

Whether you're bumming around the beach or running errands during the hottest months, the Southport Dress sewing pattern by True Bias has you covered. This sundress can be sewn up in two lengths: knee-length or maxi. The center front button placket and drawstring waist give it a professional finish. Sew your Southport Dress in lightweight linen and stay cool all summer long.

Pattern Previews

Southport Dress by True Bias Pattern Preview 1 | Indiesew.com
Southport Dress by True Bias Pattern Preview 2 | Indiesew.com
Southport Dress by True Bias 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:3
Total Number of Pages:63
Copy Shop Version Included:Yes
Pattern uses layers to select size:No

Pattern Size Chart (inches)

Size024681012141618
Bust323334353637 1/23940 1/242 1/244 1/2
Waist262728293031 1/23334 1/236 1/238 1/2
Hip343536373839 1/24142 1/244 1/246 1/2

Finished Garment Measurements (inches)

Size024681012141618
Chest353637383940 1/24243 1/245 1/247 1/2
Hip39 1/240 1/241 1/242 1/243 1/24546 1/2485052
Length A3535 1/435 1/235 3/44636 1/436 1/236 3/43737 1/4
Length B5757 1/457 1/257 3/45858 1/458 1/258 3/45959 1/4

Fabric Required (yards)

Size024681012141618
View A (45" Wide)2.32.32.32.32.32 1/22 1/22 1/22 1/22 1/2
View B (45" Wide)3 1/23 1/23 1/23 3/43 3/43 3/43 3/4444
View A (54" Wide)1 1/21 1/21 1/21 1/21 1/21 3/41 3/41 3/41 3/41 3/4
View B (54" Wide)2 3/42 3/42 3/42 3/43333 1/53 1/53 1/5

Recommended Fabrics

Required Tools

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

Optional Tools

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

Required Supplies

  • Bias Tape
  • Buttons
  • Interfacing
  • Thread
  • Universal Needle

Additional Notes

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

Such a beautiful pattern! I can't wait to make another!


This is a lovely dress with nice details. However, I really wish it had enclosed seams since it's designed for lightweight fabrics. Doing french seams on the bodice is easy enough, but the waist seam is trickier. I didn't find the sew-along particularly enlightening.