True Bias, Sewing Pattern, Lodo Dress
Pattern includes sizes 0 - 18, see inset photo for measurements.
The Lodo pattern is an elevated take on a basic t-shirt dress. It has a straight fit through the waist and hips and a slightly tapered hem to create a subtle cocoon shape. It has a flattering deep V neck at center front and an extended cap sleeve. Both the neckline and armholes are finished with a woven facing for stability and structure. View A has a hem that hits at mid calf with a slit at center back for moveability. View B's hem hits a couple of inches above the knee.Suggested Dress Fabrics:
Medium weight stable knit fabric with an approximate 25% stretch such as ponte, cotton interlock, and lightweight scuba.Suggested Facing Fabrics:
1/2 yd of medium weight woven fabric such as quilting cotton and linen.Notions:
Coordinating thread, ball point needle.Difficulty:
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Care Instructions: Increase the longevity of your fabrics by hand washing, or on a gentle cycle in cold water with like colors using a fragrance free, non-chlorinated detergent. Dry your fabric on a low/medium cycle or line-dry.