Sewing a Slip Dress – The Perennial trend for Spring, Summer and beyond…

 

The slip dress is a repeat trend performer and a must sewing pattern. Year after year it is on trend for Spring/Summer, this year is no exception. This year, it is jazzed up, but more about that in an upcoming post. 

It took only a heartbeat to decide to create the classic slip on silhouette,  Slip Dress Sewing Pattern But creating a two-piece pattern with no darts, into a clean, timeless dress that drapes and fits beautifully on every figure was not an easy task. 

 
 
 
 

 

 

Ann Normandy Design Slip Dress Sewing Pattern - Photo by Steve Ragland

Ann Normandy Design Slip Dress Sewing Pattern - Photo by Steve Ragland

 
 

With its simple A-line silhouette, length just above the knee and a neckline with a hint of a point to compliment the bosom, it truly is the perfect dress for every wardrobe.

 
 
The Ann Normandy Design Slip Dress Sewing Pattern. Created with an antique reclaimed handwoven nappe de vendanges (harvest tablecloth) used to celebrate the final grape harvest from the wine regions of France. 

The Ann Normandy Design Slip Dress Sewing Pattern. Created with an antique reclaimed handwoven nappe de vendanges (harvest tablecloth) used to celebrate the final grape harvest from the wine regions of France. 

 
 

Two flat felled sides seams create a drape that gives a subtle hug to the curves of a woman's body was on the essentials list for this pattern.

 
 

It is the perfect beginner sewing pattern for the person that knows how to operate a sewing machine and would like to elevate their sewing skills.

 
 
Flat felled seams create a drape that allows the dress to subtly hugs the curves of a woman's body.

Flat felled seams create a drape that allows the dress to subtly hugs the curves of a woman's body.

 
 
 

The styling possibilities are endless and will carry you from day into evening and summer into fall and winter.

Sew it with a beautiful neutral, white, midnight blue or black linen, maybe a statement piece of jewelry and sandals for a minimalist look. 

 
 
 
Amazing mom, nurse and publisher, Darlene Douglas, wearing the Ann Normandy Design Slip Dress Sewing Pattern. Created with reclaimed French handwoven linen. Photo by Steve Ragland.

Amazing mom, nurse and publisher, Darlene Douglas, wearing the Ann Normandy Design Slip Dress Sewing Pattern. Created with reclaimed French handwoven linen. Photo by Steve Ragland.

 
 
 

Layered with a oversized cardigan and boots, or wear a button down shirt or long sleeved shell underneath.

 
 
 
 

Be on the lookout for more styling tips for this fabulous sewing pattern!

 


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Happy Sewing!

Kim

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