The words “simply beautiful” and “everyday elegance” take shape in this shirt dress sewing pattern bundle for ladies, children, and 18-inch dolls!
The clean lines, shaped bodice (for ladies), and full, flowy skirt of the Sofia pack a seriously pretty wowness punch! From soft, drapey silks with decorative buttons for dressing up, to lovely linens for casual styling (plus playtime and learning fun for girls and their dollies) this pattern will become a wardrobe staple for year round wearing!
Sofia means “wisdom” and it is certainly wise to add this shirt dress sewing pattern to your collection!
For Ladies XXS to 5XL:
If you are fuller busted and need to do a Full Bust Adjustment (FBA), you can follow our free tutorial using the Sofia pattern pieces. Learn how to adjust patterns for the best fit: Darted Full Bust Adjustment Tutorial.
Before cutting into your wonderfully lovely fabric, it is important to always make up a muslin, or toile. Consequently this test garment allows you to make the appropriate adjustments to the necessary pattern pieces, ensuring a perfect fit!
Skill Level – Advanced Beginner to Intermediate
Sizes – Pattern includes ladies’ sizes XXS to 5XL, girls’ sizes newborn to 12 years, and 18-inch doll sizing. See the size chart in the gallery above.
Options – An optional belt (for ladies’ sizing) plus three different sleeve and hem lengths: sleeveless, three-quarter, and long, and knee, midi, and maxi.
Fabrics – Suitable for light- to medium-weight wovens. See the fabric requirements in the gallery above for yardage. A serger/ overlocker is optional but NOT required.
Format – This trim-free pattern is a downloadable PDF and comes in A4 or US letter printable sizes. An A0 format (pattern pieces only) is also included should you wish to have your pattern printed professionally. PDF Layers allow you to select and print only the size/s you want.