This pattern is for a gorgeous two-piece cocktail dress with a separate top and skirt. This fitted, flattering design includes a body-conscious top with bust and waist darts and concealed zipper fastening on the back, plus a pencil skirt with a rounded front vent. This ensemble is suitable for both casual and formal wear, plus you can also wear the top and skirt separately. We recommend a firm fabric with little stretch.
Pattern includes US sizes 0-14 (EUR sizes 32-46/UK sizes 4-18)
Difficulty Level: Advanced
Fabric: 2 yards for sizes 0-6 and 2 ¾ yards for sizes 8-14 (yardage is for 45" fabric)
16” separating zipper for top
7” zipper for skirt
Designed by sisters Saara and Laura Huhta,Named is a Finnish DIY fashion label that produces patterns for fashion clothing. Named garments are a combination of Scandinavian clean-lined simplicity and interesting details. The aim of the collections is to bring a new perspective to making one’s own clothes and to support ethical and ecological consuming in contrast to a clothing industry focused on fast fashion.
Named releases two main collections a year. The patterns have five levels of difficulty, which allows anyone from a beginner to a more experienced sewer to find patterns suited to their skill level. Patterns come with a comprehensive instructions booklet that includes for example detailed and illustrated sewing instructions, cutting layout, material consumption chart, and finished measurements for all sizes. The patterns and instructions are designed and printed in Helsinki, Finland.