The Hughes is the perfect everyday dress. It features Viennese seams, gathered sleeves, and a gorgeous scoop neckline. The bodice is lined and the skirt has an a-line sweep. It buttons up the front and has an adjustable lace-up tie in the back. The tie can be cinched in or loosened depending on desired fit. The Hughes Dress is designed to be a timeless style with beautiful construction details that can be treasured for generations.
Sizes XS/0 - 7X/32 (32”/81cm -60”/152cm chest).
Bust sizes A/B and C/D included in pattern.
Intermediate level sewing.
1 yard lightweight fusible interfacing
11 1/2"-1" [1.3-2.5 cm] buttons
Small safety pin or tube turning tool
The Hughes Dress is designed for woven fabrics. You will get a different look depending on the fabric you select. A drapey rayon or silk will give a more elegant dressy look, while a more sturdy fabric like a linen will give you a gorgeous everyday dress. We encourage you to be creative and daring with fabric, any dress weight woven fabric is suitable.
For yardage, please see back of pattern in images.