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Laurel shirt dress pattern
Level of Difficulty: Beginner
Chic and simple shift dress or top with bias tape finishing. The semi-loose shape is easy to wear, while back darts keep the look streamlined. This dress gives you free reign with fabric and prints. Version 1 is underlined with bound neckline and sleeve hems, and is suitable for sheer fabrics. Version 2 includes menswear style patch pockets. Version 3 features classic 1960s style gathered cuffs. Version 4 is as easy pullover blouse.
Main: Lightweight fabrics such as silk or rayon crepe, shirtings, lawn, silk twill, light wool gabardine, wool crepe. Sheer fabrics and lace are suitable for version 1.
Underlining (version 1 only): cotton lawn, cotton batiste, silk or rayon crepe, silk/cotton blends, speciality lining fabrics.