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Croquet Dress (Small)

oliver + s

$ 15.95


It's the perfect afternoon for a game of croquet! This short-sleeved, dropped-waist dress comes in two versions. View A features a nautically inspired collar detail. View B has gentle gathers at the front and a simple yoke detail which is perfect for embellishment. The elasticized waist in both views is comfortable and features a cute bow detail.

Skill Level: Beginner

After successfully sewing this pattern, you will have developed the following skills: flat-set sleeves and gathering.

Recommended Fabrics
Light- to medium-weight woven fabrics like quilting cotton, broadcloth, shirting, poplin, chambray, and linen.

Materials Needed

  • Coordinating thread
  • lightweight fusible interfacing
  • (1) 3/8" or 1/2" button
  • 1 yard of 3/4"-wide elastic
  • 1/2 yard of 1 1/2"-wide ribbon for bow (optional)

Fabric Guide (fabric width: 44"-45")

SIZE 6-12 M 12-18 M 18-24 M 2T 3T 4
View A, Fabric A 1 1/4 yards 1 1/4 yards 1 1/4 yards 1 1/4 yards 1 1/2 yards 1 1/2 yards
View A, Fabric B 1  yard 1  yard 1  yard 1  yard 1  yard 1  yard
View B, Fabric A 1 1/4 yards 1 1/4 yards 1 1/4 yards 1 1/4 yards 1 1/2 yards 1 1/2 yards
View B, Fabric B 1  yard 1  yard 1  yard 1  yard 1  yard 1  yard


SIZE 5 6 7 8 10 12
View A, Fabric A 2 yards 2  yards 2  yards 2 1/4 yards 2 1/2 yards 2 1/2 yards
View A, Fabric B 1  yard 1  yard 1  yard 1  yard 1  yard 1  yard
View B, Fabric A 2 yards 2 yards 2 yards 2 1/4 yards 2 1/4 yards 2 1/2 yards
View B, Fabric B 1  yard 1  yard 1  yard 1  yard 1  yard 1  yard


Finished Measurements

SIZE 6-12 M 12-18 M 18-24 M 2T 3T 4
Chest 21 3/4" 22 3/4" 23 1/2" 24 1/2" 25 1/2" 26 1/2"
Length* 17 1/4" 18 1/4" 19 1/2" 20 1/2" 21 3/4" 23"
Sleeve** 8 1/4" 8 1/2" 8 3/4" 9" 9 1/4" 9 1/2"


SIZE 5 6 7 8 10 12
Chest 27 1/2" 28 1/2" 30" 31" 32 1/2" 33 1/2"
Length* 24 3/4" 26 1/2" 28 1/4" 30" 32" 34"
Sleeve** 9 3/4" 10" 10 1/4" 10 1/2" 10 3/4" 11"

* Measured from shoulder at neck
** Measured from center back neck


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