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Library Dress (Small)

oliver + s

$ 16.00


This sweet, little mock-wrap dress includes a wide front waistband with optional piping, a pleated skirt, and buttons up the back. It can be sewn in two different versions: a short-sleeve dress with a collar or a three-quarter-sleeve dress with notched cuffs.

Skill Level: Beginner

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

Recommended Fabrics

Light- to medium-weight woven fabrics like quilting cotton, broadcloth, lawn, poplin, shirting, voile, linen, fine-wale corduroy, and silk shantung.

Notions

  • Coordinating thread
  • 1/2" buttons or snaps (six for sizes 6M-4, nine for sizes 5-12)
  • lightweight fusible interfacing

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

SIZE 6-12 M 12-18 M 18-24 M 2T 3T 4
View A 1 1/4 yards 1 1/2 yards 1 1/2 yards 1 1/2 yards 1 1/2 yards 1 3/4 yards
View B 1 1/4 yards 1 1/4 yards 1 1/2 yards 1 1/2 yards 1 1/2 yards 1 3/4 yards
View A, Waistband 1/4 yard 1/4 yard 1/4 yard 1/4 yard 1/4 yard 1/4 yard
Piping, Both Views* 1/2 yard 1/2 yard 1/2 yard 1/2 yard 1/2 yard 1/2 yard


SIZE 5 6 7 8 10 12
View A 1 3/4 yards 2 yards 2 yards 2 yards 2 1/4 yards 2 1/4 yards
View B 2 yards 2 1/4 yards 2 1/4 yards 2 1/2 yards 2 1/2 yards 2 1/2 yards
View A, Waistband 1/4 yard 1/4 yard 1/4 yard 1/4 yard 1/4 yard 1/4 yard
Piping, Both Views* 1/2 yard 1/2 yard 1/2 yard 1/2 yard 1/2 yard 1/2 yard

* Optional

Finished Measurements

SIZE 6-12 M 12-18 M 18-24 M 2T 3T 4
Chest 21 1/2" 22" 22 1/2" 23" 23 1/2" 24 1/2"
Dress Length* 17 1/2" 18 1/2" 19 3/4" 20 3/4" 22" 23 1/4"
Short Sleeve Length* 10 1/4" 10 1/2" 10 3/4" 11" 11 1/4" 11 1/2"
3/4 Sleeve Length* 15 1/4" 15 3/4" 16 1/4" 17" 17 1/2" 18 1/4"


SIZE 5 6 7 8 10 12
Chest 25 1/2" 26 1/2" 28" 29" 30 1/2" 31 1/2"
Dress Length* 25" 26 3/4" 28 1/2" 30" 32" 34"
Short Sleeve Length* 11 3/4" 12" 12 1/4" 12 1/2" 13" 13 1/4"
3/4 Sleeve Length* 19" 19 1/2" 20 1/4" 21" 22" 23"

* Measured from shoulder at neck


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