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The Hughes Dress

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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.

  • 5/8” seam allowance included
  • Advanced beginner to intermediate level sewing
  • Designed for woven fabrics

Skill Level: Intermediate

Recommended Fabrics:
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.

NOTIONS:

  • Matching thread
  • 1 yard lightweight fusible interfacing
  • 11qty ½-1"” buttons (1.3-2.5 cm) 
  • Ruler
  • Small safety pin or turning tool

YARDAGE REQUIREMENTS:

MAIN FABRIC

Fabric Width XS-M L-XXL 1X-4X 5X-7X
45" wide 3.3 yds 3.8 yds 4.3 yds 4.7 yds
54" - 60" wide 2.4 yds 2.8 yds 3.4 yds 4 yds


LINING FABRIC

Fabric Width XS-M L-XXL 1X-4X 5X-7X
45" wide 1 yd 1.2 yds 1.6 yds 1.7 yds
54" - 60" wide 1 yd 1 yd 1.2 yds 1.3 yds
    Size Chart (inches): Your Body Measurements

    XS S M L XL XXL 1X 2X 3X 4X 5X 6X 7X
    Chest 32"-33" 34"-35" 36"-37" 38"-39" 40"-43" 44"-46" 47"-48" 49"-50" 51"-52" 53"-54" 55"-56" 57"-58" 59"-60"
    Waist 24"-25" 26"-27" 28"-29" 30"-32" 33"-35" 36"-39" 40"-41" 42"-43" 44"-45" 46"-47" 48"-49" 50"-51" 52"-53"
    Hips 34"-35" 35"-36" 37"-38" 39"-41" 42"-45" 46"-49" 50"-51" 52"-53" 54"-55" 56"-57" 58"-59" 60"-61" 62"-63"

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