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Oliver + S - School Photo Dress 5-12

Are you interested in trying out garment sewing, but aren't quite ready to tackle the Japanese pattern books? Or, just looking for super cute patterns to use up that superbuzzy stash? The Oliver + S patterns are super sweet, capturing the classically simple lines that seem to have disappeared from most mass-produced children's clothing lines.

Girl's dress. This lined, above-the-knee-length, A-line dress features a hidden, on-seam, front kangaroo pocket and an invisible back zipper. View A has a stand-away, roll collar and 3/4-length cuffed sleeves. View B includes a ruffle collar and gathered, bias-bound, 3/4-length sleeves.

Suggested Fabrics:DRESS: Light- to medium-weight, non-stretch fabrics like quilting cotton, broadcloth, lawn, poplin, and fine-wale corduroy; silk taffeta or dupioni; linen; and wool suiting or crepe. LINING: Lightweight, non-stretch fabrics like quilting cotton, batiste, voile, and broadcloth; china silk; and rayon.

Notions: Coordinating thread, lightweight fusible interfacing, invisible zipper (16" for sizes 5–7, 18" for sizes 8–12), hook and eye, one 1/2" button for View A.

Fabric Guide:

View A 2 yards 2 yards 2¼ yards 2¼ yards 2½ yards 2½ yards
View B 2¼ yards 2¼ yards 2¼ yards 2½ yards 2½ yards 2¾ yards
Lining ¾ yard 1 yard 1 yard 1 yard 1¼ yards 1¼ yards