TEAH is made in three pieces, front and back panel and an Upper Sleeve Panel. We added drawstring detail on the sleeves (no ties) and on the back neck, mirroring the two optional front drawstrings with ties. No drawstrings at the back of the dress, only the front panel. Made from just 3 yards this gorgeous dress is a must in your closet. It's a great transitional piece through seasons but can also be made in feather light gauze or even a light fleece for winter days.
Fabric: Light to Medium Weight
Light fabrics: Gauze in cotton or linen, cotton or silk voile. Lovely in rayon, or any silky fabric.
Medium Weight: Med weight linen 5-6oz, woven cotton or even light weight wool.
All sizes:3 Yards or 2.70 Meters
CONSTRUCTION techniques include: Straight stitch, (finishing raw edges - serge, over-lock or zig-zag stitch), French Seam if using gauze or any transparent fabric; making Button Holes. Creating ties and drawstring channels. Binding neckline, hemming cuffs and hemline.
Upper sleeve cut 2
Ties - either use ribbon, cotton twill tape or make your own: cut 4 strips 40” x 1-1/4” / 100cm x 3cm + 1 optional for back neck 12”x1-1/4” or 30cm x 3cm.
Drawstring channels: If using gauze please use a light cotton in same color. Cut 2 strips the width of the fabric x 1-1/2” or 4cm
Bias Binding for neckline 1-1/2” or 4cm x 32” / 85cm.