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Shay Dress

Shay Dress

Regular price £19.75 GBP
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Shay is a maxi dress with a wide scoop neck and fitted bodice.

The skirt has three gathered tiers. There are elbow length puff sleeves or a tank option for both views. View A has a centre back invisible zipper. View B has centre front buttons..

Sewing Level: Intermediate

Sizing: Approx. UK 8 – 28 (US 0 - 30) . Use the high bust and full bust measurements to determine your size. If you fall between sizes, size down.

This pattern includes four bust cup options, and the cup size is determined by calculating the difference between the high and full bust. If the difference between your high bust and full bust is 1″ (2.5 cm) use the A cup. If the difference is 2″ (5 cm) use the B cup. If the difference is 3″ (7.5 cm) use the C cup. If the difference is 4″ (10 cm) use the D cup. If you have more than a 4″ (10 cm) difference, you may need a full bust adjustment.

Fabrics: Woven

Light to medium weight woven such as rayon challis, rayon twill, rayon voile, cotton lawn, cotton voile, linen, chambray.

The bodice is lined. It is recommended to use a medium to heavy weight bodice lining fabric to help maintain structure.

Fabric Requirements: See images for fabric measurements. 


  • 2m (2yards) tricot fusible interfacing
  • View A: 46cm (18") invisible zipper (centre back)
  • View A: hook and eye (optional)
  • View B: 15-18x 13mm (1/2") buttons (centre front)
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