Now, I don't have the best history with knit fabric. It scares me and doesn't behave itself. I have only made 2 successful pieces with knits (see here and here)... not a great track record! However, I decided to face my fear and give this pattern a try. This is the ONLY knit dress I have made that did not result in cold sweats and a volley of profanity, I consider that a huge win!
The dress has 2 neckline options, 3 sleeve options and 2 hem line options... oh happy days!
I made a round neck (I did raise it about 2 cm) with short sleeves and a straight hem. I added 3 cm length to the bodice (will add a little less next time) and about 5 cm to the hem.
This dress came together easily and quickly. The all in one facing means you get a beautiful neckline without having to stress yourself out over neck binding (I'm possibly the only one stressed out by neck binding).
This is a great dress for beginners, and for those more experienced it's one of those easy patterns you can make up quickly and know you're going to get a great result.
I love this dress, oh and it has pockets!!! I will be making more. I almost feel like I can sew with knits now... almost...I think I need to make a few more first!