Solo Dress


A versatile and customizable sewing pattern for modern solo dresses.  This is the 4th Edition of this pattern.

PDF Format – $30
Printed Format – $35
Both Formats – $50 (discount applied in cart)

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**Sizing has changed from previous editions**
**Girls size numbers are not based on age**

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Fitted bodice has center-back zipper and either darts or princess seams. Full-length sleeves come in two styles. A stiff skirt frame provides structure to create the solo dress’s distinctive skirt shape. Design elements include two bodices, two sleeves, two collars, and five skirts.

The 4th Edition Solo Dress pattern offers premium fit and your favorite features.  Built on entirely new blocks, this pattern offers great fit while creating a garment that moves and sits well on the dancer.  We’re especially excited to be offering bust-cup adjustments as an add-on for our expanded Ladies sizes.  Our comprehensive instructions cover construction, embellishment, pattern modification, common fit issues, and more.  Check out our Blog for more tips and tricks.

Each pattern comes with:
• Two bodice options (darts or princess seam)
• Choice of two sleeves
• Five skirt options
• Two necklines and and two optional collars
• Instructions for creating a stiff cape in your desired shape
• Full instructions
• Patterns include 7-8 sizes.

• Three ‘add-on’ patterns are sold separately:
–   Bust-Cup Adjustments
–   The Embroidery Bodice
–   The Soft Capes

We also sell Vilene dress stiffener by the yard!

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The ‘Upgrade Discount’:  Customers who have previously purchased an earlier edition of the solo dress pattern may purchase the Fourth Edition for 40% off.  Discount applies only to sizes already purchased; think of it as an upgrade on the pattern you already have.  Because sizes have changed since previous versions, see the list below for the equivalents.  Discounts will be given in the form of a refund after customer status is verified (usually within 48 hours).  Please send us an email after purchasing to let us know you’re looking for the discount.  If you purchased your original pattern under a different name (eg. a spouse or business), please include that information.

1st-3rd Ed.       =   4th Ed.
Girls 5-8           =   Girls 4-14
Girls 10-16        =   Girls 4-14
Ladies 6-12      =   Ladies 0-12
Ladies 14-20   =   Ladies 0-12 or 10-22 (either, not both)

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Girls Sizes 4-14
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Ladies Sizes 0-12
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Ladies Sizes 10-22
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