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Sweetheart Dress

£18.00

5.00 out of 5

Sweetheart embodies the true meanings of elegance –  stylish, graceful, and ingeniously simple! This fabulous sleeved dress gives you a choice of 2 necklines: sweetheart or square, and is extremely easy to sew. Like Rose, she enhances your waist and celebrate your curves, with a simple flared skirt and a three-quarter length sleeve.

Sweetheart Dress Instructions – French (PDF)

 

Sweetheart’s princess line panels are a godsend: they give the illusion of an hourglass figure, are easy to sew, and far more comfortable to wear than a girdle! The generous ¾ length sleeve can be worn as is, taken in slightly for a more fitted version, or shortened or lengthened according to your preference. Sweetheart rocks large novelty prints and polka dots for a smokin’ hot rockabilly vibe, or looks elegant and sophisticated in muted satins, florals, or brocades. The square neckline lends itself to more casual styles too; why not try a thicker material, such a wool, for a warmer winter dress with a difference?

Like Rose, Sweetheart even makes a beautiful wedding dress – try embellishing the neckline and making the sleeve in lace for a touch of retro glamour.

Please Note: all Sew La Di Da Vintage Dress Patterns are protected by copyright, and are for home use only.

Sizes 6 8 10 12 14 16 18
Bust 81cm / 32″ 86cm / 34″ 91cm / 36″ 96cm / 38″ 101cm / 104″ 106cm / 42″ 111cm / 44″
Waist 64cm / 25″ 69cm / 27″ 74cm / 29″ 79cm / 31″ 84cm / 33″ 89cm / 35″ 94cm / 37″
Hips 89cm / 35″ 94cm / 37″ 99cm / 39″ 104cm / 41″ 109cm / 43″ 114cm / 45″ 119cm / 47″

Fabric Required:

  • 110cm width = 3m
  • 137cm width = 2.5m

 

 

 

 

Tools & Haberdashery:

  • Sewing Machine
  • Sharp Scissors
  • Pins
  • Measuring Tape
  • Iron
  • Interfacing (25cm)
  • Thread
  • Invisible zip 20″-22″ /50.56cm long
  • Large table

2 reviews for Sweetheart Dress


  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Georgina

    Just received my sweetheart pattern cant believe how beautifully presented it was ..can’t wait to make it for a client …and myself. ..Thank you so much xx

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    Lucy

    I love the sweetheart dress! I made this during a ‘Frocks That Rock’ workshop at Caroline’s sewing school. I was a complete beginner at this point – but I didn’t find it too difficult to construct. I loved seeing how it all came together. The neckline is gorgeous. I have worn it a few times to weddings and other events – and always get compliments! No one can believe I made it myself 😉   View photo on Instagram

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