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  • Lotta Dress sewing pattern by Tilly and the Buttons
  • Lotta Dress sewing pattern by Tilly and the Buttons
  • Lotta Dress sewing pattern by Tilly and the Buttons
  • Lotta Dress sewing pattern by Tilly and the Buttons
  • Lotta Dress sewing pattern by Tilly and the Buttons
  • Lotta Dress sewing pattern by Tilly and the Buttons
  • Lotta Dress sewing pattern by Tilly and the Buttons
  • Lotta Dress sewing pattern by Tilly and the Buttons
  • Lotta Dress sewing pattern by Tilly and the Buttons
  • Lotta Dress sewing pattern by Tilly and the Buttons
  • Lotta Dress sewing pattern by Tilly and the Buttons
  • Lotta Dress sewing pattern by Tilly and the Buttons
  • Lotta Dress sewing pattern by Tilly and the Buttons
  • Lotta Dress sewing pattern by Tilly and the Buttons
  • Lotta Dress sewing pattern by Tilly and the Buttons
  • Lotta Dress sewing pattern by Tilly and the Buttons
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Lotta Dress

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Lotta Dress by Tilly and the Buttons

Easy to make, with no fiddly bits, Lotta is a perfect dressmaking project for beginners, or a satisfyingly speedy sew for more experienced stitchers. It has a blousy bodice and flared skirt, cinched in with a narrow elasticated waistline.

Choose between knee-length or midi-length skirt, with grown-on short sleeves or bracelet-length drop shoulder sleeves, with optional deep patch pockets. To make it even more versatile, you can make this dress in either woven fabric or stretchy jersey.

Lotta includes Tilly and the Buttons' award-winning beginner-friendly instructions, with colour photos showing you each step – making it easy for you to create gorgeous clothes you can be proud to say you made yourself.

Sizing:

This is a multisized pattern (Tilly's own sizing of 1-10) with UK equivalent being sizes 6-24. For further sizing information see the Tilly and the Buttons website and click on "Pattern Sizes".

Recommended Fabrics:

Light- to medium-weight drapey fabrics such as chambray, viscose (rayon), Tencel (lyocell), double gauze, brushed cotton or crêpe. The short sleeve version can also be made in less drapey fabrics such as linen, cotton lawn, and seersucker.

More experienced? Try single knit drapey jersey, stretch velvet or light-weight French terry.

Fabric Requirements:

150cm (60") wide: Knee length- 2.5m, Midi length- 2.8m

115cm (45") wide: Knee length- 2.9m for bracelet length sleeve, 2.5m for short sleeve

The midi-length skirt won't fit on 115cm (45in) wide fabric and sizes 5-10 won't fit on 115cm (45in) wide fabric.

All sizes of the knee-length dress and sizes 1-6 of the midi-length dress will also fit on 140cm (56in) wide fabric. Sizes 7-8 of the midi-length dress will fit on 145cm (58in) wide fabric.

Notions: 

  • Matching thread
  • For woven fabrics: 0.2m (1/4yd) iron-on interfacing (similar weight to your fabric)
  • Your waist measurement in 10mm (3/8in) elastic
  • 2 safety pins
  • Sewing machine and basic tools

Difficulty:

Suitable for beginners