Fiona Sundress Pattern
Our lovely Fiona is a fitted button-up sundress with shoulder straps, princess seams, a straight cut skirt and fetching topstitched details. Wear it on its own during warm weather months, or layer it over tees and turtlenecks as the weather cools.
View A features a bra-friendly bodice and midi-length skirt with side slits. View B features crossed straps and a low back, with a mini or below knee-length skirt. All skirts and bodices are completely interchangeable so you can mix and match the Fiona of your dreams.
Pattern Difficulty: IntermediateLearn more about how we rank pattern difficulty
- Medium weight wovens such as denim, twill, chambray, poplin, sateen and linen. Stretch wovens such as stretch sateen or stretch denim may also be used.
Yardage (sizes 0-20) - 45inch / 1.14 m wide
VIEW A - MIDI LENTGTH DRESS~ Sizes 0-8 = 2.5 yd (2.3 m), Sizes 10-14 = 2.75 yd (2.5 m), Sizes 16-20 = 3 yd (2.75 m)
VIEW B - MINI LENGTH DRESS ~ Sizes 0-8 = 2 yd (1.85 m), Sizes 10-14 = 2.25 yd (2 m), Sizes 16-20 = 2.5 yd (2.3 m)
VIEW C - BELOW KNEE DRESS ~ Sizes 0-6 = 2.25 yd (2 m), Sizes 8-14 = 2.5 yd (2.3 m), Sizes 16-20 = 2.75 yd (2.5 m)
Yardage (sizes 0-20) - 58inch / 1.5 m wide
VIEW A - MIDI LENTGTH DRESS~ Sizes 0-8 = 1.75 yd (1.6 m), Sizes 10-14 = 2 yd (1.85 m), Sizes 16-20 = 2.25 yd (2 m)
VIEW B - MINI LENGTH DRESS ~ Sizes 0-8 = 1.5 yd (1.4 m), Sizes 10-14 = 1.75 yd (1.6 m), Sizes 16-20 = 2 yd (1.85 m)
VIEW C - BELOW KNEE DRESS ~ Sizes 0-8 = 1.75 yd (1.6 m), Sizes 10-14 = 2 yd (1.85 m), Sizes 16-20 = 2.25 yd (2 m)
- Fusible interfacing (1 yd / 1m)
- 1/2" (13 mm) - 5/8” (16 mm) buttons or snaps (Mini = 15, Below knee = 17, Midi = 21)
- Marking tool
- Polyester thread
- Optional: topstitching thread for higher contrast details
- Optional: tailors ham for pressing bust and back darts
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At this time, only sizes 0-20 are available in print format.
PDP File Details
|Sizes 0-20||Sizes 14-32|
|Letter / A4||50 pages or less depending on view|
|Copyshop / A0||3 pages|
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From the Closet Core Community
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I have made this pattern three times now. Once in linen, once in a lightweight cotton and once in a designer fabric that is more dressy. All three are beautiful and fit well. It took a little tweaking to get it to fit well under my arm, but that is probably personal to my body. It is a quick make, the instructions are clear, and enjoyable. I do recommend this pattern.
Tout les patrons que j'ai fais j'ai adorée ,car présentement je suis des cours avec Aude couture j'ai fait le pyjama ,fiona et présentement le kelly anorack
Je n'ai utilisé que le buste de la robe et je l'ai mixé avec un autre patron pour faire une combinaison. Les explications sont claires et le patron tombe très bien. Je le referai en version robe pour l'été prochain !
I've made this twice for my daughter who is currently 1000 miles away: the first one in a nice, medium weight cotton for fit; the second time in peacock raw silk for an event. Her comment: I could live in this dress. The low back bodice construction takes a little practice but goes together as advertised. This is the silk dress, right out of the box I mailed it in, so unpressed. 😊
I am so pleased with my dress I will make more