This strapless dress has a fit and flare shape that tapers at the waist with gathered waist ties in a contrasting fabric.
Eclair is fully lined and has a gathered six-gore skirt with the front panel of the skirt left ungathered for a smooth line. The dress closes with an invisible zipper and includes side seam pockets and optional boning.
Skill level: Intermediate
Sizes: Pattern includes 10 sizes in this range:
Chest 33” - 46”, Waist 25” - 38”, Hip 35” - 48”
Main fabric: Light- or medium-weight fabrics, such as cotton, linen, silk twill, crepe, wool.
Lining: Medium-weight fabrics, such as cotton, linen, silk twill.
- 16" invisible zipper
- lightweight fusible interfacing
- optional: 1 3/4 yards of piping
- optional: 1 3/4 yards of sew-in boning, such as Rigilene