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“Since moving to the Carolina coast, this has become my go to dress for hot sticky days of runing errands, or lazy days at the beach. I have a large bust and love to wear this dress with a tube top, bathingsuit, or tank underneathe. Pair with a cardigan or light jacket and it's great for church or dinner out too! I've made three so far and love love love!!”
As seen in the pages of Happy Home...Lucy, the Classic Halter Dress! We've engineered this one to have multiple coverage options and fit all body types. We also love the way that Lifestyle fabrics are so suitable for this dress. Long or short it is stunning and every woman and looks amazing! A simple tie at the neck, elastic back and you are good to go. Take it everywhere, especially on the next vacation. It is a true show stopper that you can make in a flash!
Coverage - Two separate bodice patterns are included. The Classic Halter style has bikini-style cups that meet in the center. While cool and breezy, the classic version is still perfectly appropriate for all occasions. The Full Coverage style crosses over at the front, and also comes up higher under the arms to wrap more fully around the sides and back.
Skirt Length - The A-line skirt can be made in a range of lengths from mini to maxi. The longer the skirt, the more flare at the bottom. The short lengths make for great tops!
Fabric - The dress can be made from a single fabric, or multiple fabrics can be mixed and matched. We love using a contrasting fabric for the lining and/or waistband.
Sizing / Finished Measurements:
XS (0-2) to 3XL (24W-26W)
Lucy Halter. Copyright 2012 by Jennifer Paganelli and Carla Hegeman Crim. All rights reserved. No part of this eBook may be reproduced in any form or by any electronic or mechanical means including information storage and retrieval systems without permission from the author. The patterns contained within are copyrighted, but may be used by independent crafters to produce items for resale provided the pattern was purchased from an authorized dealer.
2.5 to 4.5 yards of fabric depending on size and length
1" wide elastic,
basting tape or glue stick
Since moving to the Carolina coast, this has become my go to dress for hot sticky days of runing errands, or lazy days at the beach. I have a large bust and love to wear this dress with a tube top, bathingsuit, or tank underneathe. Pair with a cardigan or light jacket and it's great for church or dinner out too! I've made three so far and love love love!!
I think this pattern is really cute i have not made it yet but i did check out the instructions and it seems to be clear and easy to follow
Made this as a top for my mum, lovely fit and easy to make as all technical bits were well explained.
Great patter and very detailed thanks
Such an easy pattern to make and is super cute!!
Another great pattern by Sis Boom! Always very detailed instructions that are so easy to follow!! Thank you!!
If all patterns could be this concise and easy to follow! Not only easy, but many options to make a perfect fit. I can't tell you how many compliments I've had. These authors make this intermediate sewer look like a professional seamstress!
wonderful pattern. very easy to make and fits well
Very nice dress!!
This is the first garment I have made and finished for myself in about 20 years. I love it - very easy to follow the instructions.
Have read through the pattern instructions and put together my pattern. Can't wait to see my dress when I'm done!
Absolutely one of my favorites by far. Very easy clear instructions with detail. Great fit!