Dahlia is a dress for all seasons that comes with two versions that both feature gentle gathers at the waist yoke.
Version 1 has 3/4-sleeves and a raglan-style dress with a flat front skirt and kick pleat at the back hem. Version 2 features a six-panel skirt and is sleeveless, with straps that are cleverly constructed from bias tape.
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All-purpose polyester thread, 3 yards of 1/4" double fold bias tape, 14" invisible zipper, hand-sewing needle.
All versions: Voile, rayon challis, batiste, cotton lawn, silk crepe, chambray. Version 1: Wool crepe, wool suiting.