the elaine is a loose fitting drop shoulder dress or top, with ruffle collar and neck ties. elasticated sleeve cuffs create a balloon silhouette. this style can be worn with the button stand at the front or back. dress versions can have pockets.
(a) maxi dress
(b) midi dress
level - intermediate
this pattern is intermediate. it is perfect if you’ve been sewing for a while and are ready to step up your sewing skills.
what this pattern includes
1 x printed elaine pattern
1 x printed instructions (includes yield, sizing, glossary, and all other info you’ll need)
5 x liam organic cotton sew-in labels
option 1: sizes 4 - 10
option 2: sizes 12 - 18
please purchase the nest that includes your regular size at liam.
irene wears the elaine midi dress
irene wears the elaine maxi dress
irene wears the elaine blouse
fabric & yield
we recommend light to medium weight woven fabrics such as crepe or twill in cupro, linen or silk. wool suiting or silk organza could also work, accentuating the form.
please see images for fabric yields.