the leonie is a loose fitting drop shoulder top or dress with interchangeable waist ties and belts. can be made with short sleeves or full length sleeves; full length sleeves have sleevehead tucks and elasticated cuffs.
(a) maxi dress
(b) midi dress
level - beginner
this pattern is beginner. if you are new to sewing, this is a great pattern to start with.
what this pattern includes
1 x printed leonie 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 leonie maxi dress
derya wears the leonie midi dress
derya wears the leonie top
derya wears the leonie top with belt
fabric & yield
we recommend light to medium weight woven fabrics such as crepe or twill in cupro, linen or silk. wool suiting and silk organza could also work, accentuating the form.
please see images for fabric yields.