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Mary Q Retro Shift Dress Sewing Pattern - Classic 1960s style downloadable pdf - Ladies multisized

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    • Multi-size pattern comes in 8 sizes to fit bust 73cm (29") to 108cm (43")
    • Only two pattern pieces to assemble and cut out
    • Fully reversible dress for two different looks
    • Step by step photo tutorial online at clotheslinepatterns.com
    • Includes five short videos especially for beginners

    Pattern measurements: metric & inches
    Pattern paper format: only A4


    The Mary Q Shift is inspired by Mary Quant and the 1960s. According to Erin McKean's book The Hundred Dresses, a Mary Quant dress "transports you back to swinging London in the Sixties, riding off on a scooter, late for a rock show."

    The Mary Q Dress pattern is a classic and timeless shift that is reversible as it is fully lined. It is cut a little longer than the traditional mini skirt to flatter all figures. Clothesline Pattern's mantra is "made in a day" so this is a simple pattern with no darts or zippers to slow you down.

    A printable instruction page is reinforced by a photo tutorial online at http://clotheslinepatterns.com/make-a-mary-q-shift/. There are also links to five short, 2-3 minute videos of some steps that beginners may wish to follow along with.

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    Materials you need at home:

    • 2.2m(2 3/8 yd) of 115cm (45") fabric + same amount lining
    • OR 1.2m (1 3/8yd) of 150cm(60") fabric + same amount lining
    • 1 or 2 (if making your dress reversible) large buttons