Summer Slip Dress - Simple Digital Sewing Pattern

Summer in the Australian tropics requires the lightest, coolest slip of a dress. This simple to sew dress can be made in just a crafternoon. Spaghetti straps, comfy fit around the waist and hips - great for lounging around the house, iced tea in hand, dreaming about your next crafting plans.

Easy to assemble downloadable pattern in 8 sizes fits most ladies. Comprehensive step-by-step photo tutorial online at the Clothesline website to guide beginners.


  • Sewn from a single pattern piece - just 10 pages to print and glue together , *Multi-size pattern fits bust sizes 73cm(29") to 108cm(43") , *Just a one page instruction page to print , *Detailed step-by-step photo tutorial online at http// - perfect for beginners

Materials you need at home:

  • 2m (2 1/4yd) fabric , *2.5m (3yd) bias binding tape , *Matching thread
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Clothesline Patterns

An older neighbour once told me about how she would shop in the morning for a pattern and fabric, sew a new dress in the afternoon and wear it out that night. I love that idea! That's the spirit of Clothesline Patterns, simple clothes-making to be sewn in a single day.

Back in 2008, when I couldn't find the simple, speedy clothing patterns I was looking for, I decided to make them myself. Private patternmaking classes led to full time study in clothing design and technology at MSIT, a technical college in Brisbane, Australia.

I've worked in a number of creative industries - visual merchandising, graphic design, event styling - but now live amongst the sugar cane fields just outside Mackay in rural Queensland, happily making things for my website

Our motto at Clothesline : Be you. Everyone else is taken.

Carmen Hing Fay

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