Emporia Patterns Bella Dress Pattern

Age 3 - 12
Bella is a mini-me kids summer dress based on the adult pattern Cassie dress. A t-shirt style bodice attached to gathered skirt layers gives a full, flowy effect for little girls. Chuck on some sandals and you're ready for the beach or a trip to the park. The children's dress can also be made with tie straps for a more traditional summery sundress feel. Or you can always team the t-shirt version with a cardigan and leggings for the colder months. This pattern is suitable for beginners – it features no darts or closures making it super quick!

The Bella pattern comes in ages 3 to 12.

Finished garment measurements:
Age Chest Length - shoulder to hem
3 58.2cm 54.7cm
4 60.4cm 57.9cm
5 62.4cm 61.1cm
6 64.4cm 64.3cm
7 66.4cm 67.5cm
8 69.4cm 72.3cm
9 72.4cm 77.1cm
10 74.4cm 82cm
11 78.2cm 86.8cm
12 81.6cm 91.6cm

Fabric requirements:
Age Tie-strap bodice T-shirt bodice
3 1.6m 1.35m
4 1.65m 1.4m
5 1.7m 1.45m
6 1.8m 1.5m
7 1.9m 1.55m
8 2m 1.65m
9 2.1m 1.7m
10 2.15m 1.8m
11 2.25m 1.85m
12 2.35m 1.9m

Fabric recommendations – cotton, poplin, cotton lawn, chambray, silk, lightweight denim, any lightweight woven fabric.

All Emporia patterns are produced on paper and feature different coloured lines to differentiate between each size. Downloadable PDF patterns coming soon!



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