The Tea House Top And Dress Pattern

  • Flattering and easy to wear, the Tea House is a great pattern with a variety of options for different looks. Use a silk or rayon fabric with some drape for a vintage inspired look while a cotton yarn dyed stripe can lend a more modern feel.

    The Tea House features: a V-neckline with front and back neck yokes, front seaming, in-seam angled pockets (for the dress versions), a back neck box pleat, cuffed dolman short sleeves and two different tie options. Views A, B, & C feature wide under the bust, inseam ties that can be tied behind the back or doubled around to the front. Views D, E & F feature a spaghetti waist tie that threads through a back tunnel and can be tied in the front or for just a bit of waist definition, tied behind the back. There are three different length options - views A & D are hip length tops, views B & E are above the knee length dresses and views C & F are tea length dresses. There are no closures to sew - just slip it on over the head and tie!

    Pattern Errata - There is an error on page 6 of the print version instructions. In step one under the Box Pleat section, it should read - folding the BACK in half vertically down the center (wrong sides together) NOT right sides together.

    Skill level: Advanced beginner/ intermediate

    Size: US 0 - 20
    Designer: Sew House Seven

  • Lightweight fabrics with some drape such as rayon, wool challis, silk charmeuse, cotton lawn, cotton voile, linens, chambray, cotton madras, cotton yarn dye.

    NOTIONS

    Thread, approx 1/2 yard light weight fusible interfacing

     

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