Dresses · 24 Sep 2019

Lisette for Butterick B6708

If you like colour blocking, this new dress sewing pattern from Butterick is perfect for experimenting

Lisette for Butterick B6708 is a fitted dress with interesting seam details, a centre back invisible zipper, and sleeve length variations. Use a contrast fabric to create a stunning statement dress or sew it with a single fabric for something that’s suitable for work. Available in sizes 6-22.

The dress itself is quite simple to sew. It’s basically a not-too-fitted sheath dress with seaming and a fun play on traditional princess seams. It also includes simple bust darts so you can easily make adjustments to get a good fit. It’s designed for woven fabrics like crepe, but you can also use a stable knit like ponte, so. So it will be really comfortable and cosy for the autumn/winter too. You could decided to sew it from one colour, the style lines will keep it interesting. The back has princess lines from the shoulder, which makes it easy to fit. There’s nothing to keep you from colour blocking back as well!

This printed pattern is available from Liesl & Co for $14.50