Love a mid-century classic then this fit ‘n’ flare dress is perfect for you!
The Maisie Dress from Sew Over It is a super pretty, ’50s-style fit and flare dress. It’s feminine and universally flattering, and will be your new go-to! It’s ideal to wear day or night when you need soemthing that little bit fancy! It’s all about fabric choice. Choose a cotton lawn fabric to sew a lovely daytime dress. Or if you’re dressing up for a special occasion, why not make in brocade!
Fitted snuggly with darts, the bodice features a fixed wrap front, which pleats into the side seams. The raglan sleeves are shaped with darts over the shoulder to give a great fit. The back bodice mirrors the front with a bra-friendly V-shaped neckline. It’s also fitted to the waist for that classic ’50s style. The half circle skirt will skim over the tummy and hips with no added bulk. It finishes just below the knee, but you can easily lengthened or shortened to suit you. The dress does up at the back with an invisible zip while the neckline is bias bound for a neat finish.
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