Wiksten Womens Shift Dress & Top

$20.00
Availability: In stock

This loose shift from Wiksten is both comfortable and elegant, the perfect wardrobe staple. Choose from three different lengths: a cropped top, above-the-knee dress, or calf-length dress with side slits. The top has a plain back, while the dress has added fullness from back gathers.

Key features are patch pockets, waist tie, and three quarter length sleeve options are also included. Neck is finished with an easy-to-sew facing.
As if this style wasn't versatile enough, Wiksten have adapted the dress by adding a gathered skirt, click here to find out more.

Sewing Level Beginner

Size Range 0-22

Suggested Fabrics
Light to medium weight fabric with good drape, such as brushed cotton, gauze, voile, lawn, flannel, chambray, linen, silk crepe, charmeuse, silk noil, rayon

Fabric Requirements
Top
42" (54") wide fabric: 1.875-2.25 yd
Short Dress
42" (54") wide fabric: 2.75-3.25 yd
Long Dress
42" (54") wide fabric: 3.25-3.875 yd

Trim/Notions
Matching thread
0.25 yd light fusible interfacing

For inspiration, visit @shopwiksten and #wikstenshift! Check out their blog for help selecting size and see the garment sewn in different sizes. They also have a multiple tutorials to adapt your make, for example a tutorial for adding a gathered skirt!

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