The 1940’s Tea Dress is one of the most popular Sew Over It patterns. Based on vintage fashion from the 1940’s, the dress features gathered bust detail, a paneled midriff and skirt, flattering elbow length sleeves and lovely contrast cuffs.
Suggested fabrics are lightweight fabrics like rayon challis, silk charmeuse, and georgette.
Sew Over it is a London based company, the project of Lisa Comfort who is a blogger, author and fellow sewing enthusiast who loves vintage style and is passionate about teaching people to sew.
Sizes 8 – 20 included.
Sew Vintagely recommends that you sew a size based on your high bust measurement. Take your high bust measurement and find that measurement on the bust measurement row of the body measurement chart on the pattern.