Sister Mintaka presents the Francoise sewing pattern by Tilly and the Buttons.
Francoise is a chic and yet easy to wear mini dress, inspired by sixties fashion yet always in style. The design feature striking French darts and raglan seams. Choose between three quarter length sleeves or opt for sleeves, plus the optional collar and waist tab.
Materials and Supplies
Main Fabric: Medium weight cotton, sateen or light twill (preferably with a bit of stretch), double crepe, linen, double knit. The sleeveless version would also be great in quilting weight cotton, light wool or brocard.
Supplies: Universal Needle, matching thread, 0.3m of iron on interfacing, optional 2x 2.5cm buttons for the waist tab, 1.2m bias binding for the sleeveless version