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US sizes 0-30 with B, C, and D Cup sizes. Scroll down to bottom of page or Click here for sizing and yardage requirements.

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  • Cutting/sewing on the bias
  • Installing an invisible zipper
  • Facings
  • French seams




Ella is a sleeveless shift dress with a boat neckline and a center back invisible zip closure. The dress can  be cut on the bias for a more fluid, body skimming drape. Or or cut on the straight grain to make this simple-to-sew basic your next wardrobe staple. The neckline and armholes are finished with facings.

VERSION A is an above-the-knee length mini dress.

VERSION B is a midi length dress that stops at the mid-calf.

Recommended fabrics:

Woven (non-stretch) light or medium weight fabrics, such as rayon, linen, silk, or satin.


(1) 20" (50 cm) invisible zipper

Fusible interfacing (choose appropriate interfacing based on fabric weight) (See page 3 for required yardage)