Holyoke Maxi Dress & Skirt
Soak up the sun in the Holyoke Maxi Dress & Skirt! View A is a sophisticated maxi dress featuring wide, bra-friendly straps and an angled neckline, while View B is a breezy full-length skirt. Both views have roomy pockets and an easy fit, thanks to an elasticized back waist, faux button placket, and princess seams. Whether made up in a floaty rayon challis or sumptuous linen, the Holyoke will keep you looking cool all summer long.
SEWING LEVEL: Advanced beginner.
SIZING: 12 to 28, in three cup sizes (C/D, E/F, G/H). See Sizing Guide.
Light- to mid-weight woven fabric such as cotton lawn, linen, or rayon. Use drapey fabrics for a flowy look or firmer fabrics for a more structured result.
Light weight fusible interfacing.
NOTIONS: Universal needle, thread, 11 buttons size ⅜"- ½" / 1 cm, 25" (0.7m) 3/4" (2cm) wide knit elastic.
Use the dropdown menu above to order either a Printed Pattern, which will be mailed to your address, or a PDF Pattern, which can be downloaded.
The PDF comes in three files (one for each bust size), so you only need to print your size. You'll receive files to print at home or at a copy shop. Files are delivered as a .zip file which can be downloaded on a computer, but not on a mobile device. For more on PDFs, see the FAQs.
Instructions: 22 pages (5.4 MB)
Pattern pieces (for each cup size): 57 pages (0.6 MB each)
Copy shop (A0 or US 36" x 48" size): 3 pages (0.4 MB each)