The Jenny Dress

The Jenny Dress sold out

Come rain or shine, whatever the season or occasion, we’ll choose to wear jersey if we can! Comfortable, flattering and available in a myriad of tempting colours and prints, this versatile fabric is a staple of both our sewing stash and our handmade wardrobe. Sew mix and match jersey staples with The Fold Line‘s two-in-one Jenny pattern in UK sizes 6-20, which can be made as a layered dress or a open-back top.

The Jenny Dress sewing pattern information

  • 2-in-1 pattern: The open back top can be attached to the dress or made to wear separately
  • Easyfit: The top finishes at the waist for a comfortable fit
  • Modern style: The dress has a relaxed silhouette with an empire waist seam.
  • Simple to sew: the dress ad to feature grown-on sleeves and no fiddly fastenings

Share your finished Jenny Dress with us using #simplysewingmag – we’d love to see!

The Jenny Dress sewing pattern **SOLD OUT**

This issue was available with the April issue of Simply Sewing, issue 28, £6.99. We’re sorry to say it’s now out of stock in our online store.

Sizes: UK sizes 6-20 (US 4-18/Eur 34-38)

Practise your skills:

  • Sew with knit fabrics (find tips inside the pattern pack)
  • Hem your dress using the twin needle method
  • Add a simple hook and eye fastening

You will need:

  • Fabric – for the dress: 115cm (45in) width fabric x 3.4m (334yds); 140cm (55in) width fabric x 2.3m (212yds) for all sizes
  • Fabric – for the top: 115cm (45in) width fabric x 1.2m (138yds); 140cm (55in) width fabric x 1.2m (138yds) for all sizes
  • Hook and eye: for the top
  • Matching thread

Fabric suggestions:

Light to medium weight stretch knit fabrics, such as cotton jersey or viscose jersey with 25% stretch.


Get the pattern: With issue 29 of Simply Sewing magazine.

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