The Katie Dress

The Katie Dress

Sew a sophisticated party look with The Katie Dress by Cotton + Chalk in sizes 6-20, with a feminine sweetheart neckline and two sleeve options. We do love a good party dress sewing pattern! Not only do we get to show off our sewing skills with a fabulous handmade dress, but we get to have fun while we’re modelling our latest creation. Now we’ve already found our ultimate party frock.

Katie dress sewing patternThis flattering dress sewing pattern features a fitted bodice with princess seams, a skirt with just the right amount of swish for the dancefloor, and a pretty sweetheart neckline for wearing with your sparkliest necklace.

The Katie Dress duo

The Katie Dress sewing pattern

This pattern is sold out: November issue 23, £6.99
Sizes: UK sizes 6-20


  • Sew a sweetheart neckline
  • Use princess seams on the bodice to create a fitted shape
  • Add waist darts for a flattering shape
  • Finish sleeves with a blind hem
  • Insert a zip

You will need: 

  • Main fabric: Dress A 115cm(45in) width fabric x 2.4–2.8m (258–3 yards), depending on size
  • Main fabric: Dress B 115cm(45in) width fabric x 2.2–2.4m (238–258 yards), depending on size
  • Zip: 51cm (20in)
  • Iron on interfacing: 46x60cm (18x24in)
  • Matching thread

Fabric suggestions:

Medium weight knits and woven fabrics such as ponte roma, linen and crepe.


The Katie Dress B