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Take The Chance | Tiered Shirt Dress Sewing Pattern

$15.50 AUD
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The Take The Chance Shirt Dress sewing pattern has been designed with the relaxed structure of an easy fitting shirt. It features buttons... Read More

  • Includes all sizes, 4-30.
  • Easy to follow, detailed instructions.
  • Techniques made easy.


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The Take The Chance Shirt Dress sewing pattern has been designed with the relaxed structure of an easy fitting shirt.

It features buttons (or snaps) along the front opening, a simple integrated placket & collar, with the easiest instructions ever! It is finished with a 2 or 3 panel tiered skirt and a selection of sleeve options.

WATCH THE VIDEO to see what's in our shirt dress sewing pattern:

  • Easy fit, button up bodice with back yoke.
  • Tiered skirt - add 1, 2 or 3 tiers. Button-up or plain.
  • Multiple lengths - mini, knee length, midi & maxi.
  • Collar (with the best instructions ever!). Sometimes called camp collar, Cuban collar or revere collar.
  • All in one placket (I show you how to keep this neat the simple way) with button or snap front opening. 
  • Loads of sleeves for winter, summer & in between - Long & 3/4 sleeve (plain or with elastic). Short sleeve - wide or narrow. Flounce sleeve.
  • Optional hidden pockets & waist ties for extra shaping.
  • Gather with the traditional or elastic method.
  • Easy FBA (full bust adjustment) instructions.
  • Size 4-30.
  • Includes ALL sizes.
  • View the size chart here.

FABRIC: Designed for woven fabrics.


  • Button through dress, view chart here
  • Buttoned bodice with plain skirt, view chart here.

FABRIC SUGGESTIONS include: viscose, rayon, voile, flannel, lawn, crepe & linen.


  • Lightweight interfacing (fusing) to match your fabric.
  • 15mm (5/8”) buttons or snaps.
    - Super mini x 9
    - Mini x 10
    - Knee x 11
    - Midi x 14
    - Maxi x 15
  • 10mm (3/8”) elastic long sleeve (optional).
  • 8mm (3/8”) soft clear elastic (Lastin) for gathering with elastic method (optional).

INSTANT DOWNLOAD! Receive the sewing patterns instantly after purchasing.

SIZES INCLUDED: Size 4-30. All sizes are included in your purchase.

FORMATS: This sewing patterns come in several formats, so you can use the one that suits you. All formats are included in your purchase.

  • Print at home - A4 / US Letter size.
  • Print at copy shop - A0 size.
  • 2 Projector files - large font, full pattern pieces, 1 file with colour size lines, 1 file with black size lines.

COMPREHENSIVE TUTORIAL: We make the tricky bits easy.

Our in-depth tutorial includes detailed info on sizing, fabric choice, printing & more. It features vibrant colour photos & clear instructions to sew this garment. Plus real-life inspiration across various sizes from fellow sewists.

SEAM ALLOWANCE: Included in our patterns & specified on the pattern & in the tutorial.

DOWNLOAD as many times as you need to. Simply sign into your account and go to your pattern library to access your patterns. Click on the big 'Download Patterns' button at the top.

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The sleeves in this pattern are mashable with others in the PE woven range. No alternation to the pattern is needed.

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2. Click on the big pink button that says ‘Download Patterns’. This sends you to your pattern library.

3. Click on the pattern/style you want to download. 

4. Then click on the file (or files) you wish to download.



If you need help accessing, downloading & printing, here is a link to our video series.

There is a tutorial tour, we show you how to log in, access & download your pattern & tutorials. We also cover printing, determining your size & joining the print at home pages

Watch the video series here or go to the menu under 'Help' > 'PDF Beginners Video Series'.

  • FORMAT: Digital pdf pattern.
  • TUTORIAL: Detailed tutorial with user friendly instructions to prepare & create your new pattern.
  • PATTERN FILES: Print at home, A0 copy shop, projector. 
  • LAYERED: Yes.
  • SIZES: AU 4-30.
  • SKILL LEVEL: Experienced Beginner.
  • FABRIC TYPE: Woven. 
  • MEASUREMENTS: All patterns are in metric (cms) & imperial (inches).
  • SEAM ALLOWANCE: Included. 1cm (3/“8) unless otherwise specified.
  • OPEN & PRINT IN: Adobe Reader. Get for free here
Take The Chance | Tiered Shirt Dress Sewing Pattern

Take The Chance | Tiered Shirt Dress Sewing Pattern

$15.50 AUD

Take The Chance | Tiered Shirt Dress Sewing Pattern

$15.50 AUD

Customer Reviews

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Loved the pattern the instruction clear plus video to watch .

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Take The Chance Tiered Shirt Dress Sewing Pattern

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