Ladies' Caroline Dress and Peplum
The Ladies Caroline Dress and Peplum is bound to become a wardrobe staple. A slight change of fabric will bring this dress from fancy to casual. This dress is designed for wovens, but knits may be used with slight modifications. The size range is 0-22 and is flattering on all shapes and figures. The princess seams allow for alterations to ensure a superb fit. Use your chest measurements to find your size on the chart. This is a dress with a lot of options:
- 5 sleeve lengths: sleeveless, cap, short, 3/4 length, and long.
- 4 skirt lengths: peplum, above knee, at knee, and below knee.
- 2 skirt styles: gathered and pleated
- 2 neckline heights
- optional peter pan collar
- optional inseam pockets
- optional belt loops
The Ladies Caroline is a fully lined dress with an invisible zipper closure. The tutorial includes full and very understandable directions on how to install an invisible zipper, even if you have never done one before. The standard zipper length needed is 22 inches. Also included, is a FBA (full bust adjustment) tutorial for those with larger busts. The difficulty level for this pattern is “ambitious intermediate” because of possible fit alterations and the invisible zipper. This listing is for the PDF pattern and will be delivered electronically. This listing is not for the finished dress.