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Gather Dress - Zero Waste PDF Sewing Pattern

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    This is a PDF Sewing Pattern. 
    This is a digital product, nothing will be shipped to you.


    This Sewing Pattern was designed by Birgitta Helmersson

    Please note: This PDF sewing pattern uses zero waste pattern cutting and comprises of instructions to draw shapes directly onto your fabric. With the exception of some templates, there are no large pattern pieces to print out. The cutting plan/templates document for the ZW Gather Dress requires printing of 5-6 pages in A4/US Letter Paper. 

    Sewing Level: Advanced Beginner

    This is an oversized dress with a dropped shoulder, gathered skirt, side pockets and full length button placket with buttons and button holes. Can be worn as a dress or an open jacket. The skirt seam is designed to sit over the bust. Lengths of bodice and skirt are easily adjustable to your preference. The width of the garment is variable depending on the fabric width you use. Comes with 2 simple hack options, one of which does not require buttons or button holes.



    Suitable for a bust measurement of up to 156cm / 61".

    This is an oversized ONE SIZE style that comes with 2 size options, a size ONE and a size TWO. Choose which layout to use based on your size and fabric width. 

    View Size Charts and Fabric Requirements


    Techniques Used

    Button holes, gathers and in-seam pockets.

    PDF Pattern/Instruction Booklet: Includes measurements in both metric (centimetres) and US imperial (inches). Booklet/Templates are printable on both A4 or US Letter Paper size. 

    Fabric Type

    Ideal in a woven linen or cotton with a weight of approx. 150-200gsm. Choose something with a bit of drape and something that is not too thick as the gathers can add a lot of fullness.


    *This pattern is for personal and non-profit use only and should not be used for commercial purposes in any way.

    Gather Dress - Zero Waste PDF Sewing Pattern
    Gather Dress - Zero Waste PDF Sewing Pattern
    Gather Dress - Zero Waste PDF Sewing Pattern
    Gather Dress - Zero Waste PDF Sewing Pattern