Shift Dress (in Jersey Knit) by Christine Haynes

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It is another Shift Dress from the book Skirts & Dresses for First Time Sewers by Christine Haynes, made this time in a lightweight jersey knit fabric. Although this sewing pattern is designed for woven fabrics, I just could not resist making this dress in a knit fabric – I confess that I am a knits addict and proud of it!

I love the drape and feel of wearing a good jersey knit. It is so easy and comfortable to wear which is good for me as I am an active person and need to move around.

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My favourite design feature of this dress is the gathered cuff, it finishes off the dress beautifully.

For more details about this Shift Dress sewing pattern, please see Shift Dress.

I will be taking this Shift Dress on holiday with me and I look forward to wearing it.

Do you prefer this Shift Dress in the woven or knit fabric? I would love to hear from you!

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About Caroline

I am a sewing/dressmaking/travel enthusiast and blogger who loves modern Japanese style and vintage inspired style. I also like to travel/visit places of interest, countryside walks and photography.
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2 Responses to Shift Dress (in Jersey Knit) by Christine Haynes

  1. Melissa says:

    Another lovely dress for your holidays! I am envious! Which version do I prefer? I think the polka dotted one not so much that it’s woven but I like the fabric – dots! The knit one has a lovely drape though!

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    • Caroline says:

      Thanks Melissa. Yes, the drape on knits is lovely and it is easier to fit than a woven fabric garment especially as I have a narrow back.

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