Buy the Tea House Dress and Top sewing pattern from Sew House Seven. Flattering and easy to wear, the Tea House is a great pattern with a variety of options for different looks. Use a silk or rayon fabric with some drape for a vintage inspired look, while a cotton yarn dyed stripe can lend a more modern feel. The Tea House features a v-neckline with front and back neck yokes, front seaming, in-seam angled pockets (for the dress versions), a back neck box pleat, cuffed dolman short sleeves and two different tie options. Views A, B, and C feature wide under the bust, inseam ties that can be tied behind the back or doubled around to the front. Views D, E and F feature a spaghetti waist tie that threads through a back tunnel and can be tied in the front or behind the back. There are three different length options – views A and D are hip length tops, views B and E are above the knee length dresses and views C and F are tea length dresses. There are no closures to sew – just slip it on over your head and tie!
Suggested fabrics: Views A, B and C: lightweight fabrics, such as rayon challis, wool challis, silk charmeuse, cotton voile, linen. Views D, E and F: lightweight fabrics, such as cotton lawn, cotton voile, linen, chambray, cotton madras, cotton yarn dye.
Fabric requirements: 112 cm (44”) wide fabric: Top A and D, 2.4 – 3.7 m (2-5/8 – 4 yards); Dress B and E, 4 – 4.6 m (4-3/8 – 5 yards); Dress C and F, 4.2 – 4.9 m (4-5/8 – 5-3/8 yards) // 147 cm (58”-60”) wide fabric: Top A and D, 2.25 – 3 m (2-1/2 – 3-1/4 yards); Dress B and E, 2.9 – 3.5 m (3-1/8 – 3-7/8 yards); Dress C and F, 3.2 – 3.7 m (3-1/2 – 4 yards).
Sizing: US 0 – 20 (approx. UK 6 – 22). Please check the size chart and finished garment measurements.
Notions: Thread; 34 cm (3/8 yard) lightweight fusible interfacing.