The Verona Dress is a soft and sweet dress with a fun folding collar resembling a notched suit collar. A longer underskirt gives the perfect canvas for playing with fabric combinations. Comfortable, fully-lined bodice with enclosed elastic at the back. Optional short, long, or cap sleeves. This newborn size has an opening with button loop at the back for ease in dressing. Optional patch pockets and tulle accent make this dress exceedingly customizable!
This listing is for the newborn – 3 month size only, which is an excerpt of the full Verona Dress pattern. The full range Verona Dress pattern for girls’ sizes newborn to 12 years is available here.
Difficulty level: Confident Beginner/Intermediate – able to follow marked stitching lines, gather, set in gathered sleeves, and thread elastic. Notches are included to indicate gathering on the sleeve caps and on the bodice for easing in the sleeve.
This pattern is delivered via immediate download as a 23-page PDF file which features detailed illustrated diagrams, thorough step by step instructions, and guidance for a well-fitted final garment. All pattern pieces are full-sized and include seam allowances. All seams are finished or enclosed for a professional result. There are 3 pages of pattern pieces. Dimensions are given for skirt pieces.
Recommended fabrics include light to medium weight cotton or cotton blends such as lawn, voile, broadcloth, shirting, Swiss dot, linen, eyelet, broderie anglaise, chambray, gauze, or rayon challis. Lace overlays can be used well with this pattern, see notes on placement. Stable knits can also be used.