Pattern #1806 Diamond Drape Dress

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Diamond Drape Dress Sewing Pattern

Difficulty: - 4 / 5 Version 1 or 2.5 / 5 Version 2

Difficulty Rating 2.5/5

A midi length weekend staple that is so easy to wear as a layer in winter or on its own in summer


- Strappy neckline with Racer Back (Version 1) or Scoop Neck (Version 2)

- Diamond shape with hidden draped pockets

This design is able to be made in many types of stretch knit light to mid weight jersey fabrics - from Cotton-Lycras to ITY or Merino.

Construction instructions are included.

A Sew-a-long video is available on my Youtube channel

All seam and hem allowances are included.

The pdf is a Multi-size pattern fitting XXS-3XL

Please see below for a detailed description.


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Downloadable Files Include:

Diamond Drape Dress PDF Sewing Pattern

Style #1806      Difficulty: - 4 / 5 Version 1 or 2.5 / 5 Version 2

This is a professionally drafted fashion industry construction pattern, which I have made and graded to industry standard guidelines.

A Construction Sequence for each version is included.

A Sew-A-Long Video is included


Please purchase a knit fabric - jersey - that has at least 30% stretch as the garment requires this to fit properly. 

This sundress is a diamond shape midi length dress with hidden pockets and your choice of

Version 1

A more challenging sew for the experienced sewer because of the knit binding straps (4/5 Rating) - or change to fold over elastic and it becomes a 3/5 Rating

- V Neck front

- Racer Back

- Knit Binding or Elastic for the Armholes and Straps

- Hidden inset draped pockets

- Midi Length

- Centre Front and Centre Back Seam

- Able to be Bias cut


Version 2 - 2.5/5 Rating

- U Shape Front Neckline

- High Back Scoop Neckline

- Bands for Neckline and Armholes - for an easier finish

- Hidden inset draped pockets

- Midi Length

- Centre Front cut on the fold

- Centre Back cut on the fold or as a pair (mirror piece) depending on your fabric width and size

Fit Information:

The pattern is a multi-size pattern to fit the size range of XXS - 3XL.

Choose your size according to your High Bust measurement - the garment needs to fit correctly at this point. The size guide is included with the Information Sheet in the downloads when you purchase this pattern - you can also see a screenshot of this page in the images here

Please see the "More Details" tab below for further information

Additional Information:

Available for purchase is a digital download, a pdf file able to be immediately printed to your home printer. Download the pattern after payment. Once purchased, the pattern will be in your account forever, and you can download it as many times as you want. Due to the nature of the product there are no refunds.

It is printable in both US letter and A4 sizes. The pages are very easy to assemble, simply match the letters and numbers of the grid and tape or stick glue into position before cutting out.

Please ensure before you print that your printer settings are set to "DO NOT SCALE" (Print actual size)

Please print the page with the test square as a single print job before you send the full pdf document to the printer, with your printer settings on "do not scale". This will print a test size square which you can measure to ensure the pattern will print to the correct size. This square is 10cm (which is just short of 4 inches - 3 15/16")

These print in black ink with grainlines in red ink. You may prefer to change your print settings to "draft" to save ink.

You will need Adobe Reader to read the file and a printer to print out the pattern.

You may sell items made from this pattern. You may not sell, copy, or redistribute this pattern.

This is a PDF construction/sewing pattern. This is not a finished garment.

For more details please see the "More Information" tab or the Customer Service and FAQ page.

For help with pattern assembly you may find this YouTube video helpful

More Information
From The Collection Off Duty
Season Summer, Winter, Trans-seasonal
Number of Pages

Main Pattern 34pg

V1-4 extra pgs

V2 - 4 extra pgs

Instructions 1pg

Construction V1 and V2- 1pg

Lay Plan V1 and 2 - 1pg

YouTube Sew A Long

A0 CopyShop

Projector Layered

Knit Or Woven Fabric Knit Fabric Used In Pattern
Fabric Pattern Types Plain, Floral, Spots, Stripes, Checks and Tartan
Fabric Choice Modal, Cotton Lycra, Stretch Velvet, T shirting weight Knits, Bamboo, Jersey Knit Light, ITY (Interlock Yarn), Nuyarn, Merino Knit Light, Mid Weight Knits, DBP Double Brushed Polyester
A0 Copy Shop File Included Yes
Projector Files Included - Layered Yes
Print Options Print At Home - Trim File - (US Letter and A4 Size), A0 Size - Copy Shop File, A0 Size - Layered Projector Only Files
Pattern Size XXS, XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL
Difficulty Intermediate - Confident Beginner
Garment Type Midi Dress
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