New knit dress

New knit dress

Pattern number 25 is now here! The Hexham Dress is designed with knit fabrics in mind, and is a great option for winter and summer!


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A super easy sew

The Hexham Dress joins our collection of great patterns for beginners! This means that if you're an experienced sewist, this will be a stress-free project that you can whip up in an afternoon!

Both views of the dress are whatever the opposite of fabric hungry is! You can even use your knit scraps to make yourself some Kapunda Undies.

Options, Options, Options

As always, we've squeezed option after option into this pattern! With 3 sleeve-lengths, two Views, a crewneck, a turtleneck and a mockneck option... Well, you can fill your summer wardrobe and your winter wardrobe with a heap of Hexham!

Change up the fabric to take the Hexham from cool to cosy!

Choosing Hexham Fabrics

Designed to be sewn with knit fabrics, The Hexham will work with either 2-way or 4-way stretch.

We suggest cotton jersey, cotton/spandex jersey, cotton interlock, bamboo jersey, merino jersey, merino interlock, cotton/modal jersey.

It can be helpful to shop online with stores which gives lots of information in their fabric description!


Fabric Recommendations

The Merino Collective in NZ has a great selection in merino fabrics in a variety of colours.  A+R Fabric in Australia also stocks Merino Collective fabrics.

In the UK, Sister Mintaka has lovely bamboo and cotton jerseys which would be great. Winnipeg Sews in Canada stocks organic knits in some beautiful shades.

Miss Maude in NZ gives thorough descriptions of the stretch in all her knit fabrics and has lots of lovely colours. Also in NZ, Nellie Joans has lots of great fabrics which would be suitable (basically things that would be great for the Banksia Bralette will also make great Kapunda Undies and Hexham Dresses)!


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