Elegant or playful – Sewing Pattern Summerdress or -top “Carmen”


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Fits women’s sizes:
34 / 36 / 38 / 40 / 42 / 44 / 46 (size chart)

Pattern and Sewing Instructions:

Sewing Pattern for an elegant, ankle-length summer dress with a wide flounce over the chest. The dress clings to the upper body through chest and waist darts in the front and back. The skirt is bell-shaped and turned down. The flounce can be worn either over the arms or underneath. You want to sew a shirt out of it? No problem – a short version is also marked in the pattern!

Marijana, the model, is 175 cm groß wears size 36. By the way, Marijana is wearing the Marta Skirt with the Carmen Top!

Fabric recommendation
For the Carmen Dress & Shirt we recommend light cotton and linen fabrics with some stand. Also light denims suit very well!

Fabric required (Fabric Width 140 cm; Dress / Shirt)
Sizes 34 – 38: 280 cm / 125 cm
Sizes 40 – 42: 310 cm / 135 cm
Sizes 44 – 46: 350 cm / 145 cm

(Fabric Width 110 cm; Dress / Shirt)
Sizes 34 – 42: 370 cm / 170 cm
Sizes 44 – 46: 375 cm / 180 cm
Sizes 44 – 46:  385 cm / 220 cm

Fusible Interfacing
Zipper* 45 cm long (Dress), 20 cm (Shirt).
* If your are using elastic fabrics you don’t need any zipper.

All steps are described in detail and are illustrated with step-by-step drawings. 

Sewing Pattern Carmen Dress & Shirt is available as PDF Download. If you purchase the PDF download you receive a PDF to print the pattern at home, a PDF (DIN A0) to print at a Copy Shop as well as a PDF-file to print the pattern at our partner Patternsy.



Elegant or playful – with the pattern summer dress or -shirt “Carmen” you can equip your summer wardrobe with two pieces!!

And still they are indispensable in the current summer fashion trend: flounces in all sorts of forms, on dresses, shirts, jackets and skirts. Also our pattern for the summer dress “Carmen” is coming up with a wide flounce, which you can wear either above or below the arms. The long, top-slim dress with a bell-shaped skirt looks elegant or playful depending on the fabric you choose. And: there is a variation for a shirt in the pattern – so you can easily sew two pieces for your summer wardrobe with this pattern!

Sewing Pattern Download

This sewing pattern is available as pdf-download either to print at home as well as to print-at-copyshop (1:1). All files include sizes 34 – 36. You can easily hide the sizes you do not need  and you can print the pattern black and white or coloured.

PDF (Portable Document Format) is a file that you can open and print with Adobe Reader. Here you can download Adobe Reader for free (for Windows or Mac).

After your order is completed the pdf-download will be forwarded to you via mail or you can download the pattern checking your account.

At our partner Patternsy the pattern is printed coloured on ultralight 24gsm paper and then directly delivered to your address with no sticky tape, crawling around on the floor or ‘Out of Ink’ messages​…

Share your makes on Instagram tagging #carmendress #carmenshirt @schnittchenpatterns!


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