Sew Over It Joan Dress

Sew Over It Joan Dress

Regular price £14.50 Sale

Pattern Details

Based on the wardrobe of Mad Men’s iconic Joan Holloway, the Joan Dress should be a staple in the wardrobe of any vintage lover.

A fitted bodice and skirt gives the dress a sassy, feminine feel that the real Joan herself would adore. The bodice is fitted with darts at the waist and back shoulder, and features a gently scooped neckline. Stylish ¾ length sleeves and a 60s inspired tie collar give the dress a super elegant feel. Designed to hit below the knee, the skirt is semi-fitted with darts and sports a kick pleat at the back hem. The whole dress is fully lined, giving you a gorgeously professional-feeling finish.

Fabric & Notions

Joan works beautifully in a variety of different woven fabrics. We recommend using a medium weight drapey fabric with some structure – you don’t want to use anything too lightweight and fluid. For the cooler months lightweight wools work gorgeously and suiting fabrics are perfect. Crepes would be stunning. For the lining we like to use rayon, a lightweight crepe de chine or acetate.

See envelope back for fabric lengths and notions required

    Suitable for

    The Joan Dress is an intermediate level sewing pattern. We recommend you have experience inserting an invisible zip, as well as attaching sleeves.

    About the designer

    Sew Over It was founded by Lisa, who had a desire to teach people how to sew. With a mixture of vintage inspired styles and modern classics Sew Over It offer something to suit any occasion.