The Orchid Midi Dress is a wrap bodice with a midi length skirt. View A has ruffle sleeves. View B has long sleeves with a gathered cap and wrist. There is a combination of elastic and drawstring to define the waist and add drape to the bodice.
This style is designed for a light to medium weight woven fabric with a nice drape. Rayon challis, rayon crepe, rayon voile, cotton lawn, cotton voile, linen, double gauze. View A is best suited for rayon challis and rayon crepe to allow the ruffle sleeve to drape. A minimum fabric width of 45” (115 cm) is required.
The Orchid Midi Dress sewing pattern is sized between UK sizes 8-30 with A/B and C/D cups. See the chart for details on fabric requirements.