Sew a pretty tea dress with the Lea Dress!

Sew a vintage-inspired tea dress with the Lea Dress PDF Sewing Pattern, now in sizes UK 6-30.

We are so excited to welcome the much-loved Lea Dress to our extended size range! With a 1940s design that also resonates with a classic 1990s style, the Lea Dress is a button-up tea dress that never goes out of style.

The dress features a V-neck bodice fitted with waist darts on the front and back and a panelled skirt that drapes gently around the hips and is made for twirling!


The short sleeves are finished with turn ups, and the dress is fastened with buttons all the way down the front.


While we were updating the pattern to the new sizing, we also added some cheeky in-seam pockets, for those of us who can't live without them!


The Lea Dress is a Confident Beginner PDF Pattern and is now available in our full range of sizes UK 6-30. The pattern files now also include a colour booklet with interactive links to Stitch School!


Lea is perfect for spring and summer, she is easy to wear and looks beautiful in a print (florals especially) and classic in a plain colour. Pick a fabric with plenty of drape, like a viscose or a crepe, to make the most of the swishy skirt.
Need extra help sewing your Lea Dress? We have a full Workshop on Stitch School, our online sewing classroom, to guide you through every step of the process. The class includes the PDF sewing pattern and lots of extra tips and advice to help you make your tea dress.

Head over to our YouTube channel to find out more about the re-launch of this pattern on the vlog.

Get inspired by our Lea Dress Pinterest Board and see what other people have been making on Instagram by browsing the hashtag #soileadress.
Buy the pattern or buy the online class (which includes the PDF pattern) and sew yourself a pretty tea dress!
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