Astrid - Wrap Dresses Sewing Pattern (Premium Paper)

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Some garments are timeless. They're the ones that fit us perfectly, that are suitable for any occasion—the ones that the ones that give us confidence. Now, you can create one of these timeless garments for yourself.

The strong Norse name Astrid means "divinely beautiful," and our wrap dress is destined to make you feel the same. The fabric on the Kimono style sleeves gently fall from the shoulders, making the look more soft and delicate. The wide belt wraps around the waist to create a feminine silhouette.

The Astrid pattern features two lengths for the dress and sleeves, so we're sure you'll find the combination that suits you best.

What you get with your pattern:

  • 1:1 fit and pattern consultation with our in-house pattern maker and fit expert.
  • The latest in sizing. We use up-to-date technology and body shape data to get you a better fit.
  • Professional clothing construction techniques. Developed by industry insiders with 100 years of shared experience.
  • Illustrated instructional booklet to get you from start to finish. Written with the beginner in mind.
  • Comes printed on crease-free, rolled plotting paper. Professional quality.
  • Your pattern comes with only the sizes you requested printed in vibrant colors. Less clutter for easier cutting.
  • Complimentary pattern storage tube and pattern hook.
  • Pattern card for easy reference.
  • Sew for your business? The pattern license is free with purchase.


Skill Level: Advanced
Design Variations: 3
Illustrations: Yes
Instructions: Yes
Type: Paper Pattern

Astrid - Wrap Dresses Sewing Pattern (Premium Paper)

Customer Questions and Answers


Can the Astrid pattern be lengthened to below the knee without ruining the shape?

Kathleen • April 22, 2024
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Hello, This pattern already comes with a version which sits below the knee, so you won't need to worry about adjusting it :)

Lauren • April 22, 2024

Does a facing have to be sewn in, or can that step be skipped, and the edge just French seamed or roll-hemmed?

Raele • April 15, 2024
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The facing provides support along the bias cut edges like the neckline and curvature of the skirt and created a professional finish. It is necessary to this design.

Lauren • April 15, 2024

This pattern's is "advanced". Looks pretty simple to me. What techniques or other sewing skills are needed that makes its skill level advanced?

Janan • February 8, 2024
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Our designers labelled this dress as advanced because if making this in 100% linen fabric, applying a facing along the bias cut skirt edges much be done carefully to avoid over stretching the fabric, and ensure the pieces match up correctly.

Lauren • February 8, 2024

Does this have pockets?

Claire • October 13, 2023
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Yes, there are inseam pockets which are optional for all views :)

Lauren • October 13, 2023

Would it work to extend the sleeve to wrist-length? Since it's all one piece, I'm concerned it wouldn't drape nicely. Any hack you would recommend?

Debra • October 13, 2023
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You can extend the sleeve to the wrist, making sure to maintain the tapering in the line. Another option would be to add a long cuff or piece cut on grain and added to the end of the sleeve.

Lauren • October 13, 2023

The dress looks to be two pieces for the front and one piece for the back with additional pieces for the belt and facing. Is this correct? Would stitched inverted pleats on the back make sense to control the evenness of the gathers on the back of the dress?

Kristi • September 13, 2023
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Yes, those piece are correct for the pattern. If you want the dress to neatly sit around the waist, you can add in your desired gathers or pleats.

Lauren • September 13, 2023

Hi, the Astrid pattern is listed as Advanced Level sewing, but looks quite simple. I'm skittish of advanced level, especially as I need a 16/18 combo size and must adjust the patterns for my large bust. May I ask what advanced techniques are required?

Judi • September 13, 2023
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The reason why the pattern tea labelled this pattern as advanced is because sewing of the long facing that goes all around the dress. You need to take extra care in not stretching the facing and the dress as you sew it on. Linen can stretch easily when cut on the bias or close to the bias. We have included plenty of pro-tips to help you achieve great results and avoid stretching out the fabric.

Lauren • September 13, 2023
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