Buy Verity Dress & Shirt Pattern


*The pattern will be sent to the Paypal email address you provide within 24 hours of payment receipt.


This is a sewing pattern for a women’s stretch knit dress and shirt with different neckline options. The pattern features flattering gathers under the bust and a fitted waistband. With the different neckline and sleeve options, you can create garments for any season.

View A is a sleeveless dress with a flared skirt and a split cowl. View B is a shirt with short, subtly puffed sleeves and a regular cowl. View C is a shirt with elbow length or long sleeves and no cowl. These views can be mixed and matched to suit your style sense and personality.

Within 24 hours of purchase, you will receive the following three files:

– PDF of the pattern in Letter/A4** format. Each page includes frame lines and triangles for easy matching and assembly.

*The pattern comes in letter size but should work for A4, too. Page settings on printer must be changed to letter before printing, and the pages scaling must be set to “no scaling”. If that does not work try the “borderless printing” option in your print settings.*

– PDF of the pattern in copy shop format (36″x72″ sheet for large format printers)

– PDF with detailed instructions. The instructions include cutting layouts, sewing tips, short and sweet versions of instructions, detailed photo assembly instructions, a detailed pattern measurement breakdown and metric conversions.


This pattern is designed for use with moderate stretch knits only, such as Jersey or ITY. The fabric should stretch 25-35 percent cross grain, meaning that 4 inches of material should stretch to 5 or 5.25 inches, at least. Really, you can get away with using knits that have 20% stretch. The samples are made using two jersey knits of different weights and a pique knit (the dress). The pique knit provides an example of how the garment will look with a much stiffer knit. A stiffer knit is really ideal for achieving a split cowl that stands up.

This version of the pattern comes with sizes XXS-L ONLY . Sizes XL-5X coming soon.


Sample pattern page

Sample pattern page

Sample of instructions

Sample of instructions

 View A Photos

View B photos

  View C photos


Please see Verity category archives for more information about the pattern and future variation examples and tutorials.

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6 Responses to Buy Verity Dress & Shirt Pattern

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  2. Anouk says:

    love the pattern. I’ve always loved a lot of the garments you make. The dress style in this pattern is particularly gorgeous.

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  4. Laura says:

    I love the pattern but it’s one size too small for me. Any plans to make larger sizes?

    • Becca says:

      I am still working on the extended size range. I’ve been a bit delayed by our moving process, but I hope to have it finished by the beginning of next month. Thanks for your interest! 🙂

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