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Dress Pattern Edit: Tiered Dresses for Summer

Are you looking for the perfect summer dress to frolic around on the beach/ attend a wedding/ go for a picnic at the park/ or sunbathe in the garden? We have rounded up 9 must-sew tiered dresses for you! Is anyone else really happy that this trend isn’t going anywhere after making its entrance last year? We are just loving all the tiers and gathers combined with statement sleeves and lots of volume. Have a look at some of our favourite patterns below.

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Pattern: Simplicity 9141.

Designed by Cynthia Rowley, Simplicity 9141 could not be more trendy with a shirred bodice and cute shoulder ties. Choose from two or three tiers to create a mini length dress, or a mid-calf length dress.

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Pattern: McCall’s 8087.

Be the belle of the ball in McCall’s 8087. It features multiple smaller tiers that create lots of volume! Make it with an elasticated off-the-shoulder bodice with deep ruffle (with or without sleeves) or go for the beautiful halter bodice.

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Pattern: Simplicity 9265.

Looking for a tiered dress with lots of customisation options? Simplicity 9265 comes in sizes XXS to XXL and it includes different length, sleeve, and collar variations.

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Pattern: McCall’s 8110.

McCall’s 8110 looks fabulous as a sheer overlay dress! It’s designed for stretchy fabrics such as lace, tule, mesh etc. Choose from 2 different lengths and 3 different sleeve variations to make your own dream dress.

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Pattern: Vogue 1652.

Vogue 1652 is a loose-fitting dress with a front and back yoke, billowy sleeves with cuffs, and a collar stand – with or without tie. Make version B for the dress with added gathered tier.

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Pattern: Burda Style 6403.

Burda 6403 is perfect for hot sunny days! The shorter style is trimmed with narrow lace on the straps and at the neckline. The longer style has wing sleeves and three nicely gathered skirt tiers. The elastic casing at the waist creates a lovely loose fit for the upper dress with a button fastening.

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Pattern: Simplicity 9114.

Designed by Mimi G, Simplicity 9114 is a button front maxi dress with gathered tiers and long sleeves. The pattern also includes a crop top and trousers with front pleats, a zip fly and side pockets.

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Pattern: Burda Style 6265. 

Burda 6265 includes two different designs with a semi-fitted bodice and a gathered skirt. Create a mini dress with a Peter Pan collar, or add an extra tier to create a midi dress with shirring at the collar and cuffs!

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Pattern: McCall’s 7970.

Looking for a tiered dress with a little less volume? McCall’s 7970 is the one for you! This pattern features a stunning wrap design with an elastisized waist and deep V-neckline. Choose from different ruffle and sleeve designs.

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