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  1. The Davenport Dress is the perfect throw-on and go dress. Whether you're shopping at your local farmers market or hanging out around the house, this ruffley dress will have you feeling cute and comfortable. It features full sleeves with an elastic ruffle hem as well as a shoulder flutter detail. The hem hits above the knees. The front neckline is gathered in with elastic, and the waist features a drawstring so this dress can be pulled on and off without any closures. Most importantly, the Davenport features roomy pockets that are perfect for stowing away all of your treasures. This pattern is suitable for all skill levels and we will take you step-by-step through the sewing process.


  • Purchase includes sizes XS/0 - 7X/32 (32”/81cm -60”/152cm chest). 
  • This pattern was drafted using sample measurements for a height of 5’6”. Sizes XS-XXL are designed off of a block with a B/C cup size. Sizes 1X-7X are designed off of a block with a C/D cup size.
  • Hem hits above the knee.
  •  pattern size for A4 and letter.
  • Designed for woven fabrics.



  • Matching thread
  • Small safety pin or tube turning tool
  • 1 yard [0.9 meters], 3/8"[1cm] wide elastic


Recommended Fabrics

The Davenport is designed for woven fabrics.  It is suitable for light to mid weight fabrics like cotton, lawn or linen will make this a great dress for spring or summer.  If you want it to be a bit fancier it can be sewn from a silk or something with a bit of drape.


Davenport Dress Size Chart



BUST81.3cm - 83.8cm86.4cm - 88.9cm91.4cm - 94cm96.5cm - 99.1cm102cm - 107cm109cm - 114cm117cm - 122cm124cm - 127cm130cm - 132cm135cm - 137cm140cm - 142cm145cm - 147cm150cm - 152cm
WAIST61cm - 63.5cm66cm - 68.6cm71.1cm - 73.7cm76.2cm - 81.3cm83.8cm - 88.9cm91.4cm - 99.1cm102cm - 104cm107cm - 109cm112cm - 114cm117cm - 119cm122cm - 124cm127cm - 130cm132cm - 135cm
HIPS86.4cm - 88.9cm88.9cm - 91.4cm94cm - 96.5cm99.1cm - 104cm107cm - 114cm117cm - 124cm127cm - 130cm132cm - 135cm137cm - 140cm142cm - 145cm147cm - 150cm152cm - 155cm157cm - 160cm


Finished Garment Measurements

The Davenport Dress is drafted using sample measurements for a bra size of B/C and a height of 5'6" [168cm].



SKIRT LENGTH64.3cm64.5cm64.8cm65cm65.3cm65.8cm67.3cm67.6cm67.8cm68.1cm68.6cm68.8cm69.1cm
SLEEVE INSEAM47.8cm47.8cm47.8cm47.8cm47.8cm47.8cm48cm48cm48cm48cm48cm48cm48cm


Friday Pattern Company - The Davenport Dress (Beginner)

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