The Southport dress by True Bias is designed to double as a coverup at the beach and a dress for around town. It is sleeveless with a button opening at center front, side bust darts, and a drawstring waist with inseam pockets. View A hits 20" below the waist, while maxi-length View B hits 42" below the waist and features a center front slit. Pattern includes an illustrated instruction booklet and paper template for sizes 0-18.
Lightweight woven fabrics with movement such as cotton voile, rayon challis, crepe de chine, and lightweight linen.
Coordinating thread, 3 yds single fold 1/2" bias tape, 1/4 yd lightweight fusible interfacing, four 1/4"-3/8" buttons, and a safety pin.
For an in-depth tutorial including step-by-step photographs by the pattern's creator, check out True Bias' own Southport Dress Sewalong