Kate is a very versatile shift dress. It has bust darts and a slightly curved side seam to give shape. Bias binding neatens the neckline, pockets and the sleeves on Versions 1 and 3.
has a plain, scooped neckline and set in sleeves with a slight gather at the sleeve head.
has a scooped neckline with a small amount of gather at the centre. The sleeves are set in as Version 1 but are straight and end above the elbow.
has the same scooped and gathered neckline as Version 2 but the sleeves are ¾ length bishop sleeves that end in a gathered binding.
The pockets are curved patch pockets with a little bit of gather to add some interest and finished off with a bound top edge.
Light to medium weight fabrics such as printed craft cotton, linen, poplin, denim, crepe or satin crepe.
Neck, sleeve and pocket binding can be made from ready-made bias binding.