Sew Over It - Elsie Sew Over It - Elsie Sew Over It - Elsie Sew Over It - Elsie Sew Over It - Elsie (21 ratings) Graded sewing pattern size U.K. 8-20 to make a flattering 50's inspired party dress. £14.00 Out of stock. Elsie is the ultimate party girl! Borne out of a desire for a graceful, grown-up party dress, Elsie is perfect for warm, balmy evenings in the sun, as well as those festive, wintery soirees. With a gently curved v-neckline, flattering princess seams, dramatic pleats and a nod to our favourite fashions of the ’50s, the Elsie Dress is elegant, sophisticated and guaranteed to catch an eye. Designed to have that immaculate finish inside as well as out, Elsie features a fully lined and faced bodice, neat invisible zip and delicate hand finishing. The pattern also comes with a quick-to-sew skirt version too. Fabric Suggestions Cotton Sateen, medium weight cottons, barkcloth.Ideally you want to choose something with a bit of body so that the skirt can hold the pleats. Because the bodice is fully lined, you will also need lining fabric.Cotton poplins, viscose and satin lining fabric all work well. Fabric RequirementsElsie comes in UK sizes 8-20. See the chart for details on fabric requirements. Sew Over It patterns are supplied in a durable envelope complete with full instruction booklet explaining each step in great detail, with beautifully illustrated diagrams to help you along. Skill Level - Confident beginners.