Maxine is a stylish and versatile loose fitting dress. The pattern was designed to work well with a wide variety of medium to heavy weight stable knit fabrics, as well as light to medium weight woven fabrics, making it a perfect layering garment for all seasons. It features a criss-cross front detail, generous secret pockets, drop shoulder short sleeves, two neckband variations for knit fabric (A and B) and facing for woven (C). You can use ribbing for the neckband as well, whatever fabric you choose for the body. The pattern is suitable for confident beginners and more experienced sewists alike.