Teia Dress Pattern --- Pattern Fantastique
The Teia (Tey-A) dress & cami is a loose shift that can be worn as a simple dress or pinafore over a blouse. Utilitarian finishes include deep facings, mitred cornered hems and side splits. Topstitching to enhance the style lines. Optional pockets and striking long stretched out straps for a vampy finish on an otherwise easy wearing dress.
Sized from 6 - 26
The Teia has varied fit through the body there is 5 cm • 2"ease in the bust and then 12 cm • 4 ¾″ ease over the hip to create an appearance of an elongated top with a long drop through the body with no com-promise on comfort. Side splits to add to ease of movement whilst maintaining a long line.
The Teia features double sloped bust darts for a soft flowing finish. The bust fit is not fully cupped. (i.e. it doesn't fit snug around the bust). FBA and SBA only required for Bust cups A,or E and above. Toiling first is always advisable.
Care has been taken to keep 'V' necks and underarm curve high enough to conceal minimal coverage bras , Teia strap ties can be looped into bra straps and tied in place to increase lingerie coverage.
The Teia Dress is best suited for mid to lightweight fabrics with some drape.
Linens, silks and cellulose based fibres.