Kenlie’s Elastic Waistband dress is designed to eliminate the waistband seam that irritates some people, making it the perfect sensory-friendly pattern! The seam is cleverly hidden under the exposed elastic waistband in a way that keeps it out of sight and off the bellies.  

Kenlie’s comes with so many options – ranging from tunic, dress and maxi dress; as well as short, half, ¾, and long sleeve options.  It also includes pockets and an optional overlay. For a more dramatic look you can combine your skirt and overlay lengths for the perfect combination of comfort and glam. Don’t forget, it is also available in kid sizes, so snag both and make the mommy and me sets of your dreams.

Pressed on time? Kenlie also includes instructions to quickly adapt a tee you already have into a bodice of a Kenlie!

As a bonus, it includes 4 different appliques to cover all the seasons. All these options let you get creative with fabric combinations, especially since the skirt and overlay can be done in woven or knit, while the bodice requires knit for stretch.  The sky is the limit and we cannot wait to see what you make.   

Difficulty Rating: Beginner 

*Fabric Requirement Chart shown as last image* 


Here is what you receive:  

  • Measurements for sizes XXS to 5X Adults.
  • A 54-page instant download pattern with thorough, uncomplicated step-by-step instructions accompanied by color photos that allow you to follow along with ease from start to finish.
  • A 2-Page A0 Copy Shop file (46.8” x 33.1”) and standard printing file (8.5” x 11”) included.
  • Computer drawn pattern pieces you can print over and over again; no more patterns that rip or tear! We now include templates for square and rectangle shaped pieces to cut and print out for those who prefer this option. As always, we will continue to includea cutting chart for those of you that choose to use a rotary cutter and ruler to cut your pieces.
If you would like to see an example of our style and try it for free, please download our free sample pattern HERE.
Kenlie's Elastic Waist Dress, Top, and Maxi Sizes XXS to 5X PDF Pattern

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