The Ultimate Shift Dress by Sew Over It is super quick and super easy to sew and would make a great first sewing project for beginners.
NOTE: I am not affiliated with Sew Over It and I have not been compensated in any way to write this review. I purchased the pattern and wrote my review based on my own experience with the sewing pattern. All opinions are my own.
About this Sewing Project
I already made the Ultimate Shift Dress by Sew Over It twice. One for myself and one for a friend. For myself, I ordered the Shift Dress kit. It included the sewing pattern, lovely black/white floral fabric, matching thread, and a hook & eye.
My Version of the Ultimate Shift Dress
This is an easy sewing project that is definitely suitable for beginners. However, I wouldn’t recommend picking it as a very first project. You have several options to customize your dress:
Sleeves: long sleeves, sleeve frills, or sleeveless
Neckline: frilled yoke, or plain
For myself, I decided to make the sleeveless version with a plain neckline. As for the size, I made the smallest version (size 8) but found the back of the dress to be too baggy for my liking. That’s why I ended up wearing a belt for extra shape around the waist. I guess it comes down to preference but I like my clothes to be very fitted. On the other hand, my friend loved the original fit. Anyway, it’s a fun sewing project that can be finished within a day (including cutting the fabric!).
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