Catalina Dress Pattern

Catalina Dress Pattern by Blank Slate Patterns - Cap Sleeve version

In June we vacationed in California for a couple weeks, and a couple weeks before we left I decided that I wanted to do a pattern collection. And photograph it in California. So, today I present to you the first of the California Dreaming patterns, the Catalina Dress.

Gorgeous print on this! Catalina Dress Pattern by Blank Slate Patterns

This dress is an easy sew, with multiple options. You can do a tank top style or a cap sleeve, and you can use knits or woven fabrics.

Catalina Dress Pattern - Tank Version - by Blank Slate Patterns

I have been living in these dresses since I sewed them. The drawstring elastic waist gives a little definition (and helps hold up the weight of a maxi skirt) while remaining comfortable. In fact one of my testers jokingly suggested naming this the Taco Truck Tank Dress, because you could eat a lot from the taco truck and not feel uncomfortable in this dress.

Cap Sleeve version of Catalina Dress Pattern by Blank Slate Patterns

So get your Catalina Dress today. You can read more about it and purchase it in the shop here.

Must make - it has pockets! Catalina Dress Pattern by Blank Slate Patterns

Love the pockets! Catalina Dress Pattern - Tank Version - by Blank Slate Patterns

Some tester versions – love the colorblocking on this one.

Catalina Dress sewn with colorblocking - pattern by Blank Slate Patterns

And I totally want to be on the beach in this dress!

Catalina Dress Tank version on the beach - pattern by Blank Slate Patterns

Purchase the Catalina Dress Sewing Pattern here.

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  1. yvonne says

    Wow, these dresses are very pretty and they look so cool and comfortable. You could wear them out to shop and afterwards to a restaurant for coffee and lunch, and if you were going out in the evening, you could dress them up a little differently and do something a little more dressy-casual. I really like these patterns. These would definitely work for me, I’m thinking, “I should give them a try.”

  2. Carole says

    Melly have recently e-mailed re ordered pattern and thought I had downloaded but cannot find it anywhere! could you PLEASE resend the link as I really want to get this dress made it looks soooo comfy and easy just what I want for those lazy days with my grandchildren so sorry if I have just deleted it and for your inconvenience
    Kind regards

  3. Amy says

    I LOVE this! What type of fabric did you use for the maxi version? Is it knit jersey or something else? It drapes beautifully. :)

  4. says

    Eeeee I love this so much! I love the colour blocking but I’m imagining an orange to hot pink ombré sort of style one! Like a sunset *-*

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