Cuba Libre Dress Paper Sewing Pattern

£19.90 GBP
£19.90 / g
Paper Sewing Pattern

Looking for a beautiful long dress to twirl around all summer? Look no further, here is Cuba Libre!

The panel skirt construction provides a perfect fit without too much volume, and the elasticated back means you don't have to sew a side zip... Easy to sew and divine to wear, the Cuba Libre dress is available with an open back version for wild evenings or with a closed back to be the most elegant barefoot by the water's edge. With its pretty butterfly sleeves, its V-neckline and its beautiful long skirt, it is irresistible, right?!

Sewing level: INTERMEDIATE, the technical aspects include sewing a V neck, the gathers and fitting the elastic.


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The Cubra Libre pattern sizes 34 to 52.

Emilie wears Cuba Libre in size 36 

Finished garment measurements


Fabrics in width of 140 cm:

34-36: 230 cm
38-42: 250cm
44-48: 280 cm
50-52: 300cm

40 cm iron-on interfacing G710
A 2 cm wide elastic band (from 30 cm to 51 cm, the quantities are indicated in slide 4 of this product sheet, in the finish garment measurements board)

Lined version: quantity of lining fabric in width of 140 cm for the skirt and the front bust

34-36: 200cm
38-42: 220 cm
44-48: 240 cm
50-52: 250cm

Choice of fabrics: only warp and weft fabrics. I recommend a fabric with a soft drape, which drapes nicely: a twill, a viscose crepe or poplin, a fine jacquard, or even a beautiful lace, fabrics weighing 90 to 250g/m2 depending on the desired result.

If you want to line your dress we recommend cotton voile.


How to sew the Cuba Libre dress? Find the tutorial here.


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Product weight: 235g

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