True Bias Sewing Pattern - Southport Dress


Make your own stylish dress with this gorgeous pattern from True Bias.

The Southport dress is a fantastic casual-chic style tank dress which can be made in a maxi or above-the-knee length for easy summer style - wear it as a beach cover-up or around the city on warm days. It features an optional front split, button opening and comfy drawstring waist for added shaping.

Fabric suggestions: Lightweight woven fabrics with some movement, such as rayon challis, viscose, crepe, or lightweight linen.

Additional supplies: thread, 3 yds single fold 1/2” bias tape, 1/4 yd lightweight interfacing, four 1/4”-3/8” buttons, safety pin.

See images for sizing guide, finished measurements and fabric requirements.

  • Produced by True Bias
  • Sizes 0-18 (chest 32"-44.5"/waist 26"-38.5"/hip 34"-46.5")
  • 2 styles to make from the pattern
  • Skill level: 2.5/5 (intermediate)