Nemesia Knit Dress PDF Sewing Pattern


Nemesia is a cosy knit dress pattern with a figure-flattering A-line skirt. It features several sleeve lengths (long, 3/4 and short) that can be finished with either an adorable tie cuff or a classic-looking split cuff. The pattern comes with a crew neck and a v-neck option and all of the features can be mixed and matched – sooo many possibilities to combine all these options! To make it a practical dress, suitable for everyday wear, it, of course, has pockets!

Pockets: To make it a practical dress, suitable for everyday wear, it, of course, has pockets!
Adorable Cuffs: Choose either the playful tie cuffs or the classic-looking split cuffs.
Multiple sleeve lengths: Nemesia comes with long sleeves, 3/4 sleeves or short sleeves.
Two neckline options: Whether you prefer a crew neck or a curved v-neck, this pattern has you covered.
Mix ‘n’ Match: All the features can be mixed and matched as you desire! That makes 12 completely different dresses. The pattern instructions contain layplans and fabric requirements for all options.
Pleats: The skirt has two pleats each in the front and the back to shape the skirt.



  • V1: 3/4 sleeves with tie cuffs and a crew neck
  • V2: 3/4 sleeves with split cuffs and a v-neck
  • V3: long sleeves with tie cuffs and a crew neck
  • V4: long sleeves with split cuffs and a v-neck
  • V5: short sleeves with tie cuffs and a v-neck
  • V6: short sleeves with split cuffs and a crew neck

Fabric Recommendations

Medium to heavy-weight stretchy knit fabrics such as cotton jersey, polyester jersey, interlock jersey, Ponte di Roma or scuba with at least 40% stretch.

Sewing Level

You will find that Nemsia is not only easy to wear but easy to sew as well! Since it is made out of stretchy fabrics, it is easy to fit to your body. It is a step by step, quick to make pattern and is perfect for confident beginners and upwards.

Sizing & Fabric Requirements

The Nemesia Knt Dress PDF Sewing Pattern comes in sizes 1-8. See the size chart for measurements.

What will I receive?

At the end of the checkout process, you will be able to download the following PDF files instantly:
– a printable pattern in A4 format (33 pages)
– a printable pattern in US Letter format (35 pages)
– a printable pattern as copy shop version, A0 (2 sheets)
– fully-photographed step-by-step instruction booklet (16 pages)

The instruction booklet includes lots of features to make sewing this pattern as easy for you as possible:

  • a printing guide (so you can only print the pages you need for your size and version and save ink and paper)
  • a fitting guide
  • recommendations about adjusting the pattern for petite and tall women
  • layplans for all variations
  • additional tips for sewing, along with the photographed step-by-step instructions

Quick to assemble no-trim pages!

The print-at-home versions of this pattern are super quick to put together because you can tape or glue the pages together right how they come from the printer – there’s no need for you to trim them or cut away any corners. This way, there’s also less wasted space on the pages and therefore fewer pages to print for you!

What is a PDF pattern?

A PDF sewing pattern is a downloadable sewing pattern that you print yourself at home. Just download, print, stick together and start sewing! When you print the pattern, make sure that you print at 100% (uncheck the scale box). Print page 1 first and check with the help of the calibration square whether your print settings are correct.



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Happy sewing!