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Hilo Dress - Printed Pattern


The Hilo is a loose, flowy, boho style dress that is easy to sew. It is designed for knit fabrics with at least 10% stretch. There are two back options: a low, open back, or a bra friendly version that comes to a slight V. Wear this dress with sandals and a floppy hat and you’ll feel like you’re on a tropical vacation. Layer it over a t-shirt, and it makes a great, everyday look. The double layer of this dress makes it both flattering and extremely comfortable. 

    This pattern is for personal and non-profit use only. If you are interested in licensing it for commercial use, please contact

    • Includes sizes XS - XXL
    • Beginner level sewing
    • Printed pattern + booklet instructions that come in a super cute envelope
    • Designed for knit fabrics
    • 5% of proceeds go to charity. Click here to learn more.
    yardage requirements
    • XS-M // 45” wide // 3.13 yards (2.9 metres)
    • L-XXL // 45” wide // 3.4 yards (3.1 metres)
    • XS-M // 54” wide // 2.75 yards (2.5 metres)
    • L-XXL // 54” wide // 3.13 yards (2.9 metres)
    • XS-M // 60” wide // 2.38 yards (2.2 metres)
    • L-XXL // 60” wide // 2.75 yards (2.5 metres)
    • Matching thread
    • Stretch or ballpoint machine needle, 
    • 1/8 yard of lightweight fusible interfacing. 
    • Optional: Stay Tape for hems, double machine needle

    This dress is designed for knit fabrics with at least 10% stretch. Knits with a bit of drape will give this dress an elegant look and feel. Jersey knits are also suitable. It will give the dress slightly more structure.