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Hinterland Dress Kit

With a timeless, comfortable and elegant silhouette, May's g&g Sewing Society kit contains everything you need to make a summery version of the Sew Liberated Hinterland Dress.

This gorgeous dress is endlessly customisable to your style and skill level preferences. Featuring three sleeve options (sleeveless, cap or 3/4 length), either partial or full button down plackets as well as customisable length, and inseam pockets, this is a pattern workhorse that spans the seasons.

The fit of the Hinterland Dress is loose, with side bust darts and a gathered skirt with optional waist ties. Don’t feel like buttons? Cut the front bodice on the fold for a placket-free hack. You might consider lengthening the bodice and hacking it into an adorable cropped top, too!

We have chosen three beautiful fabric options for this kit, giving you a light and breezy summer version that you can layer up on chillier days.

Navy Gingham Check - This viscose linen mix fabric has a large scale, classic gingham check in a navy colour. The lighter parts of the check are an off white/ecru colour giving a lovely natural texture along with the slubs in the fabric.

Soft Green Midstripe - This fabric features a narrower white stripe off set against a wider soft green stripe that is nice and fresh and bright. It is 55% linen and 45% cotton making is nice and breathable with the natural slub texture of linen.

Orange Summer Stripe - This fabric is 100% cotton, yet still has that textured effect of linen. The stripes vary in width and are a mix of orange, ecru and a dark chambray blue.

The pattern included with this kit has a size range of US 0-34, drafted for a dressmakers C-cup.

These sizes are split over two sub size ranges - please select preferred print out from drop down menu above.

US Size Range 0-24. This is bust 31”- 48.5”, waist 25” - 42.5” and hips 33.5” - 51”.

US Size Range 22-34. This is bust 46.5” - 58.5”, waist 40.5” - 52.5” and hips 49” - 61”.

Follow this link to see the garment modelled on the pattern companies website.

  • The PDF digital file for the Sew Liberated Hinterland Dress US size range 0 - 34. The link to the PDF instruction booklet and PDF files for all sizes will be contained in your order confirmation email and are available to access when logged into the g&g website.
  • A0 print out of the Sew Liberated Hinterland Dress - pattern pieces for EITHER US sizes 0 - 24 OR US sizes 22 - 34 (please choose option above)
  • 3.5m of the main fabric in your chosen design
  • Prym Sewing Machine needles
  • 1 x reel Matching Gutermann Thread
  • A section of lightweight non-woven iron on interfacing
  • 13 x recycled cotton buttons, sourced from Textile Garden.
  • Sew in woven label
  • If you would like a printed copy of the instructions sent out with your kit, in addition to the PDF copy that you will receive, please see the related products below and add it to your cart as a separate product.

Alongside the purchase of this kit you will receive access to a Lauren's exclusive YouTube video to be used alongside the pattern instructions.

She shares her hints and tips on for getting a lovely finish including cutting out and stripe/check matching fabric, sewing the sleeves in flat for speed and ease, neatly sewing on bias binding on the neckline and arm holes, calculating optimal buttonhole placement, getting neat gathers and much, much more.

The video has over 35 minutes of footage, sectioned out with time stamps/chapters for easy reference and navigation.

The link to the video will be contained in your order confirmation email along with the pdf files, please please file this safely for future reference. You can also access the video links and PDF files when logged into the website.

This pattern is aimed at 'confident beginners - intermediate' level dressmakers.

The fabrics are fairly easy to work with as they are stable and press well. If you wanted to match checks or stripes this adds a level of complexity but details and further guidance of this is provided in the top tips video.

You can also completely omit the button band to make construction more simple.

To complete this project successfully you'll need a regular sewing machine along with Lauren's essential recommended sewing tools.

An overlocker is useful for finishing off the seam allowances, but is not essential. If you don't have one then you can use a zig zag or overcast stitch on your regular sewing machine.

If you would like a printed copy of the instructions sent out with your kit, in addition to the PDF copy that you will receive, please see the related products below and add it to your cart as a separate product.

Your kit will be wrapped in tissue and beautifully presented in recyclable packaging.

We will aim to dispatch all kits as soon as possible after orders are placed, and we aim to have all kits shipped out by Friday 20th May.


As Sewing Society kits are processed and shipped from a different location to the shop, we are unable to group together kit orders with past or subsequent orders or combine orders retrospectively. Please click here for the full g&g Sewing Society shipping terms.

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