Meet our latest sewing pattern - Lupin and get ready for compliments when wearing this romantic academia style dress!
Lupin is a dress heavily inspired by a 1895 gigot sleeve blouse. Sewn in pleats in the shoulder and waist give a tailored fit and great texture. Or you can choose to sew the more relaxed version with a loose waistline and gathered shoulders, perfect to be combined with a belt for a fitted look. As always, this design includes side seam pockets, for maximal comfort.
High collar and wide button placket give a tailored couture look - a truly aristocratic design!
Style it elegantly to wear to work or relaxed to a study session with friends. Make it modern or live your best "Anne of Green Gables"- vibes. Either way it will be a great addition to your historybound-wardrobe - you decide how modern, vintage or cosplay you design your Lupin Dress!
Lucy is wearing Lupin Version B with the belt and gigot sleeves (left)
- 2 versions in 1 Pattern
- truly historical look with details like pintucks and folds (A), or a relaxed gathered version (B)
- accessories included : learn belt-making!
- side seam pockets <3
and as always:
- Mix & Match to create your unique style
With this Pattern you will learn:
- Side seam pockets
- Button plackets
- Sewing collars
- Puff sleeves with cuffs
Perfectly dresses from head to toe - Lupin is an elegant modest gown and completed outfit
Sewn in pleats in shoulder and waist, just like the historic originals. Show your skills using this couture sewing technique. Straight sleeves with a pleat design match the bodice perfectly.
The more relaxed version with gathered shoulders and loose waistline, perfect to be combined with a belt for a fitted look. All eyes are on the gigot sleeves!
Mix & Match
Combine as you like, to create a unique Lupin matching your style best.
We included 2 versions in the sewing instructions to teach you all required techniques.
Choose from 2 bodices, 2 sleeves, 2 skirt lengths and wear with or without a belt.
- Bodice: pleats / gathered (no pleats)
- Sleeve: two-pieced sleeve + buttoned pleated hem / gigot sleeve + cuffs
- Skirt: ankle length / midi length
- Belt: with belt / without belt
Lupin is a sewing pattern aimed at "advanced" sewists - perfect if you are a confident stitcher already, or like taking on a challenge in your sewing experience with our detailed sewing instructions.
Need more information about our skill levels? Read our Guide
Sizing and Formats
A4/ US Letter + A0/ Copy Shop
Lupin is available as a PDF Sewing Pattern for you to instantly download. You will get an email immediately after purchase with a PDF to either print and assemble at home, suitable both for A4 and US Letter formats or send to a copyshop or pattern printer to print to full scale on A0.
With or without seam allowances
All Stitchmaiden patterns come in two file versions, one that includes seam allowances, which are 1 cm (3/8”) unless otherwise stated on the pattern or in the instructions and one version without seam allowances, so you can add your own.
If you need more help, read our Guide on how to use PDF Sewing Patterns
Our sewing patterns feature clear instructions with step-by-step illustrations to guide you through the sewing process.