Be Graceful Maxi Dress Pattern

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 Be Graceful Dress Sewing Pattern by Ellie and Mac Sewing Patterns

The Be Graceful Maxi Dress Pattern is a sophisticated, classic look. It features a scoop neckline with dolman style sleeves The short sleeve is perfect for the summer or layering.  The long sleeve tapers down toward the hem with a little bit to bunch up at the wrist. There is a line to lengthen and shorten based on your height.  

These are digital PDF Sewing Patterns. They are NOT paper pattern that you would receive in the mail.  You will be able to download this pattern(s) immediately after purchase from your account or from the order email.  For more information on what a PDF Sewing Pattern is and how to use one CLICK HERE.


This PDF sewing pattern comes in sizes XXS - 4XL.

Fabric Recommendation:

This pattern was designed to be made using 2-4 way stretch knit for bodice, sleeves and neckband.  The skirt can be made using knit or cotton woven fabrics. 
Recommended knit fabrics are liverpool, single or double brushed poly, rayon spandex, modal, stretch velvet, lightweight french terry and bamboo/spandex blends.

Be Graceful Fabric Requirement


Scoop Neckline

Dolman short or long sleeves

Lengthen / shorten line

Layers printing feature is included for this pattern for your convenience. 

What's Included:

Pattern pieces for all parts

Fabric Requirements Chart

Size Chart

Tips and Notes


Table of contents

Pattern Piece Diagram

Printing Instructions

Supply List

Step-by-step instructions.  Each step has a color photo for visual aid.

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This pattern is copy written.

You may use this pattern to create and sell dresses of your own. Giving credit to the pattern when selling would be appreciated, but not required.

You may not edit or recreate this pattern to sell.

You can not distribute this pattern to others.

You may not mass produce this pattern or clothing made using it.

I want you to love what you make and have fun making it.











These are digital PDF Sewing Patterns. They are not paper patterns that you would receive in the mail. You will be able to download your pattern(s) immediately after purchase. They will also be available in your account to download any time. For more information on what a PDF Sewing Pattern is and how to use one, click here.

Customer Reviews

Based on 7 reviews
Perfect dress

Finding a decent dress pattern for my daughter is difficult. This one was a hit

Sweet and Easy pattern

I loved sewing this dress and will definitely sew another one!


I have Sotheby’s dress to sew first. Haven’t ught the farc yet.


Very easy to follow pattern, detailed directions and pics. I made the most beautiful dress! Follow the size chart and you will get the PERFECT fit!

Easy and fits surprisingly well!

I was a bit hesitant to purchase this, as I'm short and older -- and when I realized the sleeves are essentially dolman, I was leery of how this would fit. So, I made a muslin out of some cheap knit, made it short, and wow! It actually looks good! I'm not sold on having all the skirt weight gathered to a cross-wise knit because there is some puckering/stretching going on. I'll stabilize the waist (under bust) area of the bodice for my next project with some lightweight non-stretch tape. Note: I'm 5'1", B-cup, and typically wear a RTW size 10. I sewed the medium and it fit perfectly.

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