Stretch & Sew 1586; ©1986; Designer Shirt and Dress. One pattern, many looks! The Designer Shirt and Dress is fashionably oversized, with set-in sleeves, dropped shoulders with optional removable shoulder pads, and topstitching accents. Sew any view as a shirt or dress. For shirts, choose a shirttail hem with same length on front and back or longer length in back. For dresses, choose a shirttail or straight hem. View A has a two-piece collar, buttoned front opening, bellows pockets with flaps, easy-to-sew sleeve placket with buttoned cuff, back yoke and back pleat stitched from waist down. View B has a pleated front with shirt placket, plus same collar and sleeves as View A. (Fabric with no obvious right or wrong side is recommended for View B.) View C has a Mandarin collar, front placket opening, back pleat stitched from neckline and again from waist to lower edge, and short, hemmed sleeves. View D has a one-piece collar, back yoke, roll-up sleeves and a front opening like View A. (Wrong side of fabric will show when sleeves are rolled up.)

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