Balka Dress Sewing Pattern - Wardrobe By Me
Balka Dress Sewing Pattern - Wardrobe By Me
Balka Dress Sewing Pattern - Wardrobe By Me
Balka Dress Sewing Pattern - Wardrobe By Me
Balka Dress Sewing Pattern - Wardrobe By Me
Balka Dress Sewing Pattern - Wardrobe By Me
Balka Dress Sewing Pattern - Wardrobe By Me
Balka Dress Sewing Pattern - Wardrobe By Me

Balka Dress Sewing Pattern-Women's sizes

Regular price$18.00

This is a PDF sewing pattern.

Dress sewing pattern.

A versatile bohemian kaftan style dress sewing pattern for woven fabric in sizes 0-24 / 30-54 with the following features:

  • Color PDF pattern printable on paper formats Letter, A4, A0, and separate projector file
  • Dress sewing pattern
  • Big volume sleeves
  • Front placket with buttons
  • Skirt with gathers
  • Side seam pockets
  • Dress or blouse
  • Sewing video on YouTube

Flip through the images to find fabric requirements and measurements.

Dress sewing pattern description

Introducing the Balka dress sewing pattern, an enchanting kaftan-style dress designed to elevate your wardrobe with effortless elegance. This versatile sewing pattern features a front button placket and sleeves delicately attached to the shoulder with abundant gathers, creating a charming silhouette that exudes grace and sophistication. The elasticated hem adds a touch of comfort and ease, ensuring a perfect fit every time.

Designed with versatility in mind, Balka offers endless possibilities. The dress's skirt boasts numerous gathers at the waist, adding volume and movement to your ensemble. Complete with side seam pockets for practicality and convenience; this pattern seamlessly combines style and functionality.

Use your favorite lightweight woven fabric for the Balka dress sewing pattern. It is ideal for creating a stunning long dress or a breezy blouse, perfect for any occasion. Whether strolling along the beach or attending a garden party, Balka promises to be your go-to piece for effortless style and timeless charm.

Elevate your wardrobe with Balka and embrace the art of effortless elegance.

Skill level 2/4

The dress is an easy and quick project for an adventurous beginner.

What you need to make a dress
  • Fabric
  • Sewing thread
  • Elastic
  • 3 Buttons
  • Fusible interfacing

Use lightweight woven fabric. For a dramatic effect, use cotton or linen. For a softer dress, use viscose or silk.

The pattern includes
  • Layers for each size
  • Trimless pages
  • Fully illustrated instructions
  • Metric and imperial measurements
  • A4, and letter paper format in color (25 pages)
  • A0 printshop format in color (3 pages)
  • Projector file in color
  • Seam allowances
  1. Measure the square size on the first pattern page and verify your printer's scaling (2" x 2" / 5 cm x 5 cm).
  2. For optimal results, utilize A4 or Letter paper formats and print the document via Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  3. Download Adobe Acrobat Reader for free here.
  4. Find more help in our FAQ.

Elevate your sewing experience with WBM Sewing Patterns, crafted to empower you to create a wardrobe filled with timeless pieces that exude elegance and charm.

How to Use PDF Sewing Patterns

Thank you for choosing our PDF sewing patterns for your creative projects! These digital PDF sewing patterns offer convenience and flexibility, allowing you to start sewing in no time. Below are detailed instructions on how to download, print, and tape the PDF patterns effectively:

Purchase and Download:

  • Browse our collection of PDF sewing patterns on our website and choose the one that suits your project.
  • After purchasing, download the pattern files to your computer. This process is usually instantaneous, and you'll have your pattern ready to use within minutes.

Print Selectively:

  • One of the advantages of PDF patterns is the ability to print only the sizes you need. This saves both paper and ink, making the process more eco-friendly.
  • Open the pattern file in Adobe Reader and select the specific size(s) you want to print before sending the document to your printer. Download Adobe Reader for free [here].

Easy Assembly:

Our sewing patterns boast trimless pages, a feature designed to streamline your assembly process. With trimless pages, you can effortlessly tape the pages together without the need to trim off any edges beforehand. This not only saves you time but also ensures precise alignment of the pattern pieces. Please refer to the detailed description available [here].

  • After printing, arrange the pages according to the provided layout guide on page three in the instructions book. Use clear tape to join the pages together, ensuring that the lines and markings align perfectly.
  • Read more about taping the pages together [here].

Additional Tips:

  • Unzipping Files: You recieve the pattern in a compressed (.zip) format, simply double-click the file to unzip its contents. This will reveal the PDF pattern files ready for use. Remember to save the files on your device.

Printing Instructions:

  • In Adobe Reader, navigate to the print settings to adjust paper size, orientation, and other preferences before printing your pattern. Ensure that your printer is set to "Actual Size" or "100% Scale" to maintain accuracy. Please find more details [here].

Pattern Support:

  • Should you encounter any difficulties or have questions about using our patterns, feel free to reach out to us directly or join our community on Facebook for additional support and tips. We're here to help you make the most of your sewing experience.

Happy Sewing!

The WBM-team

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Customer Reviews

Based on 4 reviews
Ingela Nordlund

This is my new favorite! Already made three in tree days! East to sew and so usable


Look forward to using this pattern to sew this pretty dress.

Victoria Alexander
Balka dress

I can’t open the file

Hello there,

To access the files, you need to unzip the folder.
We have a short tutorial on the subject here:

Best, Customer Service Team


Compliments every time I wear one of my Balka Dresses. Fun and comfortable!