Women’s bubble dresses have eased their way into popular culture as they have been modeled by celebrities from Halle Berry to Lady Gaga. The designs of women’s bubble dresses include high-waisted bodices with elastic casing and lined skirts with gathered hem lines that fall above-knee, below-knee, or at mid-knee. While some bubble dresses are designed as strapless, others are designed with three-quarter length sleeves with elastic casing. The fabrics range from stretch knit to satin; from solid-colored to floral prints. Listed below are five sewing patterns for women’s bubble dresses offered at great deals online.
Butterick B5024 Mock Wrap Bubble Dress
This easy skill level Butterick sewing pattern gives you the option of making a women’s A-line bubble dress. The features of this bubble dress include a sleeveless v-neck, mock wrapped/high waisted bodice, stitched pleats, back zipper, and mid-knee length bubble hem. Several online sellers offer this pattern (new condition) at great deals. The eBay store Angelic Creations sells this pattern at $3.00 (Buy It Now) and $3.00 shipping. This seller offers one pattern for sizes 6-12 and another for sizes 14-20. Another seller Dawn’s Pattern Shop on the website Bonanzle sells this pattern in sizes 6-12 at $3.99 OBO with $2 shipping.
A different Butterick sewing pattern for a women’s bubble dress, 5457BUT, is available on the Sewing Patterns website. This pattern, in sizes 6-20, is for a fancy, strapless Misses dress design with a fitted bodice and bubble hem, back zipper opening, and above knee length. The cost for downloading this pattern is $6.99 and for receiving postal delivery is $8.99.
McCalls M5850 Misses Lined Dress: Bubble Skirt and Bubble Skirt with Hem Bands and Optional Bow
McCalls pattern M5850 is excellent for sewing bubble dresses for evening or prom occasions. The flattering designs of this sewing pattern include a strapless lined and zippered bodice bubble dress with optional bows and a lined and zippered bodice bubble dress with straps, hem band, and optional bows. The sizes range from 4 to 18 and the suggested fabrics include satin, crepe, and chiffon. This pattern with a regular retail price of $16.95 is available on McCall’s website for $10.17.
Size 6-18 Bubble Fitted Flared Skirt Party Burda 7869
Sewers interested in formal bubble dresses will love the Burda-style, elegant black bubble fitted, flared skirt party dress sold by the seller Dawn’s Pattern Shop on the website Ecrater. This pattern is available in sizes 6-18 for $5.99 with a shipping cost of $2.20.
F1109 Marfy Dress
Professional seamstresses who are comfortable with metric conversion will have the option of sewing a lovely bubble dress from the European company Marfy whose sewing pattern sizes are written in centimenters. The available sizes of this pattern on The McCall Pattern Company website are European sizes 42-46 equivalent to American Misses sizes 12-16 according to USA Tourist’s women’s clothing size conversions. The featured design of this bubble dress sewing pattern includes a high strip neckline, short cap sleeves, and a bubble “puff” skirt hemline. This pattern is sold for $14.
This brief review of women’s bubble dress sewing patterns gives sewers an idea of the best online deals for these dresses. The most attractive qualities of bubble dresses are their luxurious, vintage designs. Sewers will definitely be creating items of style.