Eunoia Patterns Hacked Thalia

Here we are back with a new Thalia. I feel like this style will be super popular for Sweet Pea as she loves that it is light weight and twirly.

This version consists of a knit front bodice and only 2 of the 3 tiers to create a peplum length so that they can be worn with shorts.

The fabric for this comes from Shear Madness fabrics.

Eunoia Patterns Thalia Dress

We have had a really busy few months, we moved in March then had to get the kids re-established at new schools and doctor’s offices. We had to find housing and get settled (we still need to finish unpacking but the house is finally starting to look like a home again.) And in between all that, Papa Bear and I are trying to find a good working rhythm so I can sew while he works from home- often using my sewing space to work from and leaving me going back and forth or having to schedule my actual sewing days! I must say that I am looking forward to the day when he is back in the office full time so that I can have my space to work in freely.

I have managed to finally get in some pattern testing, which admittedly is still very rare (I have cut back on my sewing to focus more on working with strike offs.) One company that I am always excited to work with is Eunoia Patterns and I was really excited to not just sew the Thalia Dress but also tested the Providence bag (which will be another post.)

Sweet Pea looks off to the left with her hands on her hips in a woven large scale gingham searsucker dress. The dress has white bias trim and ties at each shoulder and the skirt is double-layered with 3 tiers and trimmed in the same white bias trim.

Thalia is the perfect summer sundress pattern and perfect for beginners with no zipper or buttons.  The single layer dress has amazing twirl, add a second layer and you get both fluff and twirl!

  • 2 Dress Lengths
  • bloomer pattern included
  • Sizes 2T – 20
  • A4
  • A0
  • US Letter
  • Projector file with layers and both flat & on fold pieces and an optional black background.
  • PDF layers
  • No Trim Pages
Sweet Pea is holding the width of the skirt portion of the dress out so you can see how much twirl the dress is going to have.

This is a great dress for kiddos that want something lightweight and twirly. The options are endless for the types of trims and fabric and weights one can use. I really love the spring time look of this large gingham seersucker, but I also look forward to completing one in a slightly heavier fabric to wear with a turtle neck for the winter time.

The most time consuming aspect of this dress is all the gathers, since the bodice goes together rather quickly. But with the double layer skirt there is a really lovely twirl factor. The vintage length is really adorable especially paired with the bloomers but we opted for the longer length because Papa Bear prefers the longer length for more wearing time for the tiny one.

I also opted for the bias tie on this round and after seeing everyone else creating large bows from their sashes I think I might opt for it the next time I actually add a tie.

Sweet Pea with her hand over her mouth like she is going to blow a kiss

We already have a few more of these dresses planned because they check all of the boxes that make the little one the most happy when it comes to dresses. If you’re looking for a great dress to make then this is for you!

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