Panama Tee Dress by Alina Design Co.

A knit tee, knee-length dress, or maxi dress with subtle side shaping and three sleeve lengths.

Pattern: Panama Tee Dress
Designer: Alina
Categories: Tees, Maxi Dresses, Knee Length Dresses
Difficulty: Beginner
Recommended Fabrics: Interlock, French Terry, Jersey, Ponte de Roma, Sweater Knit
required fabric: 13/8 to 43/8 yards
Sizes: 0 - 18
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Description

The Panama Tee Dress by Alina Design Co. is the perfect comfy staple for your wardrobe. This pattern includes three length options: shirt, knee-length dress, and maxi dress. Subtle shaping at the side seams allows for a feminine fit and three sleeve lengths provide versatility. This pattern includes a knit-bound neckline and an optional pocket.

Pattern Previews

Panama Tee Dress by Alina Design Co. Pattern Preview 1 | Indiesew.com
Panama Tee Dress by Alina Design Co. Pattern Preview 2 | Indiesew.com
Panama Tee Dress by Alina Design Co. Pattern Preview 3 | Indiesew.com

Pattern Details

Intended Paper Size: Letter (8.5in x 11in) or A4 (21cm x 29.7cm)
Number of Files Included: 4
Total Number of Pages: 72
Copy Shop Version Included: Yes
Pattern uses layers to select size: Yes

Pattern Size Chart (inches)

Size024681012141618
Bust323334353637 1/23940 1/242 1/244 1/2
Waist242526272829 1/23132 1/234 1/236 1/2
Hips343536373839 1/24142 1/244 1/246 1/2

Finished Garment Measurements (inches)

Size024681012141618
Bust30 1/231 1/232 1/233 1/234 1/23637 1/2394143
Waist29 1/230 1/231 1/232 1/233 1/23536 1/2384042
Hips34 1/235 1/236 1/237 1/238 1/24041 1/2434547
Length (View A)23 7/82424 1/424 5/82525 3/825 3/426 1/826 1/226 7/8
Length (View B)36 3/836 1/236 3/437 1/837 1/237 7/838 1/438 5/83939 3/8
Length (View C)55 7/85656 1/456 5/85757 3/857 3/458 1/858 1/258 7/8
Short Sleeve Length66 1/86 1/46 3/83 1/26 3/477 1/47 1/27 3/4
Half Sleeve Length1111 1/811 1/411 3/811 1/211 3/41212 1/412 1/212 3/4
Long Sleeve Length24 1/224 5/824 3/424 7/82525 1/425 1/225 3/42626 1/4

Fabric Required (yards)

Size024681012141618
View A Body (45"+ Wide)1111111111
View B Body (45" Wide)1 3/81 3/81 3/81 3/81 3/822222
View B Body (54" Wide)1 3/81 3/81 3/81 3/81 3/81 3/81 3/81 3/81 3/81 3/8
View C Body (45" Wide)2 1/22 1/22 1/22 1/22 1/23 1/23 1/23 1/23 1/23 1/2
View C Body (54" Wide)1 7/81 7/81 7/81 7/81 7/822222
Short Sleeves Add 3/8 3/8 3/8 3/8 3/8 3/8 3/8 3/8 3/8 3/8
Half Sleeves Add 1/2 1/2 1/2 1/2 1/2 1/2 1/2 1/2 1/2 1/2
Long Sleeves Add 7/8 7/8 7/8 7/8 7/8 7/8 7/8 7/8 7/8 7/8

Recommended Fabrics

Required Sewing Techniques

Required Tools

  • Sewing Machine
  • Stitch Ripper
  • Pins
  • Measuring Tape
  • Fabric Scissors

Optional Tools

  • Serger
  • Rotary Cutter and Mat
  • Tailor's Chalk

Required Supplies

  • Ballpoint Needle
  • Thread

Additional Notes

This PDF pattern includes all pattern pieces and step-by-step instructions with illustrations.

I can't say enough how much I love this pattern! I have made over half a dozen of them so far and I don't see any stopping!




The Panama Tee Dress pattern is an absolute must have staple for your wardrobe. It has a classic, flattering shape, and many options to fill your closet with staple tees and summer to winter (and anywhere in between) dresses to take you from day to night, depending on fabric choices. The pattern instructions are clear and concise, the pieces all come together perfectly. There is a large variety of sizes included in the pattern, ensuring a perfect fit for each unique body. This is a super quick sew with a fabulous result!


This is a great pattern with options for a t-shirt and two lengths of dresses. The instructions are very thorough. I highly recommend it!