Panama Tee Dress [long sleeve + side slits]

I’m just not going to quit you guys. There are just too many good variations of this dress and altering this pattern is just too easy. So I hope you are loving this almost as much as I am. ๐Ÿ˜‰ The Panama Tee and I are likeย cookies and ice cream, burgers and fries, babies and puppies — you get me?

I love going through my Fashion Sewing Inspiration board on Pinterest because I try to keep it up-to-date with what my style is and things that I really want to make. I’ve also added patterns that I would use to re-create each thing in the comment section so that I don’t forget. I think that is by far the best thing about sewing — seeing something beautiful and knowing that I can re-create it myself! (You may notice that I recently pinned a few things as inspiration for a Valentines Dress I’m planning to make…) But without further adieu, here is my Pinterest inspiration and my latest creation!

I made this Panama Tee Dress the exact same way I made this one, just with long sleeves instead. It was super easy and I LOVE this dress. The Panama Tee Dress by Alina Design Co. is well worth the $12!

The fabric is a mid-weight ribbed knit that I got in the LA Fashion Districs a couple of summers ago, but there are so many shops selling sweater ribbed knits now, that it wouldn’t be hard to find another!

If you’re interested in seeing some of my other Panama Tee creations here are a few others:

Half sleeve, view B
Short sleeve, view C
-3/4 sleeve, view B
One I sewed for my mom ๐Ÿ™‚

Click here for the PATTERN

Have you sewn a Panama Tee yet?? What is your favorite pattern to make over and over?

2 thoughts on “Panama Tee Dress [long sleeve + side slits]”

  1. Looks so good, Tori! I have been trying to decide what to make with my sweater knits you got me (best friend ever!), and I might just have to copy you. ๐Ÿ™‚

    1. Thank you, Skyler! I was totally wondering the other day if you had made anything with yours yet! Please feel free to copy! ๐Ÿ˜‰ This fabric is the more stable one of the two. The other one I made a cardigan, but should have sized down because it was pretty stretchy!

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