The Orla Dress produced by French Navy, is a free online .pdf download that has been available now for quite a few years.
- raise and narrow neckline
- lengthen bodice 1"
- pleats instead of gathers
- add pockets..... preferably applied vs. in-seam
- fully line both bodice and skirt
Instagram account and click on this post for all the hashtags and contact information. Edited to add: Well, duh, guess you can see all that on the photo below. *que rolls eyes and sighs*
here.... only I use an invisible zipper foot for the zip insertion, then switch to a conventional zipper foot to sew the seam closed, back-stitching at the bottom of the zip like she does.