Box Box Dress

Box Box Dress

Regular price $28.00 AUD Sale

Merchant & Mills

Dress it up or down, this boxy top or dress is going to be an essential wardrobe addition. The front pleat detail is enough to make this design stand out. The simple rouleaux loop-back neck closure reflects the simplicity of the silhouette.

Skill level; Intermediate

All seam allowances are 1.5cm unless stated otherwise and are included in the pattern. This is a multi-size paper pattern in an envelope, including sizes 6 – 18.

Suitable fabrics – Light to medium weight woven cottons such as poplin, chambray or dress weight denims. Crisp linens, needlecord, lightweight wools. If you are a confident dressmaker you could use tencel, tencel linen, and laundered linen.

The samples pictured are made of the following:

White dress – White Japanese Poplin

Green dress – Green Smoke hand-dyed linen

Navy top – Navy Japanese Poplin

Navy dress – Italian overstock navy wool

You will need one 11-15mm button and matching thread. Fabric Requirements in cm (with or without nap) Top

Size 6 & 8 Size 10 – 14 Size 16 & 18
110cm wide 1.45M 1.7M 1.75M
120cm wide 1.45M 1.45M 1.5M
140cm wide 1M 1.45M 1.5M
150cm wide 1M 1M* 1.5M
Interfacing 0.2M 0.2M 0.2M

* for the size 14 it is a tight lay, if in doubt buy fabric for the larger size. Fabric Requirements in cm (with or without nap) Dress

Size 6 & 8 Size 10 – 14 Size 16 & 18
110cm wide 2.65M 2.95M 3M
120cm wide 2.65M 2.7M 3M
140cm wide 2.65M 2.7M 3M
150cm wide 1.6M 2.7M 2.7M
Interfacing 0.2M 0.2M 0.2M

Finished Measurements

6 8 10 12 14 16 18
Bust 101.4 105.4 109.4 114.3 119.2 124.1 129
Top Length 56 56.5 57 57.5 58 58.5 59
Dress length 111.6 112.1 112.6 113.2 113.8 114.4 115
Sleeve Length 14.75 15 15.25 15.5 15.8 16.1 16.4

UK Sizing

Size 6 Size 8 Size 10 Size 12 Size 14 Size 16 Size 18
Waist 61cm/24″ 65cm/25.5″ 69cm/27″ 74cm/29″ 79cm/31″ 84cm/33″ 89cm/35″
Hips 86cm/34″ 90cm/35.5″ 94cm/37″ 99cm/38.75″ 104cm/41″ 109cm/43″ 114cm/44″
Bust 78cm/30.75″ 82cm/32.25″ 86cm/33.75″ 91cm/35.75″ 96cm/37.75″ 100cm/39.25″ 106cm/41.75″