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