Alice Dress / Top Pattern (Sizes XXS-XL)


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Alice Dress / Top Pattern (Sizes XXS-XL)

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Alice Dress/Top – this smock style top/dress features a self lined yoke bodice with shaped armhole bands and a softly gathered body on front and back. The dress version includes side pockets. Suitable fabrics for this top/dress include lightweight linens, lightweight cottons, eyelet cotton, rayons, viscose and silk crepe de chine.

Modified armhole bands Liberty/Linen version - blogged here

Print at home AND Print at copy shop ( blog post here to show how)

The pattern comes with a A4 (or US Letter Size Paper) Print At Home version ( 50 sheets - note: 1st sheet is the test square to check correct scale and on page 32 there is a sheet indicating the pattern layout for Sheet 2 follows. There are 48 pattern tiles - 30 pages for Sheet 1 and 18 pages for Sheet 2 ).

You will also receive Print At Copy Shop version file (note: there are 2 files that need to be printed - Sheet 1 is A0 sheet size Sheet 2 is A1 sheet size) along with the sewing instructions file (so that you can print these at home). Ensure that all printing is done on 100% Scale (or Full Scale).

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Hard Copy Version (Limited Stock).

For a limited time only the Alice Dress/Top Pattern will be available to order in full hard copy - two printed full sheet layouts of the pattern in all sizes together with sewing instruction booklet with colour photos.

Pattern Details.

Sizes included: (AUS sizing) XXS, XS, S, M, L and XL

Size Chart XXS XS S M L XL
6 8 10 12 14 16
Bust 81cm 86cm 91cm 96cm 101cm 106cm
Waist 69cm 74cm 79cm 84cm 89cm 94cm
Hip 91cm 96cm 101cm 106cm 111cm 116cm
Meterage for Alice Top (112cm) 1.50mts 1.50mts 1.50mts 1.55mts 1.55mts 1.60mts
Meterage for Alice Top (140cm) 1.25mts 1.25mts 1.25mts 1.35mts 1.35mts 1.45mts
Meterage for Alice Dress (112cm) 2.40mts 2.40mts 2.40mts 2.45mts 2.50mts 2.55mts
Meterage for Alice Dress (140cm) 1.90mts 1.90mts 1.90mts 1.95mts 1.95mts 2.00mts

Notions: thread, 35cm tear-away Vilene, 40cm interfacing (optional)

Finished length of Alice Top (from centre back): 68.5cm(27"), 69cm(27¼"), 70cm(27½"), 70.5cm(27¾"),71cm(28"), 72cm(28¼")

Finished width of Alice Top (around body/hem): 122cm(48"), 127cm(50"), 132cm(52"), 137cm(54"), 142cm(56"), 147cm(58")

Finished length of Alice Dress (from centre back): 96.5cm(38"), 97cm(38¼"), 98cm(38½"), 98.5cm(38¾"), 99cm(39"), 99.5cm(39¼")

Finished width of Alice Dress (around body/hem): 140cm(55"), 145cm(57"), 150cm(59"), 155cm(61"), 160cm(63"), 165cm(65")

Seam allowance: seam allowances are included in the pattern and are in imperial (inches), not metric (centimetres). Please take the seam allowances specified in the sewing instructions.

Sewing Level for this pattern: suitable for advanced beginners, intermediate and super-advanced sewers.

Recommended fabrics: Suitable fabrics include light weight linens, lightweight cottons, Liberty of London cottons,  rayons, viscose and silk crepe de chines. 

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