Ruby Dress/Top Pattern (Sizes 6-16)


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Ruby Dress/Top Pattern (Sizes 6-16)

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Ruby Dress/Top - this simple sleeveless top/dress features a high neckline, cutaway armholes with self binding on armholes and neckline plus keyhole back opening. The style is slightly flared at the hemline and makes a perfect floaty garment for the warmer months. Suitable fabrics for this top/dress include light to medium weight linens or linen blends, rayons, viscose and silks.

For more versions of Ruby, click here and here. For a modified version with a ruffle, see here.

See our video/tutorial to show how to sew a thread button loop 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 ( 31 sheets - note: 1st sheet is the test square to check correct scale plus 30 pages of pattern tiles). You will also receive Print At Copy Shop version file (note: there is one file that needs to be printed - A0 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 Ruby Dress/Top Pattern will be available to order in full hard copy - one printed full sheet layout of the pattern in all sizes together with sewing instruction booklet with colour photos.

Pattern Details.

Sizes included: (AUS sizing) 6, 8, 10, 12, 14 and 16

Size Chart 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 Ruby Top (112cm) 1.40m 1.40m 1.45m 1.45m 1.45m 1.50m
Meterage for Ruby Top (140cm) 1.00m 1.00m 1.00m 1.00m 1.10m 1.10m
Meterage for Ruby Dress (112cm) 1.90m 1.90m 1.95m 1.95m 1.95m 2.00m
Meterage for Ruby Dress (140cm) 1.40m 1.40m 1.40m 1.45m 1.50m 1.50m
Finished Length of Ruby Top (from centre back)
61cm (24”)

62.5cm (24.5”)

63.5cm (25”)
65cm (25.5”)
66cm (26”)
67cm (26.5”)
Finished Length of Ruby Top (from centre back)
86cm (34”)
88cm (34.5”)
89cm (35”)
90cm (35.5”)
91.5cm (36”)
93cm (36.5”)
Finished width at bust
98cm (38.5”)
103cm (40.5”)
108cm (42.5”)
113cm (44.5”)
118cm (46.5”)
123cm (48.5”)
Finished width of Ruby Top (around hemline)
117cm (46”)
122cm (48”)
117cm (50”)
117cm (52”)
117cm (4”)
117cm (46”)
Finished width of Ruby Dress (around hemline)
152.5cm (60”)
157.5cm (62”)
162.5cm (64”)
167.5cm (66”)
172.5cm (68”)
177.5cm (70”)

Notions: thread, 35cm tear-away Vilene, 20cm interfacing, 1 x 10mm button.

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

Recommended fabrics: Suitable fabrics include light weight linens or linen blends, silk/cottons, rayons, viscose and silk crepe de chines or satins. 

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