Indigo Top and Dress Add-on

Tilly and the Buttons

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Buy the Indigo Top and Dress Add-on pattern from Tilly and the Buttons. Turn your Indigo pattern into even more different styles of smock tops and dresses with this add-on pack of bonus pattern pieces and instructions to make a swishy midi dress by adding an extra tier to the skirt, sew short sleeves, with or without an added ruffle and create a gorgeous button back bodice. As with the original Indigo pattern, you have the option to stitch either regular gathered seams or exposed frill seams. Mix and match the pattern pieces and seam styles to create 48 different variations!

NOTE: You must have already purchased the original Indigo pattern to use this add-on expansion pack. This is not a complete pattern.

This sewing pattern is available to buy in the following format:

– PDF (available to download immediately after purchase). What is a PDF?

– PDF pattern + Printed A0 copy shop (We print out the A0 pattern sheets, but you’ll need to download the digital instructions, as we don’t print these. The PDF files will be emailed immediately after purchase, and the A0 pattern sheets will be dispatched next working day). What is Copy Shop?

Suggested fabrics: Light- to medium-weight woven fabrics with drape, such as cotton lawn, chambray, viscose (rayon), tencel, double gauze, crepe de chine, or georgette.

Fabric requirements:

150 cm (60″) wide fabric:

Sizes 1 – 3 Midi dress with short sleeves 2.2m (2 1/2 yd)* / Midi dress with short ruffle sleeves 2.4m (2 5/8 yd)* / Midi dress with bracelet or 3/4 flounce sleeves 2.6m (2 7/8 yd)*. Sizes 4 – 10 Midi dress with short sleeves 2.7 m (3 yd)* / Midi dress with short ruffle sleeves 2.9 m (3 1/4 yd)* / Midi dress with bracelet or 3/4 flounce sleeve 3.1m (3.4 yd)*.

*For the midi version, your fabric will need to be at least 145cm (57″) wide.

Sizes 1 – 3 Knee-length dress with short sleeves 1.6m (1 3/4 yd) / Knee-length dress with short ruffle sleeves 1.8m (2 yd) / Knee-length dress with bracelet sleeves 2m (2 1/4 yd) / Knee-length dress with 3/4 flounce sleeves 2m (2 1/4 yd) / Top with short sleeves 1.3 m ( 1 1/2 yd) / Top with short ruffle sleeves 1.5m ( 1 3/4 yd) / Top with bracelet sleeves 1.6m ( 13/4 yd) / Top with 3/4 flounce sleeves 1.6m (1 3/4 yd). Sizes 4 – 10 Knee-length dress with short sleeves 2.1m (2 3/8 yd) / Knee-length dress with short ruffle sleeves 2.3m (2 1/2 yd) / Knee-length dress with bracelet or 3/4 flounce dress 2.5m (2 3/4 yd).

Sizes 4 – 10 Top with short sleeves 1.7m (1 7/8 yd) / Top with short ruffle sleeves 1.9m (2 1/8 yd) / Top with bracelet sleeves 2.1m (2 3/8 yd) / Top with 3/4 flounce sleeves 2.m (2 3/8 yd).

115cm cm (45″) wide fabric:

Sizes 1 – 3 Knee-length dress with short sleeves 2.4m (2 5/8 yd) / Knee-length dress with short ruffle sleeves 2.6m (2 7/8 yd) / Knee-length dress with bracelet sleeves 2.8m (3 1/8 yd) / Knee-length dress with 3/4 flounce sleeves 3m (3 3/8 yd) / Top with short sleeves 2m (2 1/4 yd)/ Top with short ruffle sleeves 2.2m (2 1/2 yd) / Top with bracelet sleeves 2.1m (2 3/8 yd) / Top with 3/4 flounce sleeves 2.5m (2 3/4 yd). Sizes 4-10 Knee-length dress with short ruffle sleeves 3.1m (3 3/8 yd) / Knee-length dress with bracelet or 3/4 flounce sleeves 3.2m (3 1/2 yd).

Sizes 4 – 10 Top with short sleeves 2.3m (2 1/2 yd) / Top with short ruffle sleeves 2.6m (2 7/8 yd) / Top with bracelet sleeves 2.7m (3 yd) / Top with 3/4 flounce sleeves 2.9m (3 1/4 yd).

Sizing: 1 – 10 (UK 6 – 24 / US 2 – 20 / EUR 34 – 52). Please check the size chart.

Notions: Matching and contrast thread; for button back version: 4 x 15mm (5/8 in) buttons; iron-on interfacing: 0.5m (1/2 yd) for button-back version / 0.3m (3/8 yd) for original.

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Additional information

Fabric

Cottons / Chambray / Lawn / Quilting, Rayon / Viscose / Crepe

Make time

One to two days

Sewing level

Confident Beginner, Intermediate

Size

UK 6 / US 2 / EU 34, UK 8 / US 4 / EU 36, UK 10 / US 6 / EU 38, UK 12 / US 8 / EU 40, UK 14 / US 10 / EU 42, UK 16 / US 12 / EU 44, UK 18 / US 14 / EU 46, UK 20 / US 16 / EU 48, UK 22 / US 18 / EU 50, UK 24 / US 20 / EU 52

Pattern format

PDF, PDF pattern + Printed copy shop (+£5.00)

PDF Printing

16 pages

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