Marcel Dress and Tank Top

Chalk and Notch


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Buy the Marcel Dress and Tank Top sewing pattern from Chalk and Notch. The Marcel is a woven dress and tank top that is fitted through the high bust and loose through the bust, waist and hips. There are two dress views: View A is midi length and View B is mini length. View C is a tank top that ends at the high hip.

A matching children’s version is available here.

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

– 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: This style is designed for a light to medium weight woven fabric with nice drape. Rayon challis, rayon crepe, rayon voile, cotton lawn, cotton voile, linen, double gauze. A minimum fabric width of 54″ is required for View A (midi dress).

Fabric requirements: 60″ (150 cm) wide fabric: View A (midi dress), 3 – 3 3/4 yd (2.8 – 3.5 m) // View B (mini dress), 1 3/4 – 2 yd (1.6 – 1.8 m) // View C (tank top), 1 1/2 yd (1.4 m).

Sizing: US 0 – 24 (approx. UK 8 – 24) with A/B and C/D bust cup options. Please check the size chart and finished garment measurements.

Notions: 3/4 yd (0.75 m) of 60″ (150 cm) wide tricot fusible interfacing OR 2 yd (2 m) of 20″ (52 cm) tricot fusible interfacing.

PDF pattern includes: Step-by-step illustrated instructions; US letter/A4 print-at-home pattern (66 pages); US copy shop file; A0 copy shop file (3 sheets). This pattern has the layers function, so you can select your size(s) before printing.

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Additional information


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

Make time

Half a day, All day

Sewing level

Confident Beginner


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 (+£7.00)

PDF Printing

66 Pages

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