Waterfall Raglan Top and Dress

Chalk and Notch


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Buy the Waterfall Raglan Top and Dress sewing pattern from Chalk and Notch. The Waterfall Raglan is a relaxed knit top or dress with a gathered ruffle hem. There are three sleeve options – short, 3/4 and long sleeve – along with a small pocket option. This is a good pattern to try if you are new to sewing knits as raglan sleeves are easy to set. Two neckband options are included for each size and a knit stretch guide to help achieve the perfect neckband fit.

A matching girls’ 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 (PDF pattern is available to download immediately after purchase with digital instructions. The printed A0 copy shop pattern is dispatched next working day). What is Copy Shop?

Suggested fabrics: This style is designed for a light to medium weight knit fabric with 50% to 90% stretch, nice drape and good recovery, such as rayon jersey, bamboo jersey, modal jersey, cotton jersey, rayon french terry, stretch velvet.

Fabric requirements: 60″ (150 cm) wide fabric: Top (short sleeves), 1 1/4 – 1 3/4 yd (1.1 – 1.5 m) // Top (3/4 sleeves), 1 1/2 – 2 yd (1.3 – 1.7 m) // Top (long sleeves), 1 3/4 – 2 1/2 yd (1.5 – 2.3 m) // Dress (all sleeves), 2 1/2 – 2 3/4 yd (2.3 – 2.5 m).

Sizing: US 0 – 18 (approx. UK 8 – 18). Please check the size chart and finished garment measurements.

Notions: Ball point stretch needle for your sewing machine or serger; ball point twin needle for your sewing machine to sew hems // Optional: A small piece of tricot fusible interfacing to stabilise the shoulder; 3/4″ (2 cm) fusible hem tape is helpful when hemming lightweight knits; a walking foot can be helpful if your knit is stretching while sewing.

PDF pattern includes: Step-by-step illustrated instructions; US letter/A4 print-at-home pattern (48 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


Jersey / Knits / Scuba


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

Sewing level

Confident Beginner

Make time

Half a day

Pattern format

PDF, PDF pattern + Printed copy shop (+£7.00)

PDF Printing

48 Pages

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