Calvin Wrap Dress and Top

True Bias



Paper pattern coming soon 

Buy the Calvin Wrap Dress and Top sewing pattern from True Bias. The Calvin pattern is a wrap dress and top with exposed bias binding that extends into long ties to form a bow closure. It has rings and sliders which create adjustable shoulder straps for an easy fit. View A is a short top that hits approximately two inches below the natural waist. View B is a straight dress that hits at mid calf.

Suggested fabrics: Light to medium weight woven fabrics that press well such as linen, chambray, rayon challis, silk crepe de chine, and cotton.

Fabric requirements: Extra fabric will be required for pattern/print matching or adding length.

Top // View A 45″ wide fabric, 0.7 – 1.1m (0.75 – 1.2 yards). 54″ wide fabric, 0.7 – 1.1m (0.75 – 1.2 yards).

Dress // View B 45″ wide fabric, 2.3 m (2.5 yards). 54″ wide fabric, 2 – 2.3m (2.2 – 2.5m).

Bias binding // 45″ and 54″ wide fabric, 0.9m (1 yard).

Sizing: approx. UK 8 – 20. Please check the size chart and finished garment measurements.

Notions: Coordinating thread, hand sewing needle. 2 of each – 1/2” bra ring and sliders. Optional : 1 x 1/4” sew on snap.

This sewing pattern is available in PAPER and PDF formats. The PDF pattern will be available immediately for download after purchase.

PDF pattern includes: Instructions; A4 digital pattern (30 pages); both A0 (2 pages) and US (36″ x 72″) copy shop files.

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Additional information


Cottons / Chambray / Lawn / Quilting, Linen, Rayon / Viscose / Crepe, Silk / Satin / Sateen

Make time

All day, Half a day

Sewing level

Confident Beginner, Intermediate


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

Pattern format


PDF Printing

30 pages

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