Romy Top and Dress
Tilly and the Buttons
Buy the Romy Top and Dress sewing pattern from Tilly and the Buttons. Upgrade your casual me-made wardrobe with this stylish (and comfy!) top and dress. The optional back ties or contrast binding add a fun twist to the classic Breton or t-shirt dress. Romy has a modern loose fit and high slash envelope neckline, with choice of cap, three quarter or full length sleeves for year-round style. Designed for knit fabrics, whip it up on either a regular sewing machine or overlocker (serger).
Suggested fabrics: Medium-weight low stretch knit fabrics, such as jersey or interlock. You could also use ponte for the long sleeve version. Avoid anything too lightweight, drapey or clingy. If you’re making the back ties version, avoid anything too bulky.
Version A: 115 cm (45″) wide fabric: 3.3 m (3 3/4 yards) // 150 cm (60″) wide fabric: 2 m (2 1/4 yards)
Version B: 115 cm (45″) wide fabric: 1.7 m (1 7/8 yards) // 150 cm (60″) wide fabric: 1 m (1 1/8 yards)
Version C: 115 cm (45″) wide fabric: 2.2 m (2 1/2 yards) // 150 cm (60″) wide fabric 1.4 m (1 5/8 yards)
Sizing: 1 – 8 (UK 6 – 20). Please check the size chart.
Notions: Matching thread; ballpoint needle for your sewing machine; for back tie version: 0.5 m (5/8 yard) of 6-9 mm (1/4″–3/8″) clear (swimwear) elastic and sharp all-purpose needle or microtex needle; optional: overlocker (serger).
This sewing pattern is available in PAPER format.
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