Downloadable PDF pattern. Pattern is intended for personal use only and cannot be used for commercial purposes.
Size range - NZ/AU 6-28
Ability level - Intermediate (we have included some alternative sewing methods to make this pattern more accessible for experienced beginners)
A womenswear version of the Ava Top & Dress baby/toddler pattern. Features a postpartum-friendly loose fit and easy to wear silhouette, plus a breastfeeding-friendly front button placket. This style is designed to be put on and taken off easily, have easy access for breastfeeding & milk pumping, and to be easy & fun to wear for anyone, not just mamas!
Other details include an elasticated neckline with ruffle edge, voluminous raglan sleeves with elasticated cuffs finishing at the wrist & a gathered bottom tier (views B & C only) with ruffle detail at the seam. Views B & C have in seam pockets. View C has a slight dropped-waist seam with self drawstring.
Top A finishes at the low hip while dress B & C finish below the knee.
Recommended fabric - Light to mid-weight linen & cotton (e.g. lawn, poplin, double gauze) or rayon/viscose (e.g. challis, crepe, poplin).
A0 & A4/US letter pattern PDFs included. Sewing instructions & specification sheet PDFs are A4/US letter.
Dress C pictured in a mid-weight printed cambric cotton is size 10, worn by a 162cm/5'4" lady; B=87, W=72, H=92
Top A pictured in a navy floral voile is size 8 worn by a 162cm/5'4" lady; B=87, W=72, H=92.
Dress B pictured in a rust ditsy floral is rayon poplin.
Dress C in an olive gingham is mid-weight linen.
Top A in tan/black print is Liberty Tana Lawn (flat lay picture includes the Ava baby/toddler Top made from a pink lightweight linen - Ava pattern is not included).