Sku: S1099

 Pdf sewing pattern Violet ruched accent top and dress for knit fabrics

Basic fit: Fitted at the shoulders, bust and waist, high waist dress with a ruched front accent designed for knit fabrics. The front part of the bodice is fully lined. Offered with short, elbow or long sleeves. Can be made as a sleeveless top with the armholes finished with bindings. Optional inseam side pockets. Comes as a peplum top or a knee, midi or maxi length dress. This pattern is compatible with Valley skirts add-on. 

The pattern offers the following options:

View A - a peplum top with long sleeves
\View B - a knee length dress with short sleeves
View C - a sleeveless dress with a midi/maxi length dress

Techniques to master: pleats, serging, hemming, fabric manipulation

This pattern is designed to get professionally looking garment using a standard sewing machine. 

Comes with a detailed tutorial with step by step instructions and photos.


1. PDF tutorial with pictures (23 pages)
2. A4/Letter layered multisided  pattern in sizes US0-US30 / XXS-4XL PETITE/REG/TALL
3. A0/Copyshop layered multisized pattern in sizes US0-US30 / XXS-4XL PETITE/REG/TALL (2 pages)
4. Projector multisized layered pattern with a calibration grid in sizes US0-US30 / XXS-4XL PETITE/REG/TALL
5. Facebook group support


The pdf pattern comes in US0-US30 sizes in PETITE, REGULAR and TALL height range. 



The pdf pattern is a beginner (3/10)  level and moderately easy to sew. 
Takes 3-4 hours to finish (time may vary depending on your skills, equipment and supplies).


Light weight wrinkle resistant and well draping knit fabrics with at least 30% horizontal and 20% vertical stretch

Bodice main fabric:
US0-US30 0.6 m / 3/4 yards

Bodice lining (front only):
US0-US30 0.6 m / 3/4 yards

(depending on the size can be cut within the main fabric yardage or peplum/skirt yardage)

SHORT SLEEVE  0.4 m / 1/2 yard
ELBOW / 3/4 SLEEVE 0.6 m / 3/4 yard
LONG SLEEVE 0.8 m / 1 yard

For a sleeveless version 

5 cm / 2 in of lightweight knit fabrics with minimum 50% stretch like tricot, knit lining, lightweight performance, lightweight cotton Lycra/Spandex and similar fabrics.


Top length - 0.8 m / 1 yard
Tunic length - 1 m / 1 1/8 yards
Knee length - 1.3 m / 1 1/2 yards
Midi length - 1.7 m / 2 yards
Maxi length - 2.2 m / 2 1/2 yards

This pattern is compatible with Valley skirts add-on. 


  1. (Optional) 2 strips of knit fusible interfacing 25-30 cm x 1.5 cm / 10x 5/8 in for stabilizing pocket openings

  2. Knit or clear elastic 4-7 mm / 1/8-1/4 in wide equal to your waist measurement + additional 30-35 cm / 12-15 in long for stabilizing front neckline 

  3. Polyester / Cotton threads

  4. (optional) Matching overlocker threads, preferably wooly nylon stretch overlocking thread


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Our patterns come in extensive sizing range and each pattern offers Petite/Short, Regular and Tall options. All options included into the patterns.

We do not offer separate cup sizing for our knit patterns.

Cup sizes for different sizes you can find in the table below. The sizing letters refer to 'sewing cup size' which is measured as a difference between upper and full bust in inches. This cup sizing is different from bra cup sizing. As a general rule our patterns fit well majority of our customers without additional modifications. 


Full sizing guide for Women 

* Please note that some patterns have US0-US22 sizing included into the patterns. Check individual pattens to get that information. 

PETITE 152-160 cm /5 1” - 5 3”
REGULAR 162-170 cm / 5 4” - 5 6”
TALL 170-178 cm / 5 7” - 5 9”

More information: What is the difference between Petite, Regular and Tall

Sinclair patterns - PDF sewing sewing patterns sizing guide

Full sizing guide for Men 

SHORT 163-170 cm /5’4” - 5’7”
REG 173-180 cm / 5’8” - 5’11”
TALL 183-190 cm / 6’-6’3”
Sinclair Patterns Sizing guide for Mens patterns


Full sizing guide for children 

Our sewing patterns for children is are for 2 body types - Regular and Slim. Please note, that Regular and Slim sizing charts refer to the body type (vertical to horizontal measurements proportions) and not to the fit of the garment.

REGULAR sizing
Sizes A-R or D-R (check individual patterns for sizing)  
HEIGHT 56-164 cm / 22-64.6 in or 80-164 cm / 31.5-64.6 in
Appr. 0 Months - 14 Years or 12 Months - 14 Years

SLIM sizing
Sizes D-R
HEIGHT 80-164 cm / 31.5-64.6 in
Appr. 12 Months - 14 Years

Sinclair Patterns kids - sizing guide pdf sewing patterns

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This is a PDF pattern that is delivered as a downloadable file which you can further print at home, print at copyshop or use with your projector.
The files provided with the pattern are Read only. You cannot edit them.
You need to have Adobe Acrobat (free app) to open and print them.
You can use this pattern for your small home based sewing business, including manufacturing small batches of garments for sale.

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