Tessuti Alice Dress & Top (Intermediate)

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This smock style top/dress features a self lined yoke bodice with shaped armhole bands and a softly gathered body on front and back. The dress version includes side pockets. Suitable fabrics for this top/dress include lightweight linens, lightweight cottons, eyelet cotton, rayons, viscose and silk crepe de chine.

Pattern Details.

Sizes included: (AUS sizing) XXS, XS, S, M, L and XL

Size Chart XXS XS S M L XL
Bust 81cm 86cm 91cm 96cm 101cm 106cm
Waist 69cm 74cm 79cm 84cm 89cm 94cm
Hip 91cm 96cm 101cm 106cm 111cm 116cm
Meterage for Alice Top (112cm) 1.50mts 1.50mts 1.50mts 1.55mts 1.55mts 1.60mts
Meterage for Alice Top (140cm) 1.25mts 1.25mts 1.25mts 1.35mts 1.35mts 1.45mts
Meterage for Alice Dress (112cm) 2.40mts 2.40mts 2.40mts 2.45mts 2.50mts 2.55mts
Meterage for Alice Dress (140cm) 1.90mts 1.90mts 1.90mts 1.95mts 1.95mts 2.00mts


Notionsthread, 35cm tear-away Vilene, 40cm interfacing (optional)

Finished length of Alice Top (from centre back): Size Small – 27.5" (70cm) Note: You can lengthen or shorten this top at the hem.

Finished width of Alice Top (around hemline):  Size Small - 52" (132cm)

Finished length of Alice Dress (from centre back): Size Small – 38.5" (98cm) Note: You can lengthen or shorten this dress at the hem.

Finished width of Alice Dress (around hemline): Size Small - 59" (152cm)

Sewing Level for this pattern: suitable for advanced beginners, intermediate and super-advanced sewers.

Recommended fabrics: Suitable fabrics include  light weight linens, lightweight cottons, cotton lawns, rayons, viscose and silk crepe de chines. 

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  • 5
    This is just what I wanted In a simple top

    Posted by Marilyn Kelly on 9th May 2020

    Top is a simple top, which is fairly straightforward to make. Great to pair with trousers on a hot day