Tessuti Ruby Dress & Top (Intermediate)

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This simple sleeveless top/dress features a high neckline, cutaway armholes with self binding on armholes and neckline plus keyhole back opening. The style is slightly flared at the hemline and makes a perfect floaty garment for the warmer months. Suitable fabrics for this top/dress include light to medium weight linens or linen blends, rayons, viscose and silks.

Pattern Details.

Sizes included: (AUS sizing) 6, 8, 10, 12, 14 and 16

Size Chart 6 8 10 12 14 16
Bust 81cm 86cm 91cm 96cm 101cm 106cm
Waist 69cm 74cm 79cm 84cm 89cm 94cm
Hip 91cm 96cm 101cm 106cm 111cm 116cm
Meterage for Ruby Top (112cm) 1.40mts 1.40mts 1.45mts 1.45mts 1.45mts 1.50mts
Meterage for Ruby Top (140cm) 1.00mts 1.00mts 1.00mts 1.00mts 1.10mts 1.10mts
Meterage for Ruby Dress (112cm) 1.90mts 1.90mts 1.95mts 1.95mts 1.95mts 2.00mts
Meterage for Ruby Dress (140cm) 1.40mts 1.40mts 1.40mts 1.45mts 1.50mts 1.50mts


Notionsthread, 35cm tear-away Vilene, 20cm interfacing, 1 x 10mm button

Finished length of Ruby Top (from centre back): Size 10 – 25" (63.5cm) Note: You can lengthen or shorten this top at the hem.

Finished width of Ruby  Top (around hemline):  Size 10 - 54" (137cm)

Finished length of Ruby Dress (from centre back): Size 10 – 34.5" (88cm) Note: You can lengthen or shorten this dress at the hem.

Finished width of Ruby Dress (around hemline):  Size 10 - 64" (162cm)

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

Recommended fabrics: Suitable fabrics include light weight linens or linen blends, silk/cottons, rayons, viscose and silk crepe de chines or satins.