Maven Patterns - The Rochester Top & Dress
The Rochester top and Dress by Maven Patterns has a relaxed fit, slight A-line shaping and gathered front neckline. Both versions have elbow length sleeves, deep centre back pleat, curved hem with side split and stitched facing (with optional topstitching).
Version A is a top finishing at mid hip, version B is a dress with a tie belt that finishes at the knee, with in-seam pockets. The pattern has guides so that you can easily lengthen or shorten to suit.
Level: Advanced beginner / intermediate
Sizes: 8 -18 (UK)
Suggested fabrics: Light to medium weight woven fabrics that will accommodate the gathered neckline and have some drape, such as linen, chambray, viscose, satin.
See image for sizing and material requirements.