Tilly and the Buttons Romy dress and top
Tilly and the Buttons Romy dress and top
Tilly and the Buttons Romy dress and top
Tilly and the Buttons Romy dress and top
Tilly and the Buttons Romy dress and top
Tilly and the Buttons Romy dress and top
Tilly and the Buttons Romy dress and top
Tilly and the Buttons Romy dress and top
Tilly and the Buttons Romy dress and top
Tilly and the Buttons Romy dress and top
Tilly and the Buttons Romy dress and top
Tilly and the Buttons Romy dress and top
Tilly and the Buttons Romy dress and top
Tilly and the Buttons Romy dress and top
Tilly and the Buttons Romy dress and top

Tilly and the Buttons Romy dress

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DIY RIVIERA STYLE

Upgrade your casual me-made wardrobe with this stylish (and comfy!) top and dress. The optional back ties or contrast binding add a fun twist to the classic Breton or t shirt dress.

Romy has a modern loose fit and high slash envelope neckline, with choice of cap, three quarter or full length sleeves for year-round style. Designed for knit fabrics, whip it up on either a regular sewing machine or overlocker (serger). Once you’ve made one, you’ll be hooked! 

Romy includes jargon-busting instructions, helpful sewing tips, and colour photos showing you each step – making it easy for you to create gorgeous clothes you can be proud to say you made yourself.

PRINTED PATTERN - You’ll receive a gorgeous printed package in the post containing full-scale pattern sheets and a colour instruction booklet. 

SKILL LEVEL - Improvers

FABRIC SUGGESTIONS Medium-weight low stretch knit fabrics such as jersey or interlock. You could also use ponte for the long sleeve version. Avoid anything too light-weight, drapey or clingy. If you’re making the back ties version, avoid anything too bulky.

PRINTED PATTERN - You’ll receive a gorgeous printed package in the post containing full-scale pattern sheets and a colour instruction booklet. 

 

SUPPLIES

FABRIC REQUIREMENTS

150cm (60in) wide

Version A

2m

(2 1/4yd)

Version B

1m

(1 1/8yd)

Version C

1.4m

(1 5/8yd)

115cm (45in) wide

Version A

3.3m

(3 3/4yd)

Version B

1.7m

(1 7/8yd)

Version C

2.2m

(2 1/2yd)

  • Matching thread
  • Ballpoint needle for your sewing machine
  • For back tie version: 0.5m (5/8yd) of 6-9mm (1/4in–3/8in) clear (swimwear) elastic and sharp all-purpose needle or microtex needle
  • Sewing machine and basic tools (a rotary cutter and mat are useful)
  • Optional: Overlocker (serger)

SIZES (BODY MEASUREMENTS)

Pattern sizes below are not applicable to the maternity patterns.

PATTERN SIZE BUST WAIST HIP
1 (UK 6 / US 2 / EUR 34) 76cm (30in) 61cm (24in) 84cm (33in)
2 (UK 8 / US 4 / EUR 36) 81cm (32in) 66cm (26in) 89cm (35in)
3 (UK 10 / US 6 / EUR 38) 86.5cm (34in) 71cm (28in) 94cm (37in)
4 (UK 12 / US 8 / EUR 40) 91.5cm (36in) 76cm (30in) 99cm (39in)
5 (UK 14 / US 10 / EUR 42) 96.5cm (38in) 81cm (32in) 104cm (41in)
6 (UK 16 / US 12 / EUR 44) 101.5cm (40in) 86.5cm (34in) 109cm (43in)
7 (UK 18 / US 14 / EUR 46) 106.5cm (42in) 91.5cm (36in) 114cm (45in)
8 (UK 20 / US 16 / EUR 48) 112cm (44in) 96.5cm (38in) 119.5cm (47in)