Part of our Rome Collection, the Cielo Dress & Top is an easy, breezy take on a boxy tee and shift dress. Loaded with interesting details and interchangeable features, it will fast become a wardrobe building favourite.
Choose between View A - a semi-cropped top with a cuffed short sleeve or View B - dramatic gathered long sleeves. For View C, make an easy fitting dress with sleek inseam pockets, or View D without pockets. All views have a slightly dropped shoulder, angled shoulder yoke and roomy fit, with a choice between an elegant bias binding or faced neckline finish.
Sewing level: Advanced beginner
Sizes: 0 - 20
Finished measurements: See complete final measurements here
This pattern can be made with a variety of fabrics depending on the desired effect. For a more structured shape, use light to medium weight wovens such as linen, chambray, or cotton shirtings. For a drapier effect, use rayon challis, tencel, cotton voile or silk.
YARDAGE REQUIREMENTS (45"/1.14M FABRIC)
View A (Short sleeeved top): 0-14 = 1.5yd / 1.4m, 16-20 = 1.75 yd / 1.6m
View B (Long sleeved top): 0-8 = 2.5yd / 2.75m, 10-14= 3yd / 2.75m, 16-20 = 3.5 yd / 3.2m
View C (Dress with pockets & short sleeves): 0-8 = 2.5yd / 2.25m, 10-14 = 3yd / 2.75m, 16-20 = 3.25yd/3m
View D (Dress without pockets and long sleeves): 0-8 = 3.25yd / 3m, 10-14 = 3.75yd / 3.5m, 16-20 = 4.25yd/3.8m
YARDAGE REQUIREMENTS (58"/1.5M FABRIC)
View A (Short sleeeved top): 0-8 = 1.25yd / 1.15m, 8-20 = 1.75yd/1.6m
View B (Long sleeved top): 0-14 = 2yd / 1.85m, 16-20 = 2.25 yd / 2m
View C (Dress with pockets & short sleeves): 0-20 = 2.25yd / 2m
View D (Dress without pockets and long sleeves): 0-20 = 2.75yd / 2.6m
- Lightweight non-stretch fusible interfacing (.25 yd / .25m)
- Polyester thread
- Marking tool
Model notes: The model Sheenah is 5'-4" and wears a size 6. Aisha is 5'-7" and wears a size 20. Aisha's top has been cropped 1.5" shorter than the original pattern. All bottoms pictured are the Pietra Pants & Shorts pattern from the Rome Collection.