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Camilla Cowl Neck Top and Dress

(4 customer reviews)


The Camilla Top and Dress is the perfect addition to your capsule wardrobe!  You can dress it up or down with accessories.  The neckline is flattering on all shapes and sizes and the options help you determine what suits your personality best.  Even though the neckline looks sophisticated, this is a surprisingly easy sew!  I’ve tried to make it even easier by including links to tutorial videos.  Read below for more information on the options included in the Camilla Top and Dress.

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The Camilla Top and Dress has a beautiful silhouette than can be dressed up or down.  Even though it looks sophisticated, I think you’ll be amazed at how easily it comes together.

Options include:

  • Sleeveless, Short, Elbow, 3/4, Long, and Extra Long Sleeves;
  • Shirt, Tunic, A-line Dress, and Swing Dress;
  • Maternity option;
  • Band option for each sleeve length, including thumbhole cuffs;
  • Hem Band Option;
  • Optional Pockets for Swing Dress; and
  • Optional ruched sides of bodice.

As always…

This listing is for a PDF sewing pattern, NOT a finished product.  Your download should immediately pop up after purchasing, but you can also log into your account at any time and download the package again.  Your downloads will include a professionally drawn pattern with trimless pages and layers.  The pattern pieces included are formatted for 8.5×11, A4 (typically outside of the US), and A0 printers.  Please remember to NOT use the A4 pattern unless you are located outside of the US and own an A4 printer and A4 paper.  The A0 pattern is specifically designed for large format printing.  You have permission from 5 out of 4 Patterns to have this pattern printed at your local copy shop.  The separate tutorial download includes hyperlinks to help you navigate to whichever options you’re interested in doing.  It also includes professionally drawn images for each tutorial step as well as pictures for steps that might be a little tricky.  We take great pains to make the tutorial as clear as possible!  We’ve even included links to our YouTube channel, where you can find a video tutorials on certain steps.

The Women’s Camilla Cowl Neck Top and Dress pattern is available for women’s sizes XXS-5XL.  The size chart and fabric requirements are listed in the last image.

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4 reviews for Camilla Cowl Neck Top and Dress

  1. Joan Ellis

    This is a fun and quick pattern (once you have wrapped your head around the clever collar)! Sweet video to help with that. So many lovely variations.

  2. Carol White

    This is a very easy to follow pattern with direct links to construction video clips in the tutorial. The cut is flattering across all the sizes & body types. When you look at the finished product – you simply can’t believe how quick & easy it is to put together. The very first day I wore my first tunic out & about – I was asked several times where I bought it. You know you have a winner when that happens! I plan on making several variations of this pattern for my wardrobe. I also teach sewing classes & this will be in the lineup for students to purchase & sew during the class – I think it will be a great one for newbies. Thank you for such a wonderful pattern with all the extras!

  3. Annette Dilworth (verified owner)

    This dress has a lot of options, so the possibilities are endless. I had someone tell me I looked like I walked off of a Pinterest page while wearing it. 🙂 The tutorial is awesome, and even includes video links for some techniques. This is a quick and easy pattern, and easily ranks as a favorite for me.

  4. Brandi (verified owner)

    I have never been a huge fan of cowls for the fit and finickiness of the drape, however this pattern has totally changed my mind on that! This top/dress has a great fit! Its not too tight and not too loose. The cowl sits very nice and doesn’t show off too much cleavage. It also works as a great nursing top as you can just pull the cowl down. I have made a a shirt, tunic and swing dress so far and plan on making a few more. It is also a really easy, quick sew with easy to follow directions.

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