Sweet Caroline! Caroline is a PDF pattern for a simple and sweet semi-fitted top, tunic, and dress. Caroline features a ruched upper bodice with cup sizing and gathered elastic arm and neck openings. Sleeveless or cap sleeves. Dress lengths include an optional ruffle and side seam pockets. Maternity mod instructions are also included. This top is nursing friendly due to the elastic neckline and ability to pull down the front bodice for milk access.
The Caroline Top and Dress features:
- PDF pattern and separate tutorial for knit fabrics
- XXS – 5XL sizing based on our women’s size chart (see last image)
- Sleeveless or extended shoulder cap sleeves
- Fitted or swing waistline
- Top, Tunic, Short or Long Dress lengths
- Optional side seam pockets for dress lengths
- Optional gathered hem ruffle for dress lengths
This listing is for a downloaded 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 (now with diamond corner markers) and layers.
The pattern pieces included are formatted for 8.5×11, A4 (typically outside of the US), and A0 printers. A Projector file is also included. 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 video tutorials on certain steps.
The Caroline pattern includes sizes XXS-5XL. The size chart and fabric requirements are listed in the last image. Want to make matching cardigans with your kiddo? Check out the Kids’ Caroline! Don’t forget you can save more by buying the Caroline Bundle!