Be Captivating Dress & Top Pattern

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The Be Captivating Dress & Top Sewing Pattern is a stunning look you will feel amazing wearing!!  It features short, 3/4 or long sleeve, top or dress length, and lined bodice. 

These are digital PDF Sewing Patterns.  They are NOT paper pattern that you would receive in the mail.  You will be able to download this pattern(s) immediately after purchase from your account or from the order email.  For more information on what a PDF Sewing Pattern is and how to use one CLICK HERE.

This PDF sewing pattern comes in sizes XXS - 5XL. 

This pattern was drafted for our Curvy Fit Size Chart that is drafted for the height of 5’5”/165.10 cm. The instructions include steps for adjusting the pattern for height differences if needed.

Curvy Fit Size Chart Sewing Pattern by Ellie and Mac PDF sewing patterns - Best Sewing Patterns

Fabric Recommendation:
This top is designed to be made using 4 way stretch fabrics with 50% stretch.  Structured fabric with excellent recovery is best used to make this dress or top. Fabric options include but are not limited to: Brushed Polyester, and Spandex blends.


Three sleeve options

Lined bodice

Top or dress length options

No trim pattern pages

Layers printing feature is included for this pattern for your convenience. 

What's Included:

Pattern pieces for all parts

English & French Translation

A0 Print Shop Pattern Pieces Option

Fabric Requirements Chart

Size Chart

Tips and Notes


Table of contents

Pattern Piece Diagram

Printing Instructions

Supply List

Step-by-step instructions.  Each step has a color photo for visual aid.

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This pattern is copy written.

You may use this pattern to create and sell dresses of your own. Giving credit to the pattern when selling would be appreciated, but not required.

You may not edit or recreate this pattern to sell.

You can not distribute this pattern to others.

You may not mass produce this pattern or clothing made using it.

I want you to love what you make and have fun making it.











These are digital PDF Sewing Patterns. They are not paper patterns that you would receive in the mail. You will be able to download your pattern(s) immediately after purchase. They will also be available in your account to download any time. For more information on what a PDF Sewing Pattern is and how to use one, click here.

Customer Reviews

Based on 49 reviews
Valerie W
Perfect casual dress

This pattern is super easy and makes a great dress to have for a casual event. I will deff be making a couple more.

Anga Klau

Be Captivating Dress & Top Pattern

Claire Stevens
Love It!

Love this pattern!
It's so flattering, I've a curvy figure, and it feels so comfortable to wear! Definitely my favourite Ellie and Mac pattern!

Jenny Sargent
South shore romper review

Cut out last night and made up in a couple of hrs this afternoon. Just right for this hot weather! ( shorts version using the skirt of a charity shop buy and a T-shirt to do back and half of the bands).

Tangye Ward
Perfect fit

I am highly impressed with the fit. I really did not expect the fit to be so accurate,but it is. I just love Ellie & Mac patterns!

Jennifer Powell
Much to love but beware

In fairness, I used this pattern to create what has become one of my favorite dresses. However, in the first iteration, the armholes and sleeves were too tight and the sleeve cap sat too high up on my shoulders. I redrafted the top to have more material in the arm hole and widened the arms. Luckily, I had enough material to redo the top. With these adjustments, the pattern is great. The directions are easy to follow and, if you follow the diagram, the printed pieces are easy to compile.

Cheryl Powell
Be Captivating dress and top

fun and quick to make, looks great on

Karin Andersson
Top version

I made the top version for a colleague who moved on to a new position. It was a great pattern to make. Turned out great. The directions were perfect and easy to follow.

Pascale Pollicino

Be Captivating Dress & Top Pattern

marilene Senecal

I like making this pattern, really easy to sew for beginner. Absolutely love the pattern. Instructions are easy to follow and the dress itself it a beauty. It makes me feel pretty.

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