Be Bold Top & Dress Pattern

$3.00 USD $5.95 USD


The Be Bold Top, Tunic & Dress Pattern is made for the woven fabric lover!! Lightweight woven fabrics make this top flow and drape so beautifully!  Fabric examples include, but are not limited to: Linen, Challis, Crepe, and Double Gauze. You will LOVE all the options that it includes!  Length options include: bikini, crop, shirt, tunic, and dress.  Sleeve options include: sleeveless, short, elbow, and long.  Elastic can be added to the hem of the sleeve or it can be hemmed.  You can add a ruffle or do one without.  You can make the bodice one piece or use the button-up option.  The dress has elastic in the waist to give it shape.  There is also an optional sash so that you can define your waist on the tunic or shirt versions.  The hem of the bikini and crop can have elastic added for a bubble look. This is a very versatile pattern! 


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.

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Fabric Recommendation:

This top is designed to be made lightweight woven fabrics.  


Button-up bodice option

Four sleeve options

Ruffle or without

Bikini,crop, shirt, tunic, and 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

Projector File with Layers

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. 











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Customer Reviews

Based on 30 reviews
Caroline Turner
Be bold

Really nice pattern and easy to make

Rebecca Tyler
Versatile and easy to make

I normally makes clothes for other peoples babies but wanted to make something for myself. I chose this pattern and it was super easy to make with only 4 peices of fabric. I made the bikini length with the ruffle. I matched it with the paper bag skirt and it looks like a dress when together but both pieces can also be worn independently. I am a beginner sewing and usually use stretch fabrics so this was out of my comfort zone but I can't wait to make another.

Flattering design, easy sew

One of my favourite patterns to date. So simple to construct and looks amazing on

Kristen Stewart

Be Bold Top & Dress Pattern

Easy for a beginner

This was the first item of clothing I ever made for myself, and surprisingly, it was pretty easy! I made the dress with rayon challis, and it is very light and comfortable.

Heather Evans
Cute top

Such a cute piece, easy to put together. I've already made it as a top with short sleeves and as a sleeveless dress with the ruffle. I'm planning to do the button down version next

Loved it so much that I created a sew along for it

I love this pattern. I actually created a sew along for this pattern on my YouTube channel.

I made one for me and one for my best friend.

Bold & beautiful


Kimberly Purvis
Beautiful dress with right fabric

The dress was easy to follow and sew but doesnt work well with DBP as I sadly discovered. Its too heavy of a fabric which pulls on the bodice. I do love my dress but need a lighter fabric

Amina Bandali
Very Good

It was clear and the right size. Made a dress for my grand daughter and she loved ti!

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