Coco dress or top – speedy sewing pattern by Tilly and the ButtonsCoco dress or top – speedy sewing pattern by Tilly and the Buttons

COCO TOP + DRESS

Regular price £15.50

BRETON CHIC, DIY STYLE

Now in UK sizes 6-24!

Fill your wardrobe with classic Breton tops, cosy knit dresses and sixties-style funnel necks – all from the same pattern! Inside you’ll find a step-by-step photo guide to making Coco on a regular sewing machine (no overlocker or serger required). Choose from top or dress length, boat neckline or funnel roll neck, long or three quarter sleeves with optional rolled cuffs and patch pockets.

This easy-to-use sewing pattern will take you through the steps to making the Coco top or dress, with jargon-busting instructions and photos showing you how to sew each part.

PRINTED PATTERN - You’ll receive a gorgeous printed package in the post containing full scale pattern sheets and a colour photo booklet to guide you through the steps. Alternatively you can order the digital version to print and assemble at home, or have the copy shop A0 option printed.

SKILL LEVEL - Confident beginners

BONUS TUTORIALS - Follow the detailed Coco sewalong on the blog for extra guidance and design variations. For help sewing knit fabrics on a regular sewing machine, sign up to our online workshop, Learn to Sew Jersey Tops.

FABRIC SUGGESTIONS - Medium weight knit fabric with very little stretch. Look out for interlock knit, double knit, ponte di roma, or feel the fabric to check it’s not too fine or stretchy.

SUPPLIES

  • Fabric (see below)
  • Matching thread
  • Ribbon or stay tape – 30cm (12in) x 6-8mm (1/4 in) wide
  • Stretch or ballpoint needle for your sewing machine
  • Sewing machine and basic tools

FABRIC REQUIREMENTS

 

 

SIZE 1-5

SIZE 6-8

SIZE 9-10

140cm (60in) wide

VERSION 1

1.5m (1 3/4yd)

1.7m (1 7/8yd)

1.9m (2 1/8yd)

VERSION 2

1.7m (1 7/8yd)

2m (2 1/4yd)

2.2m (2 1/2yd)

VERSION 3

2m (2 1/4yd)

2.2m (2 1/2yd)

2.4m (2 5/8yd)

VERSION 4

2.2m (2 1/2yd)

2.4m (2 5/8yd)

2.7m (3yd)

 

SIZE 1-5

SIZE 6-10

115cm (45in) wide

VERSION 1

2.1m (2 3/8yd)

2.2m (2 1/2yd)

VERSION 2

2.1m (2 3/8yd)

2.4m (2 5/8yd)

VERSION 3

2.5m (2 3/4yd)

2.6m (2 7/8yd)

VERSION 4

2.6m (2 7/8yd)

2.9m (3 1/4yd)

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SIZES (Body measurements)

Pattern sizes below are not applicable to the maternity patterns.

PATTERN SIZE BUST WAIST HIP
1 (UK 6 / US 2 / EUR 34) 76cm (30in) 61cm (24in) 84cm (33in)
2 (UK 8 / US 4 / EUR 36) 81cm (32in) 66cm (26in) 89cm (35in)
3 (UK 10 / US 6 / EUR 38) 86.5cm (34in) 71cm (28in) 94cm (37in)
4 (UK 12 / US 8 / EUR 40) 91.5cm (36in) 76cm (30in) 99cm (39in)
5 (UK 14 / US 10 / EUR 42) 96.5cm (38in) 81cm (32in) 104cm (41in)
6 (UK 16 / US 12 / EUR 44) 101.5cm (40in) 86.5cm (34in) 109cm (43in)
7 (UK 18 / US 14 / EUR 46) 106.5cm (42in) 91.5cm (36in) 114cm (45in)
8 (UK 20 / US 16 / EUR 48) 112cm (44in) 96.5cm (38in) 119.5cm (47in)
9 (UK 22 / US 18 / EUR 50) 117cm (46in) 101.5cm (40in) 124.5cm (49in)
10 (UK 24 / US 20 / EUR 52) 122cm (48in) 106.5cm (42in) 129.5cm (51in)

*Sizes 9 and 10 are included in the Coco, Cleo, Dominique, Stevie, Stevie add-on, Indigo, Indigo add-on, Bobbi, Alexa, Jaimie and Lotta sewing patterns and the Make It Simple book. We'll be adding these sizes to more patterns in the future, so watch this space!

Orders by post

Our sewing goodies are hand-picked and packed in our South London studio by either Frances or Kate, who put lots of love and care into each precious parcel that leaves us.

Kate and Frances will aim to get all orders packed and shipped within 3 working days.

We are using Royal Mail who are under extreme pressure during these exceptionally busy times. Please be aware that there may be a delay with Royal Mail during this period.  We very much appreciate your patience and understanding and ask that you don’t contact us about receiving your order until 10 working days after the order was placed for the UK customers.  

For our International Customers all orders will be sent using Royal Mail's second class service.  To Europe please allow 5 to 10 working days for arrival, to the rest of the world 7 to 12 working days. Things can take a little longer to arrive at international destinations, so please allow 30 working days after the order was placed before contacting us.

Customers outside of Europe ordering 3 or more patterns, a signed book and/or fabric or a kit will be sent using Royal Mail's tracked service.  

To the UK: To Europe: To the rest of the world:
Any number of patterns £2.00  -  -
1 - 2 patterns  -  £4.50 £6.00
3 or more patterns - £7.50 £19.00 (tracked)
1 signed book and / or fabric with any number of patterns £3.00 £10.00 £25.00 (tracked)
2 signed book and / or fabric with any number of patterns*

£5.00

£19.00

£50.00 (tracked)

3 signed book and / or fabric with any number of patterns* £8.00 £29.00 £75.00 (tracked)

*If ordering more than one signed books, each book will be sent as a a separate parcel.

Receiving digital patterns

Digital patterns are PDF files delivered to your email instantly, ready for you to print at home (or at the office – ssshhh!) on A4 or US Letter paper. You will also receive the copy shop A0 files for large format printing.

Full delivery + returns information

 


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