(7 customer reviews)

Danica Top, Tunic & Dress


Prices are in Canadian Dollars
Instant download printable sewing pattern for sizes 6-12m to 14 youth.
The Danica Top, Tunic, & Dress is a versatile stunner for knit fabric with a plethora of options - there are 72 different possible combinations!

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IMPORTANT: The tie neck should ONLY be worn by young children while SUPERVISED. Please familiarize yourself with your local compliancy law and safety regulations before making and/or selling dresses made with the tie neck. Some regions have laws prohibiting clothing being made for children with ties of this length.

Skill Level: Confident Beginner. Video clips are included for several steps.

Recommended Fabric Types: Any jersey knit fabric with at least 50% stretch will work for this top/dress. The swing skirt option works best in a fabric with good drape.

Design Features & Options:

  • Four necklines – regular neck band, key hole, tie neck, or collar
  • Three sleeve lengths (short, elbow, long) plus sleeveless option
  • A-line or swing skirt
  • Top, tunic, or dress length
  • Regular OR relaxed fit option (snug or loosely fitted)

Tutorial Features:

  • Imperial and metric measurements throughout the tutorial
  • Size chart and finished measurements chart (VIEW SIZE CHART)
  • Fabric requirements chart (VIEW FABRIC REQUIREMENTS CHART)
  • Detailed printing instructions
  • Detailed pattern assembly instructions
  • Size blending instructions, for those whose chest and height fall into different sizes
  • Cut chart for rectangular pieces (pattern pieces also provided)
  • Detailed sewing instructions with illustrations

Pattern File Features:

  • Size layers – choose which sizes to print and save your ink
  • Prints on both letter and A4 sized paper
  • Pages can be assembled either by trimming your pages, or overlapping them (trimless method)
  • All important info provided on pattern pieces for easy reference (seam allowance, grain line, size labels, cutting instructions, pattern name, top and bottom for directional prints, etc.)
  • Optional band rectangular pieces to print (cut dimensions also provided in tutorial)
  • An A0 file is provided for those who prefer to print at a copy shop on blueprint sized paper, with no page assembly required
  • A projector file is provided, for those who are set up with a projector calibrated for use in pattern tracing or cutting

NOTE: This pattern was formerly the Drama Dress Jr by George and Ginger Pattern Company. A number of changes have been made, including edits to the collar, lining, and keyhole size; the addition of top and tunic lengths; a relaxed fit option with more ease in the torso, and more. Purchasers of the previous version can get a 50% discount off the regular price by using the last word (in the last sentence) on page 20 of the instructions file PLUS the last word (in the last sentence) on page 21 of the instructions. Enter the two words all in UPPERCASE letters, with no space. Please note, this code will not work if the pattern is already on sale.

Additional information

If you have questions about the pattern or need help, please feel free to email me at hello@gooberpeadesigns.com, or join my Facebook group below – many of the members can also help if I am not online right away. Please note, I do not offer phone support. 

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Frequently Asked Questions:

Can I sell items I make with this pattern? Yes! Purchasers are welcome to sell their finished products.

Can I share this pattern with a friend? No – purchase is for one copy only, please do not sell, share, or distribute this pattern.


7 reviews for Danica Top, Tunic & Dress

  1. Anonymous (verified owner)

  2. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Such a classic pattern

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  3. Anonymous (verified owner)

    not sewn it yet

  4. Anonymous (verified owner)

    I oughta make more of this pattern options! Loved my keyhole option, it was easy to do because it’s well explained.

  5. Karyn Russell (verified owner)

    Love the fit, ease of construction and many options of this pattern. Have made many for my daughter (with many more to come) and the large amount of available options on the pattern have allowed me to make each one unique!

  6. Anonymous (verified owner)

  7. Anonymous (verified owner)

    This dress is very classic and versatile. Easy to sew, directions are clear and concise. It’s a must have in my pattern collection.

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