(33 customer reviews)

Sugar Pea Tunic and Dress


Prices are in Canadian Dollars
Instant download printable sewing pattern for sizes 0-3m to 14 youth.
This twirly top and dress is a favorite with both kids and parents!

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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, but it looks best in structured knit fabrics like cotton lycra and french terry.

Design Features & Options:

  • Three sleeve lengths (short, elbow, long) plus sleeveless option
  • Tunic or dress length
  • Cuff option for long sleeves – including a grow cuff that folds up for longer wearability
  • 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
  • 1 page quick construction summary for those who don’t need as much detail
  • Links to full video sew along of cutting and sewing steps

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/cuff 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 Mini Swagger by George and Ginger. Drafting is identical for the original sizes 2T-14 in regular fit/tunic length. We have added baby sizes (0-3m-12-18m) and dress length, as well as a relaxed fit option (less snug in the chest) and optional sleeve cuffs. Purchasers of the previous version can get a 50% discount off the regular price by using the word at the top of page 10 of the instructions file. Enter the word in the discount code field at checkout, all in UPPERCASE letters, with no spaces. 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.


33 reviews for Sugar Pea Tunic and Dress

  1. Anonymous (verified owner)

    My daughter adores this pattern for all sorts of shirts and dresses. It is such a fast and simple sew that I can do it in a couple hours to satisfy my toddler

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  2. Anonymous (verified owner)

    This pattern is awesome. So twirly, so fun, great to show off a panel. Lots of fun with colour.

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  3. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Love this pattern! Easy to make and super adorable! Size 0-3 pictured

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  4. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Such a fun and unique top/dress

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  5. Anonymous (verified owner)

    My daughter really loves it, i'm gonna sew her another one

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  9. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Beautiful pattern perfect for the twirly girl

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  10. Andrea Clausen (verified owner)

    This is my go to pattern!

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  11. Anonymous (verified owner)

    One of my favourite patterns!

  12. Shannon T. (verified owner)

    Easy to follow and a wonderful addition to our closet!!!

  13. Anonymous (verified owner)

    I enjoyed making this. I made a 12 month and size 14

  14. Donna Sweet (verified owner)

    Absolutely loved making the Sugar Pea for my granddaughter. I'm fairly new to knits and found the directions super easy to follow ❤

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  15. Anonymous (verified owner)

    So cute, great instructions. Loved the fit.

  16. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Amazing Pattern! My daughters absolute favorite and my most used Goober Pea Pattern -RO

  17. Anonymous (verified owner)

    veru beautiful design. my daughter love it very much

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  20. Melinda Solomon (verified owner)

    Excellent pattern , easy to sew. The options r amazing

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  21. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Very cute shirt with good 'twirl factor'

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  24. Laurie Levert (verified owner)

    Loved making it; my granddaughter loves it.

  25. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Easier than expected. Took me ages to get the courage to see this up. Used less fabric and effort than expected

  26. Anonymous (verified owner)

    I use this one over and over, I love it

  27. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Came out beautifully, will make again

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  29. Anonymous (verified owner)

    The pattern was easy to read and assemble. My daughters love this one. The fit is great and I will continue make more of them.

  30. Rachel S. (verified owner)

    This is my daughter's favorite fancy top! If she says she wants a fancy shirt I know exactly what I'm making!

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  31. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Years ago, this pattern was my intro to PDF patterns. It is easy to follow and a fairly easy sew.

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  33. Brittanie V. (verified owner)

    Wonderful Pattern

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