Esther's Ruched Top and Dress Sizes NB to 14 Kids PDF Pattern

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Esther’s Ruched Top and Dress is an easy and versatile pattern that you will want to make over and over again! The bodice is designed for use with stretch knit fabrics, but the skirt (s) can be made of either woven or knit fabric. Esther features a gorgeous gathered neckline that can be left alone as is, or can be embellished with any sewing trim of your choice.  It also boasts with two skirts, an underskirt and an overskirt for extra fullness and twirl.  If you are looking for a simple project, you can make it with just the main skirt.  As an added bonus, there are two lengths to choose from, dress or as a top length.    Esther also features our first ever ruched sleeve for that extra elegant touch to your top or dress.  Complete the look with a beautiful ribbon tie and you will have a staple item that your girl will absolutely love!


Difficulty Rating: Intermediate

*Fabric Requirement Chart shown as last image*


Here is what you receive:

  • Measurements for sizes Newborn to 18/24 mos. and 2T to 14 kidss.
  • A 28-page and a 45-page instant download pattern with thorough, uncomplicated step-by-step instructions accompanied by color photos that allow you to follow along with ease from start to finish.
  • Computer drawn pattern pieces you can print over and over again; no more patterns that rips or tears! 
 Please note that PDF patterns differ from traditional sewing patterns, and not all PDF designers have the same style. We prefer to give measurements for simple rectangles instead of rectangular pattern pieces to save your time, paper, ink, and tape. You will only receive pattern pieces for curved portions of the garment, and you will follow the cutting chart for the remaining pieces. 
If you would like to see an example of our style and try it for free, please download our free sample pattern HERE.
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  • 5
    Esther's Ruched Top & Dress

    Posted by Kathleen Senical on 17th Sep 2022

    I haven't made this yet, but I know from previous purchases that the instructions and end results will be awesome! I love all of the patterns I have purchased from CKC !

  • 5
    Who could resist?

    Posted by Darrine on 21st Jun 2017

    I have only been sewing for two years, every since my granddaughter was born but CKC Kids makes it so easy and things are explained so simply. Even if you are new to sewing you can follow these simple directions. Plus CKC gives you variety with each pattern and patterns can be printed as many times as you wish. My granddaughter is only 2 yrs old but I can print these patterns over and over for years to come as she grows. Thanks CKC!