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Cowl Neck Dress PDF Sewing Pattern

Cowl Neck Dress PDF Sewing Pattern

PDF Sewing Pattern in sizes 8-20

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If you want to learn to sew with jersey, this pattern is the perfect introduction. A stylish jersey dress with an interesting cowl neckline, it ticks a lot of our boxes: simple to sew and easy to wear!

The construction is as straightforward as you can get: a front piece, back piece and a sleeve piece. That’s all you need! There are no darts, facings or tricky closures to contend with. You can whip up one of these babies in less than an hour.

Versatility is at the core of this pattern, and as well as a dress there is also a top option. And you can choose between long or short sleeves as the season dictates. Perfect for the office yet equally happy sipping drinks at the bar, make a few Cowl Neck Dresses and Tops and you’ll never be short of something to wear.

See what other people have been making in the Cowl Neck Pinterest Gallery.and on Instagram with the hashtag #soicowlneckdress.

Sewing Level

Fabric Suggestions

You can choose from a variety of jerseys for the Cowl Neck Dress & Top. We recommend heavier jerseys, such as ponte di Roma for the dress version, whereas for the top we recommend lighter weight fabrics, such as a drapey viscose jersey.

Pattern Sizes & Fabric Requirements

The Cowl Neck sewing pattern is available in UK sizes 6-20. See the chart below for details on fabric requirements. 

Bundles, Pattern Hacks & Add-On Packs

This pattern is not currently part of any bundles or add-on packs.

Tutorials & Sewalongs

Need a helping hand with your Cowl Neck Dress? Sewalong with Lisa over on our Youtube Channel. Extra help can also be found in our Cowl Neck Dress Sewalong guide over on our blog!

What will I receive?

The downloadable pattern file contains:

  • Printable PDF Pattern in sizes A4, US Letter & A0
  • Fully-illustrated printable instruction booklet

If you purchase the PDF Pattern + A0 Printing option, you will also receive your pattern printed on A0 paper in the post. Find out more about our A0 Printing Service here.

What is a PDF pattern?

A PDF pattern is a downloadable pattern that you print yourself at home on A4 or US letter paper.

Choose to add on A0 printing and we will print the pattern on our A0 printers and post it to you so all you need to access digitally is the instruction booklet.

If you're using the A4 or US letter options, simply download, print at home, tape together and let the sewing begin! When you print the pattern, print at 100% (you might have to uncheck the scale box). Print page 1 first, the square should measure 10cm x 10cm. Never used a PDF pattern before and would like some help? Learn everything you need to know in our handy Guide to Assembling PDF Patterns over on our blog!

Is this sewing pattern layered?

This pattern is not currently layered but we are actively working through our full catalogue of patterns to get them layered. If you would like to get this one bumped up the list send us an email to

Like all our patterns, the sizes are nested to make it easier to grade between the sizes, depending on your measurements.

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