True Bias Sewing Pattern - Calvin Wrap Dress & Top


Make your own stylish wrap dress or top with this gorgeous pattern from True Bias.

The Calvin is a chic wrap bodice top or dress pattern, with exposed bias binding that runs into long ties to form a pretty tie closure. Rings and sliders on the straps create an adjustable fit at the shoulders, and offers a clean and simple design. The top version is a short top that hits a couple of inches below natural waist, while the dress version is a straight dress shape that hits around mid-calf.

Fabric suggestions: Light to medium weight woven fabrics that press well such as linen, chambray, rayon challis, silk crepe de chine, and cotton.

Additional supplies: Coordinating thread, hand sewing needle. 2 of each - 1/2” bra ring and sliders.

See images for sizing guide, finished measurements and fabric requirements.

  • Produced by True Bias
  • Sizes 0-18 (chest 32"-44.5"/waist 26"-38.5"/hip 34"-46.5")
  • 2 styles to make from the pattern
  • Skill level: intermediate