Size 6 months - Size 8
Dolly sizes: 15-18"
Stunning. Beautiful. Original. Whether for a professional portrait, special occasion photography, or just snapshots from a day at play, your child can be wrapped in the perfect portrait-style peasant dress. This pattern shows you how to create multiple forms of the classic peasant: an elongated top, empire-style long or short dress, and more. Add ruffles, tiers and more to showcase the flattering lines of your creation even more. Even better, a doll pattern is also included so your princess and her doll can look amazing together!
Our expert author walks you through this completely illustrated step-by-step instructions, with time saving tips and fully printable pattern. You love the peasant-style look. Make it your own with a beautiful creation to make your child's next portraits shine!
*Note: These are downloadable instructions for making a shirt/dress. This Ebook includes pattern pieces. Since it is a download, you will receive this by email and it will also be located in the "My Library" section of your user account immediately after purchase.
*Note: These are downloadable instructions and pattern for making an item. Since it is a download, a window will open to download and when you are signed into your user account at the time of purchase, it will also be located in the "My Library" section of your user account immediately after purchase.
Cameron, Callie - May 12th, 2013
Peasants made easy!
Wilson, Melissa - March 17th, 2013
Love this pattern!
Oliveira, Juliana - February 8th, 2013
My absolute favorite go-to dress pattern!! I've made it in at least 5 sized to date. For holidays, birthdays, vacations, pajamas etc. always comes out well, always gets compliments.
Deb - January 30th, 2013
Great pattern with clear directions, and nice pictures. I have used this pattern for the dress & top, and havce come back to it again & again. Lots of options to choose from for a different look each time!
Morgan, Lisa - January 12th, 2013
Great fun pattern! Very easy to follow directions are always great with these patterns. Possibilities of different outfits endless!
Swanson, Christine - January 3rd, 2013
My go to pattern if I need to whip up a quick top or cute dress. The pattern is well written and easy to follow!
Wendy - December 11th, 2012
Excellent patterrn. Very detailed and so many different options.
Womack, Christy - December 10th, 2012
Love this pattern. Very simple! Definitely a go to pattern for a cute shirt or dress.
abella, angie - November 25th, 2012
Love it and use it a lot!
Sipe, Kelli - October 23rd, 2012
Absolutely adore everything about this pattern. So easy to follow the directions and excellent options to vary it up!
bmr01 - October 18th, 2012
Staying Little - October 9th, 2012
LSwayze - September 28th, 2012
First of all - this pattern was VERY easy to make! However, I don't like the fit of this as much without the elastic at the waist. I highly recommend this one for the versatility and ease-of-use of the pattern pieces, though!! :)
Embellished Baby! - September 20th, 2012
I love this pattern. It is great great! Carla C makes all her patterns very easy to follow and understand.
liming, nori - August 30th, 2012
love this pattern! so quick & easy to put together! definitely a favorite!
Broach, Kathleen - August 11th, 2012
love this patterns
Emily C. - August 6th, 2012
Another great CarlaC pattern. So fast and easy with lots of options.
Freckles - July 13th, 2012
Great pattern and excellent directions. Very versatile, so many options I am sure I will be using this pattern for a long time to come
Glenn, Tiffany - June 28th, 2012
cute pattern really cute to monogram again another from my favorite designer!!!
Thortnon, Mary - June 18th, 2012
Super easy to put together. Great pattern Runs a little big
studt, jennifer - June 15th, 2012
Love this pattern! You can do so many different versions and it's so easy to understand the pattern! Love making this dress/shirt for my daughter!
besselman, amy - May 19th, 2012
always amazingly detailed!
litteken, amber - May 12th, 2012
AMAZING. One of the most versatile patterns ever. It makes an adorable night gown, and an amazing special occasion dress. I am always impressed by the patterns by CarlaC. This is a pattern you can use again and again for many different reasons.
KathyP - May 4th, 2012
very versatile pattern. I have made several already and super easy to sew.
CBmumof4 - May 3rd, 2012
FANTASTIC PATTERN!! I have used this again and again. So many different looks and it fits both my girls ages 3 and 7. We have made Summer dresses and tops, Winter dresses and tops, nightgowns and dressups!
Giddings, Robin - April 30th, 2012
Awesome as always!
Williams, Hope - April 26th, 2012
very versatile pattern - with GREAT DETAILED instructions!
Oelze, Cathy - April 4th, 2012
Just love this pattern. Have used several time and it looks great and simple to sew.
Mann, Camie - March 30th, 2012
Such a beautiful pattern. Lots of possibilities and always a great end result with instructions that are very easy to follow. Thank you!
smith, lisa - March 27th, 2012
I have used this pattern so many times it is about warn out, My sister is learning to sew, this is has turned out to be one of her favorites as well.
Costa, Vanessa - March 21st, 2012
Great pattern very easy to follow! I love the different styles I can make with it!
Carlson, Karla - March 14th, 2012
This is one of my most favorite patterns. It was clear and easy to make and my girls wear their night gowns all the time.
Pettus, Martha - March 13th, 2012
i have made this dress many times and love it.
Smith, Patsy - March 9th, 2012
This is an easy to follow pattern and sews up beautifully. It is my "go-to" pattern for a blouse for wearing under jumpers, as well as a beautiful dress! You can't go wrong with a pattern from Carla!
Mason, Roberta - March 8th, 2012
I've made several of these dresses and tops. So cute!!
Ramos, Marsha - March 7th, 2012
Love this pattern, easy to follow instructions!
Spoon, Susan - March 7th, 2012
sews up fast and looks super cute!
St.Gelais, Kelly - March 5th, 2012
This is my go to pattern! It is so incredibly versatile! The instructions are so clear, and it comes together so quickly!
Smith, Christine M - January 24th, 2012
I love this versatile pattern for dresses and tops. So easily to customize with different fabrics to give you a boutique look. I love that Carla breaks down how much fabric you need for each part. This makes it easy to customize with different fabrics. You can never go wrong with any of her patterns.
Southern Babies - January 23rd, 2012
My favorite pattern overall. Very easy to follow. Love that you can make a top, short dress or long dress with this pattern. Carla Crim is an excellent designer and this little pattern is a must have. YOu can do so much with this pattern. It's classic and fun. Perfect for any and all occassions.
Muscarella, Michelle - January 22nd, 2012
Bought this yesterday and I already LOVE it. I made a shirt for my little one and started a book with plans to make dresses, shirts, jambes galore! Thank's for a great pattern, with easy to fallow directions.
Hamling, Jeanne - January 18th, 2012
Tops, dresses, doll clothes, Halloween costumes, ruffles, no ruffles, nightgowns, princess dresses, I have made them all with this amazing pattern! This is one of my most used patterns of all time. No one makes patterns like Carla C.! She is the best at what she does.
Kristy'sCraftyCloset - January 17th, 2012
Another CarlaC hit in our house. I LOVE how quick and easy these peasants go together. And how simple carla makes them.
Winters, Shannon - January 17th, 2012
Fantastic pattern! Easy to follow instructions and fabulous results!
troy, marlo - January 17th, 2012
Easy and fun!
TJordan - January 17th, 2012
Great pattern and sews up so quick!
smith, paula - January 13th, 2012
Love this pattern. Very thorough instructions.
LENG, DONNA - January 12th, 2012
What can i say that hasn't already been said?? Carla C's patterns are AMAZING! They are simple to follow, the items are easily constructed, and the instructions are sooooo detailed that even the most novice of sewers could attempt them. Highly recommended to ALL :o)
Peppermint Street Boutique - January 12th, 2012
We've been making this pattern as a nightgown for both my girls plus their American Girl dolls. Very easy! I love the options for length, ruffles, and sleeves!
seaman, teresa - January 12th, 2012
firelite8 - January 4th, 2012
Love this! You can change the look with different kinds of materials.
5treasures - January 4th, 2012
I have three girls of varying ages but one pattern does it all and so many options. I love these patterns!
Reed, Laura - January 3rd, 2012
I made this for both my daughters and it was easy to follow. The instructions are exact and clear, and there are lots of options!
Crumpton, Rosa - October 5th, 2011
Great pattern, I've made 3 so far. Very thorough instructions and big size range, makes this a great deal. I recommend a bundle pack though, because everyone of Carla's patterns have been awesome! This is very versatile and it is a great starting out point for your own designs. Great for beginners and more experienced sewers.
Laura Pearce - August 1st, 2001
Very easy and fun to make. Carla's writing and attention to detail make her Ebooks a pleasure to work with.
Robbi - August 1st, 2001
Great directions, lots of instructions and pictures made it super easy and very quick to make. Lots of versatility and ideas!
Kristy - August 1st, 2001
I LOVE all the CarlaC pattern I have. They are easy to follow with LOTS of pictures and great instructions. PLUS I like how the updated pattern has the elongated version. I have made a few of those for my oldest daughter and she really loikes them, they seam more grown up that the empire bodice. THANKS for you hard work CarlaC.
Deborah - August 1st, 2001
I love, love, love this pattern! I made 2 different sizes of the elongated hem peasant top in no time. This is the easiest pattern I have ever worked with and my girls loved the fit. Can't wait to make more variations of this!
Tiffany - August 1st, 2001
I love all of Carla's patterns. I have made four of these tops now. They are so easy to make and Carla gives GREAT directions. The flannel PJ tops are just as cute as the Christmas fabric top that goes with the twirly skirt. This pattern is very versatile!
Kelli - August 1st, 2001
EXCELLENT e-book, very detailed instructions with great easy to understand illustrations! This is the third e-book that I have purchased of hers!
Vistra Knox - August 1st, 2001
This is the easiest peasant top pattern ever and it look great. Thanks.
Valerie Emerson - August 1st, 2001
I reach for this pattern over and over again! So versitile...I can make a nightgown, blouse or dress for summer or winter, dressy or casual in no time at all! The instructions are clear with plenty of fantastic pictures to guide you on your way. Another fantastic Carla C pattern - I could not live without this one!!
Sabrina Landrum - August 1st, 2001
This EBook is incredible. I love all the detail provided and I cant wait to start my first creation from this ebook. Pictures coming soon .... Thanks !
Shannon - August 1st, 2001
This has got to be one of the most versatile patterns available. Want a simple top to be worn under a jumper dress? THIS IS IT! Want a long underdress for under another dress? THIS IS IT! Want a cute, cute, cute layered ruffle dress that is guaranteed to get lots of compliments? THIS IS IT! The very basic pieces of this pattern make it perfect for even the newest of beginner seamstresses. The very clear, detailed directions that Carla provides are sure to have you coming back for more! (You MAY want to consider the TRIFECTA (Bundle Pack: Portrait Peasant Top, Stripwork Dress & Easy-Fit Pants) offered by Carla now - I can promise you won't regret it!) Enjoy & Happy Sewing!
Tina Brown - August 1st, 2001
Great pattern. canve a quick I need a cute shirt in an hour or a "oh my goodness" what a shirt in not much longer. GREAT GREAT GREAT