Aalto Top & Dress | Papercut Patterns


The Aalto is designed with timelessness in mind. A versatile piece, it can be made as a top or maxi dress with side seam pockets, centre front and back seams, a square neckline or beautiful twist neck detail. Whether you choose the classic straight across back or the gorgeous low back with optional tie, this dress or top is perfect for any occasion.

Sizes: 1 – 8 (NZ & UK Size 6 – 20) & 6 – 14 (16 – 34 NZ & UK)

Skill Level: Intermediate


Mid weight woven fabric (cotton, rayon, linen & blends)

Additional Information
Papercut Size

1-8 (NZ/UK 6-20), 6-14 (NZ/UK 16-34)

Designed for

Woven fabrics

Fabric weight


Skill level


Designed in

New Zealand

About the designer

Papercut Patterns design-driven philosophy ensures that their patterns are mindfully crafted, and beautifully worn. Their website offers visual tutorials and hack suggestions.