Lotta Dress | Tilly & the Buttons


Lotta is a perfect dressmaking project for beginners or a satisfyingly speedy sew for more experienced stitchers.

It has a blousy bodice and flared skirt with a cinched, elasticated waist. Choose between knee or midi length with short grown-on sleeves or bracelet-length drop shoulder sleeves and optional deep patch pockets.


Fabric (see below), matching thread, for woven fabrics 0.2m (¼yd) iron-on interfacing (similar weight to your fabric), 2 safety pins, your waist measurement in 10mm (⅜in) elastic, sewing machine and basic tools.

Fabric Suggestions

This pattern includes options and instructions for both knitted and woven fabrics. Light- to medium-weight drapey fabrics such as chambray, rayon types, gauze, cotton broadcloth, linen, crepe, cotton lawn, seersucker, drapey jerseys, stretch velvet, lightweight terry.

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Additional Information
Designed for

Knit fabrics, Woven fabrics

Fabric weight

Lightweight, Midweight

Skill level

Beginner friendly

Designed in


About the designer

Tilly and the Buttons patterns are exceptionally well drafted and are accompanied by the best instructions in the biz! Check out Tilly's blog for sewalongs and extra tips.