Maven Patterns - The Rochester Dress and Top Paper Sewing Pattern

$112.00 per metre
Tax included.

The Rochester sewing pattern has been designed with simple, understated styling and thoughtful details in mind. An easy to wear style with a relaxed fit and slight A-line shaping, and gathered front neckline. Featuring a deep centre back pleat, curved hem with side split and stitched facing. The elbow length sleeves have a deep stitched hem.

VERSION A | The Rochester Top is mid-hip length and great to wear with jeans.

VERSION B | The Rochester Dress is knee length with a self-tie belt and in-seam pockets


  • Available sizes UK 8-18. Waist from 63.5cm (25") to 88.5cm (35") and Hip from 91.5cm (36") to 116.5cm (46") and bust from 81.5cm (32") to 106.5cm (42")

Skill Level: Confident Beginner

Recommended Fabric:  Light to medium weight woven fabrics to accomodate gathered neckline; denims, chambrays, linen, crepe, cotton lawn


  • Matching thread
  • Fusible interfacing 20cm x 40cm
  • Elastic 1.2cm wide x 40cm