August 11 ~ Back to School Pattern: London Peasant Top Dress

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Lila Tueller London Dress

Lila Tueller Designs London Peasant Top Dress, photo from Lila Tueller

The London Peasant Top Dress from Lila Tueller Designs includes options for a 3/4 sleeve with a paneled skirt and piped hem band, a short sleeve option with piped tiered skirt and narrow hem band, and bell sleeve option with non-paneled skirt and piped hem band. You can easily create lots of looks with this versatile pattern.

Pattern Info:
From the pattern package: A fabulously fashionable dress or top designed for girls in “tween” sizes 8-16.

WIN THIS PATTERN! Lila Tueller Designs has generously donated TWO London Peasant Top Dress Patterns. Comment below for a chance to win. We’ll randomly select and announce the winner on Monday.

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187 Responses to August 11 ~ Back to School Pattern: London Peasant Top Dress

  1. Rocio H. says:

    This is so cute! I would love to make these for my nieces.

  2. Kathy Glaves says:

    My retro granddaughter will look adorable in this dress! Love it!

  3. Deborah says:

    Love this dress…. would look fab on my little girl! Great giveaway.

  4. Jess says:

    My daughter so needs this dress for her birthday! Haha! Very, very cute! Thanks for the giveaway 🙂

  5. Tracy says:

    So cute! Choosing fabric for this pattern would be so much fun!

  6. Jayne says:

    I just finished my first ‘non-repair’ sewing project in decades…the “Miss Mary” dress from the Back-to-School features last week; x 2 = 2 grandaughters. I am sooooooo ready to dive into this beautiful pattern. Last week was the first time I ever bought a pattern over the internet. Next week, I may just buy some fabric 😉

  7. I love Lila’s pattern designs – so cute for young girls!

  8. Tabitha says:

    Oh, my Gosh! My daughter would adore this shirt!

  9. Lisa M says:

    Love this dress which it came in smaller sizes too, however my oldest granddaughter is 9 and would love it..

  10. Karen says:

    Love this dress! So cute, now if only I could make it for a five year old!

  11. gina snyder says:

    I love, love this pattern and just know that my soon to be 12yo granddaughter would love it too! I really NEED this!


  12. Susie says:

    Cute! I think this would be really sweet with some solid colors too!

  13. almamater says:


  14. These tops are so adorable!!

  15. Chiara Aldridge says:

    Cute dress/top! I like the look of it!

  16. Colleen says:

    Thanks for such a great giveaway. Love the pattern.

  17. Carol says:

    Now this is my kind of back to school shopping!

  18. bearmnt says:

    my daughter loves this!!! I love the way it lays. enter me please!!!

  19. Sakura says:

    Love this gorgeous top/dress! So versatile.

  20. Carla Siu says:

    I have one granddaughter. She is now 7 and going into second grade. She would look adorable in this dress! It reminds me alot of the “Twiggy 60s”, so I think the name London Peasant Top is very appropriate 🙂

  21. Iva says:

    Hip and stylish without being too prissy and fussy. This would be a great pattern to make up for my granddaughter.

  22. Gorgeous!! Wonderful for highlighting a truly great fabric. I would love to make this for my daughter.

  23. Judy R says:

    Love the dress. I have a neice to sew this for, and am preggo hoping for a girl!

  24. Deb DeChurch says:

    Love that dress!

  25. Mary Lou says:

    Cute, Cute, Cute.

  26. Love this! It’s fun to use so many different fabrics at once.

  27. Ms. Fine says:

    I love the versatility of this pattern! total dress or almost swing top type of length perfect for leggings. And the long sleeves. Hurrah for a designer who remembers that you get cold in the winter!

    I’ve love a change to win.

  28. Traci P.W. says:

    My 8year old is in LOVE with this top. She has already pulled fabric out of my stash!!!

  29. Jessica says:

    What a cute top! I love it! Great to see patterns for this age group!

  30. Melissa says:

    I want that in my size!

  31. Christine Martinson says:

    This is a really nice dress.

  32. Myra says:

    Pretty pattern

  33. Jen says:

    I LOVE that peasant top dress!

  34. Jennie says:

    enter me! 🙂

  35. Southern Gal says:


  36. Tong says:

    Love the dress, especially the sleeves!

  37. April says:

    Such a great pattern! Both my girls would love this.

  38. jessica says:

    Way too cute!

  39. Jenn Ward says:


  40. Amy Craven says:

    Awesome dress! Love it!!

  41. Heather says:

    What an awesome pattern!!

  42. Erin Waters says:

    This is one of the most stunning patterns for little girls (shouldn’t call them little, I know). It really showcases fabrics and looks really effortless…would love to win it

  43. Good tween patterns are so hard to come by – this one is lovely! A design both girl and mom can appreciate. Perfect!

  44. Caroline says:

    Oh my gosh – I LOVE IT!!

  45. Marci says:

    I so want to make this top. I am so inspired knowing my daughter would look adorable in it!!

  46. Christi G. says:

    This is so cute!

  47. Tisha says:

    I have 5 girls between 5 and 13 this is a perfect pattern for all of them!!

  48. Leah says:

    What a cute top! I’d love to win this to make for all 4 of my oldest girls.

  49. Karen says:

    I love it! I have been searching for dress’s that I can make my little girl. She is tall and most “little girl” dresses don’t work!!!!

  50. Julia says:

    Love this pattern!

  51. evelyn dalton says:

    omgsh! this is the coolest dress! thanks for showcasing it so i knew of all your great patterns!

  52. Mama Lusco says:

    Love this for big girls!

  53. Rita says:

    Oh, that is so adorable! I’ll have to look for this pattern!

  54. Seema says:

    Oh, these are so adorable…would love to make for my daughter.

  55. Melissa Williams says:

    love it! thanks for the contest!

  56. amy says:

    So cute! Wish I could make my daughter and I matching ones!

  57. Barb says:

    So cute! I’d love to make this!

  58. Suzie says:

    I love this pattern I would even enlarge it to make for myself

  59. Jennifer says:

    I really want this pattern! It’s beautiful and perfect since I have 2 girls! I love the design and that the sizes are tween!

  60. min says:

    Looks SO wearable! Do patterns like this have linings? Or are we in for hours of ironing at each wash? I’m always curious about that.

  61. Alyssa says:

    LOVE IT!!!!!! Seriously need to find something like this for me!!

  62. Susan Spiers says:

    My “girly-girl” granddaughter would luv this dress!

  63. Kristin says:

    Wow so cute! I might enlarge the pattern and make one for me too 🙂

  64. Nikky says:

    I am sewing the girls back to school clothes and this would look so sweet on my 13 year old…beautiful and fun design!!!

  65. Megan says:

    Darling. Need this one for my girls.

  66. jill baum says:

    I have lots of beautiful fabric just aching to be made into this adorable dress!

  67. Beth Kickert says:

    This top is beautiful!

  68. Crystal I says:

    I have three girls that this pattern would be great for. Thanks for the chance to win.

  69. Heidi says:

    What a nice dress/tunic.

  70. stacey says:

    how cute!!

  71. Sharon says:

    Love this top!

  72. Ruth says:

    C’mon,Baby, I’m feeling lucky!

  73. Jill B says:

    Beautiful – I love the versatility of the pattern.

  74. Kimberly says:

    So great to see beautiful modest things for tweens.

  75. Christine M says:

    Love the dresses. Pity it’s not in grown up sizes!

  76. Leslie says:

    cute cute cute! I hope I win!!

  77. Marcia W. says:

    Lovely Lila pattern! Would love to see it in an adults version.

  78. Faith says:

    Oh, yeah! I want that!

  79. Susan says:

    This would be great to sew for my niece! Love the fabric used in the photos!

  80. Jennifer says:

    2 CUTE cant wait to try for my little one…sooooo pick me for the give away!! 🙂

  81. Oh how cute! Please pick me so I can sew this for my granddaughter’s first day of school. And so her mother and her can fight over her not wearing everyday to school! teehee!

  82. Marla says:

    I love this and many of the Lila Tueller designs. Cute!

  83. Robin E. says:

    My tween looked over my shoulder as I was looking at this and said, “Oh, that looks cute.” I suppose that says it all.

  84. miktha says:

    this peasant dress looks different and unique with that sleeve style.

  85. sy says:

    piped tiered skirt sounds hard, but it looks so pretty.

  86. Marsel says:

    Wow, I think this one may be my favorite pattern yet in this series!

  87. Sonicka says:

    This pattern is gorgeous!!

  88. silver says:

    Thank you for the great pattern giveaway!

  89. serinda says:

    My daughter would love to have one! And I would love to make it for her.

  90. Suzanne says:

    This looks like a great pattern. I’d love to try it out for my oldest daughter!

  91. empirewaist says:

    I love all the patterns in your shop! This one is a show-stopper. It’s simply gorgeous, and all the variations make it so versatile. Love it!

  92. Latrilla says:

    Another cute outfit for my 13 year old daughter. If only she would wear it…….

  93. Andrea P. says:

    Great dresses! It’s nice to see something great for tweens!

  94. Annalisa says:

    Oh, wow! So cute. I’m so ready for a project like this.

  95. Belinda says:

    Great pattern!

  96. Kristin M says:

    Super cute! I have a niece that would look adorable in this!

  97. Charity says:

    Very, very nice!

  98. April says:

    Love this top! I’ve had my eye on it for a while.

  99. heather b says:

    I like how you can style it differently!

  100. Michelle says:

    What a beautiful dress….my daughter would love it!

  101. Shirley Clark says:

    I love coming here to see what great pattern is on the list today. This one is also adorable.

  102. briana says:

    Very nice!

  103. Mandy K Court says:

    So love this! it would be perfect for my three darling girls!

  104. So cute! My girls would go crazy for this!

  105. Jody says:

    Gorgeous!!!!!! Would love this pattern!

  106. Elizabeth says:

    Love this pattern!

  107. Nancey says:

    Would love to make some for my nieces. Thanks!

  108. Jen Higgins says:

    This is just gorgeous!

  109. DebbieKL says:

    Super cute!

  110. Serena says:

    Such a cute dress. I love the bow in the front.

  111. I adore this pattern! I must have one.

  112. Ang says:

    My girls would love this! Very very cute.

  113. Trina says:

    my nine year old, seven year old and I would all love this! It’s darling. Of course, for my 7yo I would have to figure out how to make it out of knit fabric.

  114. sarah barnette says:

    Love that dress!

  115. Corey says:

    This is such a great pattern!

  116. Shawn says:

    Wow, I’m imagining all sorts of colorful combinations for this one. Would love to add this to my pattern stash.

  117. Oh, I love her fabrics and patterns!! Thanks for the chance!

  118. Jennifer says:

    So cute! I want this dress in my size!

  119. Rochelle says:

    This dress is beautiful and it doesn’t have to be super-short to be cute! I like it for my daughter!!

  120. Kelli says:

    Oh my goodness, I LOVE this pattern. I have idea after idea piling in my head right now of dresses and tops to make with this one. I would love to win it!

  121. Alisa says:

    Another pattern for Autumn! Looks great.

  122. Kallie says:

    Please, Please! I want it!;)

  123. Dana says:

    Love the dress! It’s gorgeous!

  124. Cathy M says:

    Cute, cute, cute.

  125. Rebecca says:

    All 3 of my girls would love this!! I now know my next project for their back to school wardrobes.

  126. Ana says:

    Beautiful dress! I would love to try my hand at it.

  127. Maria says:

    Very sweet dress!! I would love to make a pair of these for my daughters. Thanks for the chance!

  128. PeachRainbow says:

    Love this!

  129. Tami says:

    If I don’t win this pattern, I think I’ll have to buy it! It is so Cute and the possibilities are endless!

  130. Bekah says:

    I want a pattern like this for me!! Once again, great pattern.

  131. Alex says:

    This would be so perfect for my 13yr old daughter. I never win anything, but I still had to try!
    Crossing my fingers!

  132. sarah says:

    Love this! The bell sleeves are so cute!

  133. teri pastorino says:

    very cute, this would be a versatile piece for me to make for my daughter

  134. Jennifer says:

    very pretty and unique!

  135. Rebekah says:

    This pattern is awesome!

  136. Narelle says:

    so cute!

  137. Gaylen says:

    My granddaughter would be so so cute in this top. Love it to pieces. Gaylen

  138. Heather Miller says:

    My 8 year old would love to wear this!!!

  139. kimmysuv says:

    Love it!

  140. Jenn-It'sSewSweet says:

    I showed this pattern to my 6 year old daughter and I think she’s in love!

  141. Martha says:

    Finally, a pattern that my 11 year old loves! THANKS

  142. Tara says:

    Cute dress! love to make some for my daughters.

  143. corinne says:

    fantastic. would love to try this!

  144. Cathy says:

    Cute! It’s nice to see patterns for girls in these sizes. I would totally make this for my kids.

  145. Tabitha says:

    That’s a cute little dress! I like the other version on the pattern cover too – very cute for my daughter!

  146. Skakidkate says:

    These are SOOOO cute!!!

  147. skippingdaisies says:

    Another fantastic pattern of Lila’s and how generous of her to offer as a giveaway. Would love to win this pick me, pick me, pick me!!!!

  148. Heidi says:

    This pattern is so cute! I would love to make it for my very cute green eyed, dark haired beauty! She is a top/dress hound! Oh, pick me, pick me!


  149. pastrymama says:

    OOOOhhhhhhhh, I love this pattern! Beautiful beautiful.

  150. Amy S says:

    Great pattern!

  151. Claire says:

    cool tops!!!

  152. rachel says:

    what a cute dress!! Thanks for the introduction to her patterns!!!

  153. Jennifer G says:

    Beautiful top! Thanks for the giveaway.

  154. Amber says:

    Oooh, what a sassy dress! My daughter would *love* to strut her stuff is this dress!

  155. Karen Compton says:

    Too bad this doesn’t come smaller. My 5 year old would wear that. I guess I’d just have to stash it for later.

  156. Julie W. says:

    What a cute top/dress!!

  157. Jody says:

    Such a cute top. I have 4 grand daughters that would love one!

  158. jaici says:

    TOO cute! I would love this for my daughter!

  159. mamabird says:

    I have a niece who would look wonderful in this!

  160. Kiki says:

    Beyond adorable! I’d love to make these for my girls!!

  161. Marissa M says:

    I love this pattern! So cute!

  162. Trisha says:

    This would be super cute on my older daughter. I love the bell sleeves!

  163. Heidi says:

    It’s gorgeous!

  164. Diane says:

    I would love this fabulous pattern for my 11 year old daughter

  165. Kristy says:

    I love it. Anything with ruffles…I wish I were better at making them!

  166. jackie says:

    The dress is lovely, i love how it can be made longer into a dress or shorter and worn over jeans or leggins.

  167. Gretchen says:

    Cute top! Would love to make one for my niece!

  168. My grl would love these!

  169. Jannike says:


  170. I would love to win this pattern to try out a new style on my girls.

  171. Tracy says:

    I love this top with all the options….so cute!

  172. Sara says:

    OH.My.Gosh. that is sooo CUTE!!! I really love the fabric chosen and the pattern is so great:)

  173. Heather says:

    I love this! I have older girls and its so hard to find cute patterns that are not too mature for their age!!

  174. Mama Urchin says:

    This pattern is on my wishlist. It’s so hard to find good tween sized clothes, so making them is one of the best options.

  175. Tonia says:

    This is so cute! I wish it was in my size.

  176. Gill says:

    Sew cute! I’d love to make this!!

  177. So adorable!

  178. Evie says:

    These look great!!! I love it so much!

  179. shannon says:

    what a cute dress! would love to try to make this for my 8 year old! 🙂

  180. Leila says:

    that’s such a cute top! Wish I had a girl to make it for.

  181. amber says:

    oh, adorable dress!

  182. helen wright says:

    whoop whoop!

  183. Melissa says:

    This is adorable and I want to make it work as a modest dress for my tall 4 year old!

  184. Christie says:

    I’d love to win! These are so adorable!

  185. yngla says:

    Beautiful dress!Please count me in in the giveaway!

  186. Tracy says:

    Gorgeous dress! It looks perfect for tweens!

  187. Katie says:

    This is a gorgeous boho style dress.

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