August 19 ~ Back to School Pattern: Music Box Jumper

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Oliver + S Music Box Jumper

Oliver + S Music Box Jumper, photo by Liesl Gibson

Here’s a sneak peek at one of the new Oliver + S Fall 2010 patterns! The Music Box Jumper can be sewn in two classic styles and is offered in sizes 6M – 4T and 5 – 12Y. This pattern is available for pre-order now and will be shipped on or soon after 9/7/10.

Pattern Info:
From the pattern package: Girl’s dress. Simple empire-waist jumper designed especially for beginning sewists can be worn alone or layered over a blouse or skirt in cooler weather. View A presents a softly pleated, mid-calf length skirt. View B gives an A-line skirt with a simple inverted pleat at center front and a decorative button tab detail. Both views button up the back.

WIN THIS PATTERN! Giveaway courtesy of Sew,Mama,Sew! Comment below for a chance to win. We’ll randomly select and announce the winner on Monday, and the pattern will ship on or soon after 9/7/10.

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192 Responses to August 19 ~ Back to School Pattern: Music Box Jumper

  1. Jessica tsd says:

    I love the patterns of Oliver+S but unfortunately I have not tried one. Perhaps one of these new patterns for fall 2010 will help me to buy one or two.
    And for the moment… Perhaps I can win?

  2. Mme Emm says:

    Such a cute dress ! And it seems so easy to sew !

  3. Jenny says:

    I love the dress done in chambray! Can’t wait for the new patterns.

  4. kate s says:

    Another winner from Oliver and S. Good thing my daughter likes to wear dresses!

  5. amy lowrey says:

    so excited-all of her patterns are so great!

  6. jess says:

    This pattern could solve all of my little girl’s fall wardrobe holes!

  7. jill says:

    Love it!

  8. Kris Chris says:

    Ah, I’m drooling! All the new O + S fall patterns are SO wonderful!

  9. Kate says:

    I love Oliver + S Patterns! They make a novice sewer look good!

  10. carrot cake says:

    Wow. This pattern is simply stunning! I love how you can go from casual to elegant, depending on your fabric choices. I love it!

  11. Robin E. says:

    Beautiful classic lines.

  12. Sarah says:

    That is definitely something I’d make for my five girls!

  13. Sakura says:

    I love the view B on this pattern! O and S patterns are sooo cute! Love them all!

  14. Katrina says:

    I think this is another Oliver + S pattern I need!

  15. Keri says:

    I LOVE this dress. I would LOVE to make it for my little girl! Thanks for the chance to win!

  16. Alyssa says:

    Cute! Classic style!! Love it!!

  17. Rebekah says:

    I love this!

  18. J. Harmon says:

    What a cute, classic dress. I love it!

  19. Caroline says:

    Love it! So sweet….

  20. ~Helena~ says:

    So Darling

  21. stacey says:

    so many good ideas here!

  22. kelli says:

    Ooh, another winner! I think this is so cute and versatile based on your fabric choices.

  23. maryellen says:

    I love this pattern! I’m so glad it’s offered in larger sizes, perfect for special events as girls get older.

  24. Marla says:

    sooo cute! I love the flaps on the front.

  25. Heidi Pojda says:

    Very cute pattern. Can’t wait for it to come out! 🙂

  26. Laura says:

    So classic! What better to toddle around in?

  27. Emily says:

    Can’t wait to try this pattern, especially view B.

  28. Sharon says:


  29. I love jumpers on my little girls and this pattern looks really cute. The pockets really make it different! Thanks for the chance to win. 🙂

  30. Natacha says:

    That pattern is lovely. Jumpers are so easy to wear, whether everyday or for special occasions.

  31. Tece Markel says:

    This is a great new pattern! I have two granddaughters for whom I sew and I’ve made them many Oliver & S patterns…they are so well written! Thanks for the chance in the drawing!

  32. Meg says:

    I really love this pattern!

  33. jen says:

    I love this pattern! I love Oliver and S patterns as well!! I am almost done with my first Ice Cream Social dress.. love love.
    I think these patterns are great for school uniforms, my daughter also has to wear navy/khaki/ with white or navy tops. Thank you for this post, it is very helpful. I think I can plan better now that I have seen some samples!!

  34. stacy says:

    Beautiful pattern, thanks for a chance to win!

  35. Charlotte says:

    Great pattern! Thanks for the opportunity!

  36. Marcia W. says:

    Perfect tailored dress for a young girl.

  37. Trisha says:

    Love the addition of the pockets in the top picture!!!

  38. PeachRainbow says:


  39. angelina says:

    her patterns are always top notch!

  40. Selina says:

    This is a cute dress and seems simple enough for a beginner. I hope so! I’ve been wanting to try and easy Oliver + S pattern.

  41. Love this pattern – thanks for the chance!

  42. Ester says:

    I just discovered Oliver + S. I absolutly love every one.

  43. bearmnt says:

    I want this for my girls!!! Its so adorable. its so hard to find patterns for school aged and infant and that actually match. super cute!!

  44. Kristina says:

    Love it, simple, classic and fun! I am thinking thin wale corduroy…I heart Oliver and S!!!!

  45. Maya says:

    I love the jumper. It is so cute I want to wear it!

  46. Vicki Blaylock says:

    This is such a cute pattern. I want to make this for my niece in England, it’s perfect for a back-to-school dress there as the weather starts to get chilly.

  47. Samantha says:

    I especially love that view B jumper. So cute!

  48. Jackie H says:

    I’ve always heard such great things about Oliver & S patterns and how you learn from making their patterns – this would be a great dress to learn from! 🙂

  49. Catherine says:

    I don’t usually like jumpers, but this one looks so elegant.

  50. Michelle says:

    What a classic dress and so cute too!

  51. Ellen says:

    soooooo cute! I love all Oliver & S patterns…

  52. Grace says:

    I LOVE this pattern. I could make one for all my girls!

  53. jacqueline says:

    I love the classic look of this cute little jumper! I’ve sewn two Oliver + S patterns and I have loved the results!

  54. Elizabeth says:

    This is perfect for my little girls – as are all the oliver+s patterns!

  55. Anne S. says:

    How cute!

  56. Marsel says:

    I have some lightweight corduroy that has been a longtime resident of my fabric stash…it would look smashing as this jumper!!!

  57. Melani says:

    This pattern is on my MUST HAVE list! Thanks for the chance to win!

  58. Robin says:

    Growing more and more fond of this company with each season.

  59. Emily says:

    This is the new pattern that I really wanted to try. It’s so cute.

  60. Samantha says:

    Lovely. I especially like View B with the little pockets.

  61. Imaan says:

    I can’t wait to get this pattern, bonus if I win it!!! Please count me in for the draw.

  62. Rach says:

    I like that this dress can be used for more than one season. It is so cute.

  63. Barb says:

    What a classic dress! Love it.

  64. Jennifer N says:

    I love this one. Wish it came in adult sizes for me, too.

  65. Krystina says:

    I can’t wait!

  66. Tara says:

    That is cute cute! I’m impressed by Oliver+S and their simple but awesome clothes.

  67. Chris says:

    I love Oliver + S- their patterns are so lovely and Liesl seems like such a fun person.

  68. ChickenJulie says:

    Just fantastic! The Oliver + S patterns are so easy to follow, too!

  69. Charity says:

    Love this pattern!

  70. Liz says:

    This dress is an easy classic, so versatile, I would love to get it!

  71. Leah says:

    Oh this is the best jumper. This is exactly what I’ve been on the look out for my girls. I would love this jumper pattern for all 5 of my girls to wear. Thank you to O and S for offering this pattern on here.

  72. Amanda says:

    I can’t wait for these patterns to come out!

  73. Joy says:

    That’s a lovely, elegant design – thanks for the chance to win the pattern!

  74. Alexandra R says:

    I love O+S so much and I’m really excited for the new fall patterns- especially this one- I love how clean it looks and I can’t wait to make one!

  75. Tanya Hug says:

    My daughter would just love it if I won this! We have been looking for a simple jumper pattern with little success.

  76. bruinbr says:

    This is too cute! I love the little pockets! Another great pattern by Oliver + S!

  77. Jen R says:

    Love it!!! Adorable pick, as usual SMS!!!

  78. S. Bird says:

    Commenting here and hoping to win. It’s lovely. 🙂

  79. Jennifer says:

    I adore Oliver + S patterns. This is a pattern I will definitely be purchasing if I don’t with the giveaway. ;c)

  80. Jennifer says:

    I love this pattern! I can imagine it so many ways, dressed up or down, and it’s so comfortable-looking.

  81. Amy Craven says:

    This is a really classic style dress/jumper. Endless possibilities!

  82. Trisha says:

    How cute!

  83. Stacie says:

    Love it!! Such a cute replacement for the standard uniform dress!

  84. Marlena says:

    My girl starts on Monday. I would love to win it. Thanks for the giveaway.

  85. Serena says:

    That is so sweet and classic!

  86. Mama Lusco says:

    Classic and sweet!

  87. Bonnie says:

    Love it! Everything I have made from O+S always works out well. Fingers crossed 🙂

  88. Kimberly B says:

    Just what I was looking for as my first attempt to make clothing. I love that it is for a beginner like me!

  89. Shirley Clark says:

    I enjoyed reading about the designer. Would love this one too!

  90. Sandy says:

    Love their patterns! So classic…

  91. Sarah says:

    I love this dress and can’t wait to make it for our daughter!!!

  92. Anny says:

    My daughter loves classics for her little girls and this Nana needs to make them matching outfits for this fall… This pattern would be perfect for a piece of wool I have been saving.

  93. Megan says:


  94. jes says:

    love love love it

  95. Kadybug says:

    I think I am going to have to preorder this one! That dress would make a perfect Christmas gift for my daughter.

  96. miktha says:

    perfect dress for back to school.
    Thank you for a chancew to win it.

  97. Love this pattern! My daughter is starting first grade and needs uniform pieces. This would be a perfect addition to her school wardrobe!

  98. Wanett says:

    Love the fall patterns!!

  99. Heather says:

    I love that and must have it!!!

  100. DianeY says:

    Absolutely love this pattern & the size range-it’s getting hard to find appropriate patterns for tweens

  101. Lisa says:

    I really love this pattern. It means that I have to get over my fear of buttons though…

  102. Cinnamon says:

    I love the simplicity of this design. I feel like I’ve seen it before (the 80’s?), but in today’s fabrics? Adorable!

  103. silver says:

    What a cute little dress!

  104. Sonicka says:

    I love Oliver and S patterns, and this one is no exception. I love it!

  105. Kate says:

    Adorable! I’d love to make coordinating ones for my two girls.

  106. Jeni says:

    Wow, so cute!

  107. Kristin says:


  108. annie says:

    I love it! Classic, simple….

  109. Shannon H says:

    What a classic pattern!! Would be perfect for fall!!

  110. Andria says:

    What a great pattern!

  111. Rebecca says:

    What a cute pattern! Love the button tabs on the front.

  112. April Hurley says:

    Oh my I can’t wait for the the new Oliver + S patterns to be out!! I have been wanting to learn to sew a box pleat. This would be a wonderful pattern for me to work on!!

  113. wendy says:

    what a sweet pattern!!!

  114. Jasmine says:

    View B is adorable!

  115. Malone says:

    Love this pattern. Even my very picky, doesn’t like dresses 7 year old daughter loved it!!

  116. Camille says:

    Too cute! I love that it’s a good pattern for a beginner!

  117. susyd9 says:

    Oooooo! I love it!! Classic, versatile and would look terrific in many different fabrics. I’ve made my granddaughter two Oliver & S dresses this summer and this one would make a great fall outfit!

  118. I have never made an Oliver + S pattern. I really love all that I have seen. I like how they have a nice classic look and are not the ‘trendy’ look. They are just beautiful. This dress is a great example of the classic look that these patterns have. I love it!

  119. Jody says:

    How cute is that!!!

  120. Tez says:

    Aww, I would love this dress pattern for my two girls! My Granny has gotten so she can’t sew very much anymore, she gave me a huge box of lovely wool in various weights, I can TOTALLY see a couple of them made into this dress!

  121. Wishing I looked that great when I was in school!

  122. teri pastorino says:

    it is so nice to see samples of this pattern line. i never considered ordering any because i could not view the patterns well. these are really cute.

  123. Ger Collins says:

    Love the pattern-looks simple enough for me to make

  124. Dominika says:

    What a lovely girl in a lovely dress! I adore it.

  125. I love all the photos of these Oliver + S patterns! I think she has great patterns, but the drawings on the package just don’t do the designs justice. Photos of the actual garments are so helpful:) I’m going to have to buy one now. . .

  126. Tong says:

    Very cute!!

  127. Anita says:

    I love this jumper! I have yet to try an Oliver and S pattern, I need to add it to my “to do” list.

  128. Cherie says:

    I love Oliver + S! Thanks for the chance to win!

  129. Heidi says:

    I love that dress with the faux pockets. It really adds to the dress!

  130. maryanne says:

    I love oliver + s!!!

  131. LIsa says:

    I need this! Have you seen the hoochie-mama clothing they are trying to pass off as little girl’s clothes this fall? Please don’t make me dress my girls like a juvenile delinquent!

  132. JaiCi says:

    this is DARLING!!! It would make a perfect dress for any age.

  133. Ms. Fine says:

    I’m in love with this. I love the simplicity and my daughter will love the details. I’d love a chance to win!

  134. sarah says:

    so excited to see some new Oliver + S patterns! Can’t wait to give this one a try!

  135. Amy says:

    That’s an adorable little jumper. It’s simple but can really take on different personalities depending on the fabric used.

  136. Sara says:

    Ooh, a new Oliver + S – such great styling, and a clean simple silhouette. Love it!

  137. Sarah says:

    The perfect classic jumper! I’d love to have this pattern and make it in all sorts of fabrics.

  138. Jeannine says:

    What a beautiful pattern, and I love what you did with it. The navy blue fabric makes it such a perfect classic choice for school. I cannot wait to get my hands on this pattern.

  139. Colleen Butler says:

    Thanks for the great chance to win this lovely pattern from Oliver +S

  140. Becca says:

    This is a beautiful pattern. Would love to win it!

  141. Kate says:

    This dress is so cute. I love the pleat in the front the button tabs.

  142. Jen says:

    Ahhh, so sweet!

  143. Juliana says:

    Beautiful! I love Oliver + S!

  144. Deb DeChurch says:

    What a classic pattern. Would love to win one.

  145. heather b says:

    This is too cute – a must for my daughter’s wardrobe!

  146. Kate says:

    Adorable pattern. Can’t wait to make a few.

  147. Suzanne says:

    What a sweet, classic jumper! I would love to sew one for my niece.

  148. Keri says:

    very classic!

  149. Thais says:

    I fell in love with this pattern the other day! Their new fall patterns are adorable!

  150. Adorable! I love it!

  151. What a cute pattern! I’d love to sew one for my 2 year old daughter or as a gift.

  152. beverlyanne says:

    This dress is so classic. I’ll make it for my grand daughter, but I want it for myself.

  153. I would love to win this cute little pattern.

  154. Stephanie says:

    Cute cute cute!

  155. Janet says:

    We love jumpers!

  156. Thats really cute. And looks uncomplicated which I very much like.

  157. Karen says:

    Always such classic styling with the Oliver + s patterns – lovely!

  158. Jenny says:

    a perfect jumper for school!

  159. Angela says:

    I love the simplicity of this dress.

  160. Marnie Peck says:

    This looks like such a cute classic dress. It is so hard to find a dress like this in the stores these days. It reminds me of the dresses my mom put me in. Love it!

  161. Sara says:

    This is really sweet–the pockets are a nice add on to an otherwise simple jumper.

  162. Em says:

    I love it! My daughter has to wear uniform clothes to school, and this could easily be made into her uniform – She would love it with a little pair of shorts underneath!

  163. Lauren says:

    Seriously? I was just drooling over this on her blog. It amazing!

  164. Deona says:

    What a cute pattern. Love little girls in jumpers! I might have to make these for my granddaughters!

  165. Sarah E. says:

    That’s adorable! I love it!

  166. Love it! Love it! Love it. Perfect for my beginner skills!!! Pick me.

  167. WandaFish says:

    Oh me, oh my, I just LOVE this! Simply gorgeous, a real must have.

  168. Julie W says:

    Cute pattern!

  169. amy says:

    So cute. Love the wide range of sizes.

  170. Leslie says:

    Sweet dress. I love it!!

  171. Beth says:

    That is adorable! I just looked at all Liesl’s patterns the other day. She is amazing! I would love to try one of her patterns.

  172. Kimberly says:

    Gorgeous in the sample! I want this one!

  173. Laura Hensley says:

    I love this! Wondering about the sizes though…seems different from other Oliver + S patterns. No size 4?

  174. April says:

    Adorable! Love the pattern! Would look cute on my daughter.

  175. sarah barnette says:

    Darling jumper!!!

  176. Mama Urchin says:

    I have some wool that would love to become this jumper.

  177. Valerie says:

    This is darling! I like the traditional style!

  178. Barb says:

    very classic! I love it!

  179. michal says:

    so cute.. I hope I win!

  180. Ange says:

    This dress looks adorable, and perfect for back to school!

  181. Papgena says:

    I’ve been adventuring on the refashion clothes world and being tempt to try make one from scratch…this would be perfect to start!

  182. Shasta says:

    A darling dress! This mama to a boy would love to win the pattern and stitch up lots of gifts!

  183. Kristy says:

    I am so excited about the Fall range, they are just great and this is one of my favorites!

  184. Jill B says:

    Oh I would LOVE this pattern! I was just looking at the previews on the Oliver + S website.

  185. Gill says:

    This pattern would lokk good with or without a shirt underneath!

  186. Alice S says:

    Oooooh. I want this one. I saw it when Oliver + S did a short preview on their blog a few days ago. Its on my wish list for this fall.

  187. Catherine says:

    I love Oliver + S patterns. They are beautiful and I learn so much when I use them.

  188. empirewaist says:

    Love love love! I can’t wait to see all the new Oliver + S patterns. Thank you, Sew, Mama, Sew! Your website never fails to impress & inspire me!

  189. sy says:

    the dress is so sleek and elegant, i love it.

  190. helen wright says:

    its loverly, a perfect little school pinifore (if done in school grey!)

  191. Melissa says:

    What a perfect little playdress! I love Oliver + S!!

  192. Too cute

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