Upton Dress


Size Size guide

Pattern format

PDF pattern available in sizes 12-32; printed pattern available in sizes 12-28. We will update the printed pattern to our new size range as soon as we can.

Make a statement in the Upton Dress, the most versatile pattern in your stash! This gorgeous fit-and-flare dress is tailored to your curves with flattering necklines, a fully lined bodice, and hidden pockets. Even better, the design is in your hands, as you choose from a scooped or V-neck, high or low back, and a gored skirt or deep, dramatic box-pleats. Let your creativity shine, while the Upton takes you from brunch to cocktails in style!

Want to add additional sleeve, bodice, and skirt options to your Upton Dress? An Upton expansion pack is available.

Product information


Advanced beginner


12 to 32 (PDF pattern), 12-28 (printed pattern), in three cup sizes (C/D, E/F, G/H). See Sizing Guide.


Main fabric: Woven fabric such as cotton, linen, double gauze or upholstery fabric. Heavier fabrics will give a more structured look. 

Lining: Lightweight woven such as cotton lawn, rayon bemberg or silk crepe de chine. 

Optional: interfacing for waistband (if using a lightweight fabric).


Universal needle, 22" invisible zip.


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Customer Reviews

Based on 78 reviews
My 'go to' dress pattern

I love this dress pattern. It is fun, flattering and flirty. I have made this dress now 4 times in a variety of fabrics and the end result each time has been the same. I always get complements on the style of the dress which does wonders for the self esteem. I am looking forward to expanding my wardrobe with the expansion pack.
I have had to play with the pleating lines when I have purchased fabric not wide enough to cut on the fold as I don't want a seam line down the middle and even though it was a challenge, it was completely doable. I can now make this dress in a week with no alterations needed. Thank you Cashmerette!

Finally a dress that fits!

Have just made the Upton. Woohoo no need to do a fba!!! Love love love it! I can see I will be making many more of this dress!!!

Thank you!

I have always sewn for my girls but have always been afraid to sew for myself as fitting is a big challenge. Enter Cashmerette. With only a few adjustments I made the Upton dress. Twice! And love both of them. I love wearing something that actually fits! Thanks you!

Beautiful Fit

This dress came out so lovely, the fit around the bust was so good I could not believe it was possible. Before I was always going up a size to fit my bust and it made everything else too big. This was perfect.

Upton Dress Obsession

I recently purchased the Upton Dress pattern And the sleeve expansion pack in a return to sewing after a long hiatus. What a revelation! I am a size 18-20 and normally am at the very top end of my most pattern sizing, having to make adjustments and often ending up with a garment that didn’t fit well. The Upton dress was a perfect fit at 18, and looked amazing! Even my muslin in $2 poplin is gorgeous, wearable and has prompted so many compliments at work. I’ve since made three more (linen, cotton and a rayon). I’m a teacher to having pockets is fantastic, and the modest neckline really suits my needs. I have used the cap sleeves the most (not really a flutter sleeve kind of girl). In all of these different fabrics and sleeves, everyone at work has been impressed with my sudden wardrobe expansion. Best of all, I feel comfortable, put-together and proud of how I look. This is a new and welcome experience. I can’t wait to explore more Cashmerette patterns.