Gus + Steel

Ballet Top

$8 USD

Our ballet top is the perfect top for a little twirl, or not! With lots of options this fitted top has something for everyone. Mix and match the low back neckline with a peplum skirt or make a basic top with a little flutter sleeve.

You'll enjoy sewing this top over and over again which is perfect because they'll be asking for one in each of their favorite fabrics.


  • Short Sleeves Hemmed or Bands
  • 3/4 Sleeves Hemmed or Bands
  • Long Sleeves Hemmed or Cuffs
  • Gathered Bell or Circle Bell Sleeve 
  • Shoulder Flutter
  • Bands for Neckline with pattern pieces
  • Circle Peplum Skirt 
  • Gathered Peplum Skirt 
  • Full Length top with High Back Neckline
  • Full Length Top with Low Scoop Neckline


  • 0/3 - 10/11

Fabric Recommendations:

  • Any knit fabric with good horizontal stretch. 

Fabric Requirements: 


  • 0/3 - 12/18: 1 yard
  • 18/24 - 4T: 1 1/2 yard
  • 5T - 10/11: 2 1/2 yards

Basic Top:

  • 0/3 - 2T: 1/2 yards
  • 3T - 6/7: 3/4 yard
  • 7/8 - 10/11: 1 yard


  • Serger/Overlocker. You can also substitute a sewing machine with the zig-zag stitch in place of the serged seam.
  • Coverstitch (optional)

Pattern Type:

  • PDF - US Letter/A4, A0, Projector
  • PDF - Detailed Instructions with images

Skill Level:

  • Beginner to Advanced Beginner

Examples of Fit

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