The Moana Dress Sewing Pattern from Papercut Patterns. Meaning ?sea ? in Maori, our relax fit dress or top features a ruffle waist that dips slightly at the back with gentle shaping though the body. The Moana dress includes bust darts, exposed back zip, back darts and optional gathered skirt. Suggested fabrics include light to medium weight woven fabrics with drape. Silk, Rayon, Tencel, Linen, Cotton.