Make an impressive shirt or dress. Learn to sew a beautiful button-down shirt or shirt dress with two-piece collar and stand. Our favourite feature is the pointed back yoke, which looks stunning highlighted with decorative topstitching or piping. Princess seams create a flattering fit on the bodice, with mock felled seams on the inside for a tidy finish. Rosa has three-quarter length roll-up sleeves with narrow button tabs, a gently curved dipped hem and optional patch pockets.
PRINTED PATTERN - You’ll receive a gorgeous printed package in the post containing full scale pattern sheets and a colour photo booklet to guide you through the steps.
SKILL LEVEL - Improvers
FABRIC SUGGESTIONS - Medium and light-weight woven fabrics such as cotton lawn, chambray, lighter weight denim, fine needlecord, double gauze, linen blends, viscose (rayon), shirting cotton.
Shirt (all sizes):
2m x 150cm wide / 2.6m x 115cm wide
Sizes 1-4: 2.2m x 150cm wide / 3.1m x 115cm wide
Sizes 5-8: 2.6m x 150cm wide / 3.1m x 115cm wide
- Matching thread
- 10-13mm buttons x 10 (for shirt) or 12 (for shirt dress)
- Iron on interfacing
- Optional: 2 spools of contrast topstitch weight thread and topstitch / embroidery needle
- Sewing machine and tools inc button hole foot
SIZES (BODY MEASUREMENTS)
|1 (UK 6 / US 2 / EUR 34)||76cm (30in)||61cm (24in)||84cm (33in)|
|2 (UK 8 / US 4 / EUR 36)||81cm (32in)||66cm (26in)||89cm (35in)|
|3 (UK 10 / US 6 / EUR 38)||86.5cm (34in)||71cm (28in)||94cm (37in)|
|4 (UK 12 / US 8 / EUR 40)||91.5cm (36in)||76cm (30in)||99cm (39in)|
|5 (UK 14 / US 10 / EUR 42)||96.5cm (38in)||81cm (32in)||104cm (41in)|
|6 (UK 16 / US 12 / EUR 44)||101.5cm (40in)||86.5cm (34in)||109cm (43in)|
|7 (UK 18 / US 14 / EUR 46)||106.5cm (42in)||91.5cm (36in)||114cm (45in)|
|8 (UK 20 / US 16 / EUR 48)||112cm (44in)||96.5cm (38in)||119.5cm (47in)|