Anthea Blouse and Dress
£14.50 – £21.50
Buy the Anthea Blouse and Dress sewing pattern from Anna Allen. The Anthea is a dartless blouse and dress pattern with puffed sleeves. All views button up the front with a fold-over placket and bias faced neckline. View A blouse has puffed sleeves that end at, or just below the elbow with a narrow bias cuff. View B dress has puffed sleeves that are 2” shorter than view A. Both the blouse and dress have a narrow curved hemline that dips down at the back/front and comes up slightly at the side seams. The dress includes a separate tie for those who prefer a more cinched in waist.
This sewing pattern is available to buy in the following formats:
– PDF (available to download immediately after purchase). What is a PDF?
– PDF pattern + Printed A0 copy shop (We print out the A0 pattern sheets, but you’ll need to download the digital instructions, as we don’t print these. The PDF files will be emailed immediately after purchase, and the A0 pattern sheets will be dispatched next working day). What is Copy Shop?
Suggested fabrics: Non-stretch woven cotton or linen in medium (5-6 oz) or light (3-4 oz) weight, voiles and lawns, or dress/shirting weight fabrics in various fibres such as cotton or silk may also be used.
Fabric requirements: Extra fabric needed to match plaids, stripes or one-way designs.
Blouse: 45″ (114 cm) wide fabric: 2 1/2 – 2 3/4 yd (2.3 – 2.5 m) // 60″ (152 cm) wide fabric: 1 1/2 – 2 1/2 yd (1.4 – 2.3 m).
Dress: 45″ (114 cm) wide fabric: 3 1/2 – 3 3/4 yd (3.2 – 3.4 m) // 60″ (152 cm) wide fabric: 2 1/2 – 3 3/4 yd (2.3 – 3.4 m).
Sizing: 00 – 22 (approx. UK 6 – 22/24, based on our standardised size chart). Please also check the designer’s size chart and finished garment measurements.
This pattern was drafted for someone 5’5” with a B/C cup. Both the blouse and dress can be lengthened or shortened as desired.
Notions: All purpose thread; lightweight fusible interfacing; 3/8″ buttons, 7 for blouse or 12 for dress.
PDF pattern includes: Instructions; US letter/A4 print-at-home pattern (50 pages); US copy shop pattern (1 sheet); A0 copy shop pattern (3 sheets).
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PDF, PDF pattern + Printed copy shop (+£7.00)