Bella Loves Patterns Fran Blazer

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Buy the Fran Blazer sewing pattern from Bella Loves Patterns. Fran is a classic masculine-style blazer with a straight oversized silhouette. It is single-breasted with a two-button closure, wide shoulders and shoulder pads.

The notched collar is adorned with a single buttonhole on the lapel. On the left side, there is a single chest standing pocket welt. At each side of the jacket bodice, there is a working pocket welt completed with a pocket flap.

Fran also includes a traditional two-piece sleeve with a vent and sham buttonholes. There is a vent on the back side. Fran is fully lined.

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: 

Outer layer: Suiting weight non-stretch fabrics such as wool flannels, wool mohair, synthetic wool suiting or gabardine.

Lining: Lightweight slippery fabrics such as satin, silk habotai, cupro, satin viscose, crepe de chine or acetate.

Interfacing: Fran requires two weights of interfacing – a lightweight woven poly interfacing for the main body, and a small amount of mid-weight for the chest area, under collar and collar stand.

Fabric requirements: 

Height Group 1

Outer layer: 140 cm (55″) wide fabric: 2.3 – 2.6 m (2.5 – 2.8 yd).

Lining: 140 cm (55″) wide fabric: 1.5 – 2 m (1.7 – 2.2 yd).

Lightweight interfacing: 150 cm (58″) wide interfacing: 2 m (2.2 yd).

Mid-weight interfacing: 150 cm (58″) wide interfacing: 40 cm (0.5 yd).

Height Group 2

Outer layer: 140 cm (55″) wide fabric: 2.5 – 2.9 m (2.7 – 3.1 yd).

Lining: 140 cm (55″) wide fabric: 1.7 – 2 m (1.9 – 2.2 yd).

Lightweight interfacing: 150 cm (58″) wide interfacing: 2 m (2.2 yd).

Mid-weight interfacing: 150 cm (58″) wide interfacing: 40 cm (0.5 yd).

Sizing: UK 6 – 22 (approx. UK 6/8 – 18/20, based on our standardised size chart). Please also check the designer’s size chart and finished garment measurements.

This pattern is drafted to fit a B cup size and has two height options:

Height Group 1: 160 cm (5’3″)
Height Group 2: 170 cm (5’7″)

Select the closest height to your body. If you are in the middle, choose the tallest. Both groups have the same width around the body – the only difference is in the length. If you are outside these height groups, you may need to alter the pattern length at the lengthen/shorten lines marked on the pattern pieces.

Notions: 2 buttons of 2 cm (3/4″) for front; 8 buttons of 1.5 cm (5/8″) for sleeve vents; tailor’s shoulder pads, 1.2 – 1.5 cm (1/2″ – 5/8″) high; wadding for the sleeve head or ready-made sleeve head; small amount of horsehair canvas for the sleeve head (optional); stay tape (bias and edge tape); matching thread; basting thread (no special thread required).

PDF pattern includes: Step-by-step instructions; fitting guide; A4 print-at-home patterns for blazer (31 pages for Group 1, 31 pages for Group 2) and lining (29 pages for Group 1, 29 pages for Group 2); US letter print-at-home patterns for blazer (34 pages for Group 1, 35 pages for Group 2) and lining (31 pages for Group 1, 35 pages for Group 2); plotter patterns for blazer (1 sheet for Group 1, 1 sheet for Group 2) and lining (1 sheet for Group 1, 1 sheet for Group 2); A0 copy shop patterns for blazer (2 sheets for Group 1, 2 sheets for Group 2) and lining (2 sheets for Group 1, 2 sheets for Group 2). This pattern has layers, so you can print just the size(s) you need.

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Additional information

Fabric

Wools / Suiting

Make time

All weekend or longer

Sewing level

Intermediate, Advanced

Size

UK 6 / US 2 / EU 34, UK 8 / US 4 / EU 36, UK 10 / US 6 / EU 38, UK 12 / US 8 / EU 40, UK 14 / US 10 / EU 42, UK 16 / US 12 / EU 44, UK 18 / US 14 / EU 46, UK 20 / US 16 / EU 48

Pattern format

PDF Height Group 1 (160 cm / 5'3"), PDF Height Group 1 (160 cm / 5'3") + Printed copy shop (+£7.00), PDF Height Group 2 (170 cm / 5'7"), PDF Height Group 2 (170 cm / 5'7") + Printed copy shop (+£7.00)

PDF Printing

29 pages (lining), 31 pages (blazer)

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