Bella Loves Patterns Freddie Jacket

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Buy the Freddie Jacket sewing pattern from Bella Loves Patterns. Freddie is a single-breasted boxy jacket with a round neckline finished with front and back facings. The jacket has side bust darts, side panels, and a centre back seam. Shoulder pads and sleeve heads create structure. The two-piece sleeves feature a vent with four sham buttons. The pattern includes two pocket options: single welt pockets with a button flap, or patch pockets. Freddie is fully lined and has an optional chain weight on the inside hem.

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: 

Main: Freddie was designed to work with tweeds/bouclé fabrics also known as “Chanel fabrics”. The fibres can be natural, such as wool or cotton, artificial or blends.

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

The light blue jacket in the photos is made of 100% polyester bouclé and 100% polyester lining. The dark blue jacket is made of 100% wool tweed and 100% viscose satin lining.

Fabric requirements: 

Height Group 1: 140 cm (55″) wide fabric: Main, 1.6 – 1.8 m (1.8 – 2 yd) // Lining, 1.2 – 1.4 m (1.4 – 1.6 yd).

Height Group 2: 140 cm (55″) wide fabric: Main, 1.7 – 1.9 m (1.9 – 2.1 yd) // Lining, 1.3 – 1.5 m (1.5 – 1.7 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 taller. 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: Lightweight woven interfacing; 20-22 mm (3/4″) buttons, six for View A or four for View B; eight 12-16 mm (1/2″-5/8″) buttons for cuffs; 1.2 cm (1/2″) wide straight edge tape; 1.2 cm (1/2″) wide bias stay tape; one set of 1.2-1.5 cm (1/2″-5/8″) tailor’s shoulder pads; small amount of thin wadding for sleeve heads // Optional: 3 cm wide plain hem tape; 5 mm wide chain weight, 1 m (1 yd) for sizes 6-14 or 1.2 m (1.4 yd) for sizes 16-22 // Note the front closure of the jacket can have 4 or 5 buttons depending on taste and size.

PDF pattern includes: Step-by-step instructions; A4 print-at-home pattern (22-23 pages for jacket, 19-22 pages for lining); US letter print-at-home pattern (24 pages for jacket, 21-22 pages for lining); plotter pattern (1 sheet for jacket, 1 sheet for lining); A0 copy shop pattern (2 sheets for jacket, 1 sheet for lining) // Layers: Yes // Projector file: No.

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Additional information



Make time

All weekend or longer

Sewing level



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)

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