Blanca Flight Suit
Closet Core Patterns
Buy the Blanca Flight Suit sewing pattern from Closet Core Patterns. The Blanca Flight Suit is a semi-fitted, highly customisable boiler suit pattern inspired by vintage workwear. With multiple sleeve and leg options, it can be made in a variety of fabrics and can easily be styled up or down.
Blanca features a centre front zipper, patch pockets that double as belt loops, an optional tie belt or buckled belt, a traditional shirt collar and a unique pleated back design. Customise your flight suit by adding a long sleeve, tapered sleeve with snap button, or short sleeve. The leg is cut straight, with the option to crop it or taper it at the hem with a leg tab. In addition, choose between a classic breast patch pocket or zippered pocket for added detail.
This sewing pattern is available to buy in the following format:
– PAPER (next working day dispatch on orders and FREE UK delivery over £50)
Suggested fabrics: For a structured look, use sturdy woven fabrics like denim, twill, canvas and mid to heavyweight linen and cotton. For a softer effect, choose mid-weight fabrics with drape, such as tencel twill, cupro or silk noil.
45″ (1.14 m) wide fabric: View A (Long sleeves and legs): Sizes 0-8 = 4 yd (3.75 m) / Sizes 10-14 = 4.25 yd (3.9 m) / Sizes 16-20 = 4.75 yd (4.3m) // View B (Short sleeves and cropped legs): Sizes 0-8 = 3.5 yd (3.2 m) / Sizes 10-14 = 4 yd (3.75 m) / Sizes 16-20 = 4.5 yd (4.1 m).
58″ (1.5 m) wide fabric: View A (Long sleeves and legs): Sizes 0-8 = 3 yd (2.75 m) / Sizes 10-14 = 3.25 yd (3 m) / Sizes 16-20 = 3.5 yd (3.2 m) // View B (Short sleeves and cropped legs): Sizes 0-8 = 2.5 yd (2.3 m) / Sizes 10-14 = 3 yd (2.75 m) / Sizes 16-20 = 3.25 yd (3 m).
Sizing: 0 – 20 (approx. UK 6 – 20). Please check the size chart and finished garment measurements.
Notions: Medium weight fusible interfacing (0.5 yd/m of 45″ wide interfacing); pocket lining (0.25 yd/m); polyester thread in matching colour; non-separating zipper (Use metal teeth for sturdy fabrics and plastic for lighter weight fabrics. Please note a longer zipper may be used and trimmed to size. A separating zipper can also be used if properly closed with a bar tack. Sizes 0-4=20″, Sizes 6-14=22″, Sizes 16-20=24″); point turner for collar // Optional: Topstitching thread in contrast colour; two 5″ non-separating zippers for zippered breast pockets; two 1/2″ snap buttons for optional tapered sleeve; four 5/8″ regular buttons for optional tapered pant hem tab; 1.5″ buckle closure for optional buckle belt.
Note: This pattern is available in an expanded size range on the designer’s website (PDF only).
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Denim / Corduroy, Heavyweight Cotton / Twill / Gabardine, Linen, Silk / Satin / Sateen
One to two days
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