Petits D’om Child/Teen Obélie Blouse

Petits D’om


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Buy the Child/Teen Obélie Blouse sewing pattern from Petits D’om. This blouse for children and teens features a bib and gathers at the front. The bib can be embroidered, decorated with ribbons, or made with another fabric. The front neckline has a unique ’rounded square’ shape, and there is a slit at the back (optional for larger sizes) closed by a fine cord or ribbon, button and loop, or hook and eye. The long sleeves are flared at the bottom and gathered at the cuffs with elastic for a nice shape. Or you can sew gathered cap sleeves, which can be embellished with your choice of trim, such as lace or mini pompoms.

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:

A slightly heavy, fluid fabric, such as viscose, will give your blouse a very nice finish. You can also sew it in double gauze, Liberty, plumetis, cotton satin, batiste, tencel. The lining of the cap sleeves must be cut from a fine fabric such as Liberty.

If a woven fabric is used for the bib, the rest can be sewn in fine jersey with a nice drape (such as viscose, bamboo or linen jersey). Thick jerseys should be avoided, especially for the version with cap sleeves. Be careful, however, when mixing stretch and non-stretch fabrics, as it will be more difficult to sew.

Fabric requirements: 

Main fabric: 140 cm wide fabric: Long sleeve version, 60 – 160 cm // Cap sleeve version, 60 – 100 cm.

Secondary fabric (if you choose to cut the bib in a contrasting fabric): 30 cm.

Thin fabric for lining the cap sleeves (required if you use decorative edging): 10 cm.

Sizing: 2 – 16 years. Please check the size chart.

Notions: Decorative trim to edge the cap sleeves, 60 – 110 cm (optional); elastic (maximum 0.8 cm wide) for bottom of long sleeves, 34 – 44 cm; to close the back slit: (a) 60 cm of fine cord/fine ribbon/braided DMC embroidery threads, (b) 6 cm of thin cord/round elastic + one 10/12 mm button, (c) hook and eye, (d) DMC embroidery threads to make embroidered button loop + 10/12 mm button.

PDF pattern includes: Instructions; print-at-home pattern (16 pages); A0 copy shop pattern (1 sheet). This pattern has layers so you can print only the size(s) you need.

Note: This pattern does not include seam allowances.

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Additional information


Cottons, Drape, Knits

Make time

All day

Sewing level

Confident Beginner, Intermediate

Pattern format

PDF, PDF pattern + Printed copy shop (+£7.00)

PDF Printing

16 pages

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