Closet Core Patterns Nicks Dress and Blouse
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Buy the Nicks Dress and Blouse sewing pattern from Closet Core Patterns. Inject a little bohemian glamour into your wardrobe with the Nicks Dress and Blouse. In multiple variations with soft gathering and delicate details, it’s satisfying to make and a pleasure to wear.
All views feature a loose-fitting V-necked bodice with a gently gathered shoulder and yoke. The slightly puffed sleeve is gathered at the shoulder; choose between a short sleeve, or a long sleeve with an elastic gathered cuff. You may also choose between two interchangeable neckline finishes: a simple facing, or a bias-bound neckline with delicate rouleau button loops and buttons.
View A is a button-front dress with a comfortable elastic waist and three gathered skirt tiers. View B is a voluminous swing tunic with a gathered hip tier. View C is an elegant blouse with a faced neckline.
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: The Nicks Dress and Blouse shines in a variety of light to midweight wovens with moderate drape. For a flowy and ethereal effect, try rayon challis, viscose, silk crepe, chiffon, charmeuse, or georgette. For more body, try cotton shirting, batiste, voile, chambray, or linen.
View A (dress)
45″ (1.15 m) wide fabric: Sizes 0-2 = 5.25 yd (4.75 m) // Sizes 4-14 = 5.5 yd (5 m) // Sizes 16-20 = not possible.
58″ (1.5 m) wide fabric: Sizes 0-2 = 4.75 yd (4.25 m) // Sizes 4-6 = 5 yd (4.5 m) // Sizes 8-20 = 5.25 yd (4.75 m).
View B (tunic)
45″ (1.15 m) wide fabric: Sizes 0-4 = 2.25 yd (2 m) // Sizes 6-14 = 2.5 yd (2.25 m) // Sizes 16-20 = not possible.
58″ (1.5 m) wide fabric: Sizes 0-20 = 2.25 yd (2 m).
View C (blouse)
45″ (1.15 m) wide fabric: Size 0 = 2.25 yd (2 m) // Sizes 2-12 = 2.5 yd (2.25 m) // Size 14 = 2.75 yd (2.5 m) // Sizes 16-20 = not possible.
58″ (1.5 m) wide fabric: Sizes 0-2 = 1.5 yd (1.25 m) // Sizes 4-10 = 1.75 yd (1.5 m) // Sizes 12-18 = 2 yd (1.75 m) // Size 20 = 2.25 yd (2 m).
Sizing: 0 – 20 (approx. UK 6 – 20, based on our standardised size chart). Please also check the designer’s size chart and finished garment measurements.
This size range is based on a B cup bust and an average height of 5’6″. Please note that B cup does not refer to bra sizing, but rather to the difference in inches between high and full bust. A 2″ difference between those measurements is equivalent to a B cup.
Notions: Five 1/2″ (12 mm) buttons for View A and B centre front; 2 yd (2 m) of 1/2″ (13 mm) wide elastic for View A; 1/2 yd (0.5 m) of 1/2″ (13 mm) wide elastic for View C; lightweight fusible interfacing for View C facing, 10″ x 10″ (25 cm x 25 cm).
Note: This pattern is available in an expanded size range on the designer’s website (PDF only).
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