Colette Dress and Blouse



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Buy the Colette Dress and Blouse sewing pattern from Camimade. Colette is the ultimate long summer dress. It is very comfortable to wear with its loose fitted empire line, wide sleeves and boat neck. Colette is effortlessly chic with front buttons and many pleats on both sides of a shaped waistband. The pattern also comes as a blouse, a timeless option that you can wear daily. Whether you choose to sew the dress or the blouse, prepare your sunglasses, a big sun hat and sandals!

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: Light to medium weight fabric such as cotton poplin, cotton lawn, cotton sateen, soft linen, seersucker, silk crêpe, etc. Regarding the samples shown in the pictures, the dress was sewn in a linen blend, and the blouse in a cotton poplin.

Fabric requirements:

Dress: 150 cm (60″) wide fabric: 1.90 m (2 ⅛ yd) for sizes A-D / 3 m (3 ¼ yd) for sizes E-H // 115 cm (45″) wide fabric: 3.60 m (4 yd) for all sizes.

Blouse: 150 cm (60″) wide fabric: 1.40 m (1 ½ yd) for sizes A-D / 1.90 m (2 ⅛ yd) for sizes E-H // 115 cm (45″) wide fabric: 2.50 m (2 ¾ yd) for all sizes.

Sizing: A – H (approx. UK 8 – 20). Please check the size chart and finished garment measurements.

Notions: Four 1.5 cm (⅝”) buttons; concealed zip, approx. 40 cm (16″) long; interfacing lighter than the fabric, 110 cm x 60 cm (1 ¼ yd x ⅝ yd).

PDF pattern includes: Step-by-step instructions with detailed hand-painted illustrations; A4 pattern (32 pages); US letter pattern (33 pages); A0 pattern (2 pages). This PDF has layers, so you can select your size(s) before printing.

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Additional information


Cottons / Chambray / Lawn / Quilting, Rayon / Viscose / Crepe, Linen

Make time

Half a day, All day

Sewing level

Confident Beginner, Intermediate


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

PDF Printing

32 Pages

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