Evans Blazer

Hey June Handmade

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Buy the Evans Blazer sewing pattern from Hey June Handmade. The Evans Blazer is a classic, simple, unlined knit jacket in two views. View A has a traditional blazer silhouette with a curved centre front hemline, welt pockets, and a button closure. View B is a cropped angled jacket with a pointed centre front hemline and a draped lapel. Both views feature a shawl collar, side inset pieces, and a two-piece sleeve.

The Evans is the blazer pattern for everyone wanting that classic blazer silhouette as a layering piece without the headache and hassle of a fully lined and tailored woven jacket. It was designed to be a wardrobe substitute for other casual knit layering pieces such as cardigans and hoodies, for a slightly more polished look without sacrificing comfort or ease of sewing. The Evans works beautifully with just about any outfit, from workwear to sundresses, boyfriend jeans to skirts, and even cut-off jean shorts!

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: Fabric choice is the most important factor when making the Evans Blazer. Light to midweight sturdy knits are ideal. Stretch percentage isn’t very important, as long as it’s at least 30%, but recovery is extremely important. The fabric should “snap back” when stretched. It is important to note these factors despite the fabric label. For example, some sweater knits will work beautifully, as long as they are more tightly knit and have recovery. Conversely, some pontes may be too heavy. Look for fabric with a weight around 8 – 12 oz (250 – 350 gsm). With these caveats, the best fabrics for the Evans are ponte, double knit, rib knit, sweater knit, heavy cotton/lycra jersey, liverpool, and interlock. Note that just about any sturdy knit fabric will work for the jacket outside the lapel area. Heavier weight knits or knits without recovery will need extra tack stitches and/or stabilisation to lay correctly at the lapel.

Fabric requirements: 54″ (137 cm) wide fabric: 2.5 yd (2.3 m) // Fabrics over 62″ (158 cm) wide may only require 2 yd (1.8 m).

Sizing: US 2 – 22 (approx. UK 8 – 22). Please check the size chart and finished garment measurements.

Notions: Matching polyester thread; 1 yd tricot or knit fusible interfacing // View A: One 3/4″ button // Optional: 3 yd of hem tape or bias binding.

PDF pattern includes: Instructions; US letter/A4 print-at-home pattern; 36″ wide copy shop file; A0 copy shop file. This pattern has layers so you can print only the size(s) you need.

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Additional information

Fabric

Jersey / Knits / Scuba

Make time

All day, One to two days

Sewing level

Intermediate

Size

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, UK 22 / US 18 / EU 50

Pattern format

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

PDF Printing

42 Pages

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