I AM Patterns Hélios Outfit

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Buy the Hélios Outfit sewing pattern from I AM Patterns. I am Hélios, a sewing pattern with seven versions. With me, you can make an entire summer wardrobe!

I feature a top with adjustable straps, a straight neckline, bust darts and a slightly A-line cut. I can also be sewn as shorts, a skirt and trousers. These three versions have an elasticated waistband with a drawstring. My skirt is a full circle skirt with Italian pockets. My shorts are mid-thigh and also feature Italian pockets. As for my trousers, they open elegantly at the front of the leg as you walk, and are finished with a rounded shape at the hem. The bottoms can be sewn to the top to create three additional garments: a dress, playsuit and jumpsuit.

Four very simple designs, perfect for beginners, plus three combinations for a chic, casual and timeless look.

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 fabricsFlowy fabrics with a nice drape such as rayon, silk, lyocell, cupro, cotton crêpe, viscose crêpe.

Fabric requirementsTo calculate the total amount for versions E, F and G, add together the fabric requirement for the bodice (A) and the bottom of the garment (B, C or D) in your size.

A, E, F and G bodice: 140 cm (55″) wide fabric: 80 – 160 cm (7/8 – 1 3/4 yd) // 110 cm (43″) wide fabric: 150 – 160 cm (1 5/8 – 1 3/4 yd).

B (see note below): 140 cm (55″) wide fabric: 180 – 165 cm (2 – 1 7/8 yd).

C: 140 cm (55″) wide fabric: 110 – 125 cm (1 1/4 – 1 3/8 yd) // 110 cm (43″) wide fabric: 125 – 165 cm (1 3/8 – 1 7/8 yd).

D: 140 cm (55″) wide fabric: 215 – 230 cm (2 3/8 – 2 1/2 yd) // 110 cm (43″) wide fabric: 295 – 310 cm (3 1/4 – 3 3/8 yd).

NOTE: It isn’t possible to sew the skirt using 110 cm (43″) wide fabric. It also isn’t possible to use 140 cm (55″) wide fabric for a full circle skirt in sizes 46 – 52. Therefore, the skirt for these sizes features a lovely volume but isn’t a full circle skirt.

Sizing: EU 34 – 52 (approx. UK 6 – 18, based on our standardised size chart). Please also check the designer’s size chart and finished garment measurements.

This pattern is drafted for a height of 5’5″ and a B cup.

IMPORTANT: For versions F and G, to be able to slip into the garment, the garment’s bust measurement needs to be at least as large as your hip measurement.

Notions: Versions A, E, F and G: Two 3/4″ (20 mm) wide adjustable tri-glide sliders (with moving middle bar); 18″ x 28″ (45 cm x 70 cm) iron-on interfacing (optional) // Versions B, C, D, E, F and G: Elastic, 3/8″ (1 cm) maximum width; drawstring or tie, 3/8″ (1 cm) maximum width.

PDF pattern includes: Instructions (English and French); A4 and US letter print-at-home patterns (12 pages for A-E-F-G, 28 pages for B-E, 15 pages for C-F, 28 pages for D-G); A3 pattern (5 pages for A-E-F-G, 12 pages for B-E, 6 pages for C-F, 12 pages for D-G); A0 copy shop pattern (4 sheets); projector file. This pattern is layered so you can print only the size(s) you need.

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Additional information


Rayon / Viscose / Crepe, Silk / Satin / Sateen

Make time

Half a day, All day

Sewing level

Confident Beginner


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

Pattern format

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

PDF Printing

12 pages (A-E-F-G), 15 pages (C-F), 28 pages (B-E), 28 pages (D-G)

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