Named Syli Dress and Blouse



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Buy the Syli Dress and Blouse sewing pattern from Named. This dress and blouse are relaxed everyday garments with a loose fit. Both variations feature a gathered bodice, a shallow tuck across the chest, and a hemline that dips slightly longer in back. The neckline, finished with binding, has a back vent secured by ties. The calf-length dress has two deep tucks around the hemline of both the skirt and sleeves as well as in-seam side pockets. The 3/4-length sleeves of the dress have gathered ends finished with binding and ties. The blouse is hip-length and has straight half-length sleeves with turned hems.

This sewing pattern is available to buy in the following formats:

– PAPER (next working day dispatch on orders and FREE UK delivery over £50). Includes both the dress and blouse.

– 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?

Note if purchasing copy shop printing for the dress: Some of the pattern pieces have been split (to fit on the A0 sheets) and will need to be joined together.

Suggested fabricsChoose a light to medium-weight, non-stretch fabric. Depending on the desired result, you can select either a low-drape fabric or a fabric with a little drape. Cotton, linen, Tencel and rayon shirtings or dress-weight fabrics are recommended. You can cut the binding from your fabric or choose a pre-made binding. If your fabric is light or drapey, interface the pocket openings of the dress using fusible interfacing.

Fabric requirementsThe fabric requirements include a 5% allowance for shrinkage. Note that the fabric consumption may be greater for fabrics with a pattern and for fabrics that need to be cut in one direction.

Dress: 150 cm (60″) wide fabric: 315 – 390 cm (3 1/2 – 4 1/4 yd) // 115 cm (45″) wide fabric: 375 – 445 cm (4 1/8 – 4 7/8 yd).

Blouse: 150 cm (60″) wide fabric: 165 – 220 cm (1 3/4 – 2 3/8 yd) // 115 cm (45″) wide fabric: 210 – 255 cm (2 1/4 – 2 3/4 yd).

Sizing: XS – XXL (approx. UK 4/6 – 26, based on our standardised size chart). Please also check the designer’s size chart and finished garment measurements.

This pattern comes with plenty of ease. Check the finished measurements for your size and, if you wish, select a size smaller than usual.

This pattern has been drafted for a 172 cm (5’8″) tall person.

Notions: Dress: 4 cm (1 5/8″) binding, 390 cm (154″)*; fusible interfacing (if your fabric is light or drapey), 5 cm (2″) // Blouse: 4 cm (1 5/8″) binding, 210 cm (83″)*.

* Cut binding lengths from your fabric as suggested in the cutting plan, or use pre-made binding.

PDF pattern includes: Instructions; A4/US letter print-at-home pattern (dress and blouse: 48 pages / dress only: 48 pages / blouse only: 24 pages); A0 copy shop pattern (dress and blouse: 3 sheets / dress only: 3 sheets / blouse only: 2 sheets) // Layers: Yes // Projector file: No.

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Additional information


Cottons, Drape, Linen

Make time

All day

Sewing level



UK 4 / US 0 / EU 32, 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, UK 20 / US 16 / EU 48, UK 22 / US 18 / EU 50, UK 24 / US 20 / EU 52, UK 26 / US 22 / EU 54

Pattern format

PAPER, PDF BLOUSE, PDF BLOUSE + Printed copy shop (+£7.00), PDF DRESS, PDF DRESS + Printed copy shop (+£7.00), PDF DRESS and BLOUSE, PDF DRESS and BLOUSE + Printed copy shop (+£7.00)

PDF Printing

24 pages (blouse), 48 pages (dress)

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