Tilly and the Buttons Nell Blouse and Dress

Tilly and the Buttons

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Buy the Nell Blouse and Dress sewing pattern from Tilly and the Buttons. Meet your new favourite sewing pattern! Nell is a timeless, easy-to-wear blouse and dress that will be on regular rotation in your wardrobe. Simple to sew, this mix ‘n’ match pattern includes four blouse and dress options and four sleeve styles to choose from, plus optional patch pockets and the choice of a button-front style or on-trend tie opening. The only question is which version will you make first?

– Straight blouse, peplum blouse, or knee-length or midi-length gathered dress
– Relaxed fit bodice with bust darts
– V neckline finished with a facing
– Choice of a button-front opening or faux bow ties with hidden snaps
– Four sleeve options: short and straight, bracelet-length, flutter, or lined puffball
– Optional patch pockets on the bodice or skirt

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

– PAPER (next working day dispatch on orders and FREE UK delivery over £50)

– 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 woven fabrics such as cotton lawn, poplin, chambray, flannel, linen blends, Tencel (lyocell), viscose (rayon). For the puffball sleeve, choose a fabric with body that will hold its shape. The straight sleeve dress could also be made in needlecord or lighter-weight denim.

Fabric requirements: Quantities given are for puffball and bracelet sleeve. See note in chart for other sleeve variations.

140 cm (56″) wide fabric: Straight blouse, 1.8 – 2.6 m (2 – 2 7/8 yd) // Peplum blouse, 1.8 – 2.7 m (2 – 3 yd) // Knee-length dress, 2.4 – 3.3 m (2 5/8 – 3 5/8 yd) // Midi dress, 2.9 – 3.8 m (3 1/4 – 4 1/8 yd).

115 cm (45″) wide fabric: Straight blouse, 2.2 – 2.7 m (2 1/2 – 3 yd) // Peplum blouse (sizes 1-12 only), 2.2 – 3 m (2 1/2 – 3 1/4 yd) // Knee-length dress (sizes 1-12 only), 2.8 – 3.9 m (3 1/8 – 4 1/4 yd) // Midi dress (sizes 1-12 only), 3.3 – 4.6 m (3 5/8 – 5 yd).

Sizing: UK 6 – 34. Please check the designer’s size chart and finished garment measurements.

Notions: 0.9 m (1 yd) iron-on interfacing (similar weight to your fabric); 10-15 mm (3/8″-5/8″) wide buttons (or sew-on snaps for faux tie versions): 6 for straight blouse, 7 for peplum blouse, 10 for knee-length dress, or 11 for midi dress.

PDF pattern includes: Step-by-step instructions; A4/US letter print-at-home pattern (49 pages); A0 copy shop pattern (3 sheets) // Layers: Yes // Projector file: No.

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Additional information

Fabric

Cottons, Drape, Denim / Corduroy, Linen

Make time

All day

Sewing level

Confident Beginner

Size

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, UK 28 / US 24 / EU 56, UK 30 / US 26 / EU 58, UK 32 / US 28 / EU 60, UK 34 / US 30 / EU 62

Pattern format

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

PDF Printing

49 Pages

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