Paper Theory Patterns Zadie Jumpsuit

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Buy the Zadie Jumpsuit sewing pattern from Paper Theory Patterns. The Zadie Jumpsuit is a relaxed and easy to wear one piece that comes with the option of wide 3/4 length sleeves or sleeveless with a dropped shoulder. It wraps around the body and fastens with a tie so there is no need for buttons or a zip – making it quick and easy to sew, and quick and easy to get on and off. The legs are cut wide and skim above the ankle. There are deep slant pockets on the front, with small pleats at the waist on the front and back. The neck edge is finished with a bias binding. You will learn to make your own bias binding and apply it to the neckline. You will also learn how to create a slant trouser pocket. The rest of the techniques are standard straight stitching and hemming.

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). Choose sizes 6 – 20 or sizes 16 – 28. What is Copy Shop?

Suggested fabric: This pattern was designed especially for woven, medium weight fabrics like cotton and linen and would look great in fabric that has a draped quality like crepe, viscose twill or satin. It would also make up well in some heavier fabrics like drill and light weight denim. It is possible to make this in knit or stretch fabrics like jersey but the binding technique around the neck is tricky in a stretch fabric so be warned that would take the difficulty degree up a few notches.

Fabric requirements: Option A (sleeves): 115 cm (45″) wide fabric: 2.75 – 4.40 m (3 – 4.8 yd) / 150 cm (60″) wide fabric: 2.25 – 3.56 m (2.46 – 3.9 yd) // Option B (sleeveless): Reduce fabric quantity by 35 cm (0.4 yd) for all sizes.

Sizing: UK 6 – 28. Please check the size chart and finished garment measurements.

This pattern was drafted for a person who is 5’7″ but there are lengthening and shortening lines included on the pattern. For reference the model pictured here is 5’10” with a 34D bust. She is wearing a size 12 with 2″ of length added to the legs at the hem. This was the only modification for her.

Notions: Matching thread.

PDF pattern includes:

The files are separated into two size ranges: 6-20 and 16-28. Sizes 16/18/20 overlap between both size ranges so you can still grade up or down easily if you are on the edge of a size range.

Size range 6 – 20: Print-at-home pattern for A4 or US letter paper (42 pages); A0 copy shop pattern (3 pages); US copy shop pattern (2 36″ x 48″ pages); instructions (13 pages).

Size range 16 – 28: Print-at-home pattern for A4 or US letter paper (55 pages); A0 copy shop pattern (3 pages); US copy shop pattern (3 36″ x 48″ pages); instructions (13 pages).

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Additional information


Cottons, Drape, Denim / Corduroy, Linen

Make time

All weekend or longer

Sewing level



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

Pattern format

PDF, PDF pattern + Printed copy shop SIZES 16 – 28 (+£7.00), PDF pattern + Printed copy shop SIZES 6 – 20 (+£7.00)

PDF Printing

42 Pages, 55 Pages

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