Zadie Jumpsuit PDF

Paper Theory Patterns

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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 with so there is no need for buttons or a zip – making it quick and to easy 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.

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) 115cm / 45″ wide fabrics 2.75m – 4.40m (3 yards – 4.8 yards). 150cm / 60″ wide fabrics 2.25m – 3.56m (2.46 yards – 3.9 yards). For option B (sleeveless) – reduce fabric quantity but 35cm/ 0.4 yards for all sizes.

Sizing: UK 6-28. Please see the size chart for more information. 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.

Notions: Matching thread.

This sewing pattern is available in PDF format. The PDF pattern will be available to download immediately after purchase.

PDF pattern includes:

Size range 6 – 20: Print at home Pattern for A4 or US Letter paper (42 pages), Copy shop Pattern (3 A0 Pages), US Copy shop Pattern (2 36″ x 48″ Pages), An instructional guide book which has construction steps to guide you in making your Jumpsuit. It includes measurement charts and fabric consumption information (13 pages).

Size range 16 – 28: Print at home Pattern for A4 or US Letter paper (55 pages), Copy shop Pattern (3 A0 Pages), US Copy shop Pattern (3 36″ x 48″ Pages), An instructional guide book which has construction steps to guide you in making your Jumpsuit. It includes measurement charts and fabric consumption information (13 pages).

Style Notes: The 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.

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Additional information

Fabric

Cottons / Chambray / Lawn / Quilting, Rayon / Viscose / Crepe, Denim / Corduroy, Linen

Make time

All weekend or longer

Pattern format

PDF

PDF Printing

42 Pages

Sewing level

Intermediate

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

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    5 out of 5 The perfect summer jumpsuit

    themindfulsewist

    A fun and gratifying make, I love this jumpsuit.
    I sewed this in linen and it’s a dream to wear. This pattern has a lot of ease as is and my bust measurement put me into a larger size than my hips. I did size down 1 size which worked well but I felt it still was a bit large on my lower half. I removed more width along the inside leg by adding another inch to the seam allowance. I loved the end result!

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    5 out of 5 Paper Theory Zadie jumpsuit

    nelnanandnora

    Quick to make and easy to wear. It’s like having secret pyjamas for the summer. I used linen look cotton from John Lewis and sewed a straight size 10 with no adjustments. It took under 5 hours from starting to cut out the fabric to wearing it and I don’t want to take it off!

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    5 out of 5 Souk Zadie

    JudithRosalind

    Perfect match of fabric and pattern. This is my second version of the Zadie. The first was made from a dyed cotton sheet, made as a wearable toile. I learned that I needed to take two inches from the rise for my 5’2″ height. Other than that I made a size 14 with no other modifications for my 39/33/40 body.
    In my second version, pictured here, I went for the sleeveless version. The fabric is a glorious mid weight linen from Merchant and Mills, colour ‘Souk’. It was a very satisfying sew. I cheated with the tie belt by just folding and stitching, rather than turning inside out… the fabric is quite firm and I didn’t think it would turn very easily. I hand embroidered a label which I sewed on the outside back neck. Other than this it was very straight forward.
    First wear was to a 60th birthday party where I danced the night away with no gaping. The second wearing was to a Sew Scottish meet up afternoon tea…. plenty of room for cakes. The only issue is taking care with the ties on loo visits.

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    5 out of 5 Linen Zadie Jumpsuit

    sewmanju

    I have not worn a jumpsuit for years but I LOVE this one. It feels very comfortable and chic. The wrap idea is so clever. Nothing to dislike as such, although I did omit the bias binding finish on the wrap edges and drafted a facing which I topstitched into place.
    Here’s a list of the modifications that I made:
    I cut a size 16 through the bust, shoulders and arms, and graded out over the hips.
    FYI I am 5’3″.
    I shortened the rise (above the crotch) by 2 inches, both front and back.
    I further shortened the legs and sleeves by 3 inches and used 1.5 inches for hemming.
    I added 3/8ths inch seam allowance to the bodice fronts, back neckline and front of pants, upto the drill hole, to facilitate attaching the facing that I drafted.
    My facings were drafted to be 1.5 inches deep, with 3/8ths inch used as seam allowance. I interfaced the facings.
    I did a 5/8ths inch full bust adjustment and closed the resulting bust dart and rotated into the waist pleat. (Used the method for a cut on/ kimono sleeve bodice from Fit for Real People).
    I did a 5/8ths inch full bum adjustment.
    I moved the waist tie position down by 1 inch (my hole through which the tie passes is in the waist seam).
    I added a snap at the bodice cross over point.
    Lots more info over on my blog, https://sewmanju.com/

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    5 out of 5 My Kokka Zadie Jumpsuit

    victoriasmith83

    I feel like I am a painting walking around in such gorgeous, but comfortable fabric! I loved this make and I have details of my review in the blog post below!!
    https://www.victorialucilleanne.com/blog/zadie-jumpsuit

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    5 out of 5 An upcycled wax print Zadie jumpsuit

    sewuthinkucan

    This is the first of many Zadie jumpsuits. I love Paper Theory patterns for their simplicity and ease of construction. The newest Zadie jumpsuit pattern doesn’t disappoint. It is well drafted and really quick to put together.
    I repurposed one of my mom’s wax print outfits to sew this Zadie. I sewed a size 10 overall with a 12 at the waist and didn’t do any modifications except for adding a facing and drafting some lantern sleeves.
    A gem of a pattern!

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    • Jujuliana

      Gorgeous!

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    5 out of 5 Trendy but comfy!

    Sarah Hyde

    Loved making this pattern. It’s my first Paper Theory pattern and I really enjoyed making the Zadie jumpsuit. I made a size 20 (UK) for reference my measurements are bust 44″, waist 39″, hips 45″ (5 ft 8″ tall)and I would describe myself as an apple shape from the front. I made no changes to the pattern as it was my first from this pattern maker. I would usually have to extend the bodice and adjust the rise on a jumpsuit but I don’t feel the need to do either for this one, the relaxed fit and style mean its less challenging to fit than other jumpsuit patterns.
    The instructions for this pattern were spot on and the pictures all accurate. Although I would describe myself as an advanced beginner/ intermediate, I think a beginner would be able to sew this pattern providing you are comfortable making and using bias-binding. I used a sandwashed tencel twill from The Fabric rooms in grey.
    I downloaded and put together the pdf version and it went together easily and at 42 pages wasn’t a long process.
    I love the fit and that this has no closures other than a wrap top, I would happily wear this dressed up to go out or for a more relaxed day.

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