Get the perfect mix of pretty blouse and sporty top
with this cool retro-inspired piece, designed for light
to medium- weight fluid blouse fabrics like crepe,
washed linen, charmeuse, rayon, panne velvet,
lawn, voile, or gauze.
Semi-fitted, pull-on blouse or tunic has an 'V' neck
& open collar with optional piping; horizontal bust
darts give you a fab fit. Long sleeves have a keyhole
opening and are pleated onto a shaped cuff with
button or cuff-link closure.
Blouse finishes at the hip with a deep contrast band;
thigh-length tunic has a deep hem with side slits.
Wear your blouse over a slim skirt or pants and under
a cardigan or jacket; try the tunic with a full-length pant.
For the blouse in all sizes 6-8-10-12-14-16-18-20-22-24-26
you'll need 2 yards/183 cm fabric; for the contrast hemband
you'll also need 1/4 yard/23cm fabric for sizes 6-8-10-12-14-16-18-20
and ½ yard/46cm fabric for sizes 22-24-26.
For the tunic in all sizes 6-8-10-12-14-16-18-20-22-24-26
you'll need 2 1/4 yards/206cm yards fabric.
Both versions also need around ½ yard/46cm interfacing and
2 x 1/2"/1.25cm diameter buttons.
To add the optional piping you'll need 2½ yards/ 229cm for the
tunic and 4 yards/366cm for the blouse.
All fabric allowances are for 60" or 150cm wide fabrics.