Meet Betty, a simple-sew blouse sewing pattern with a flattering fit, by Rosee Woodland. Its Liberty print, flutter sleeves and pretty pin tucks are a match made in sewing heaven!
Whether you’re completely new to sewing garments or are a seasoned dressmaker,
a staple, wear-with-anything blouse like the Betty, in UK sizes 6-20, is a must for your pattern stash. Its flattering fit, quick construction and pintuck detail makes it a style you’ll want to make again and again in different prints and fabrics. The options are endless with this simple pattern!
The step-by-step instructions included with this easy blouse sewing pattern (free with the July issue of Simply Sewing magazine) will show you how to construct the top, use bias binding to finish the neckline and sleeves, and sew neat pintucks for a super-professional look.
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The Betty Blouse,
Get it with: July issue 18, £6.99
Sizes: UK sizes 6-20
- Construct a simple two-piece top pattern
- Sew pin tucks for a stylish detail
- Create easy dolman sleeves
You will need:
- Fabric: 110cm (43in) or 150cm (60in) width x 1.5m (13/4yds)
- Single fold bias binding: to match fabric 12mm (1/2in) wide x 1m (1yd)
- Matching thread
Lightweight fabrics such as cotton, lawn, voile or chambray.
Get the pattern: With issue 19 of Simply Sewing magazine.