The Bow Blouse

The Bow-Blouse-pattern sold out

Make your own bow blouse with this exclusive pattern by Tilly and the Buttons, and join the sew along in Simply Sewing issues 14 and 15.

Designer Tilly says: “This loose-fitting blouse has a scoop neckline with a bow collar, gentle pleats at the yoke, cropped sleeves and dropped hem with side splits. Wear with skinny jeans at the weekend, or tucked into a pencil skirt for the office.”

Tilly and the Buttons bow blouse

Tilly and the Buttons Bow Blouse
Issue 14, £6.99

Sizes: UK 6-20

■ Construct a bodice
Master French seams
■ Make a bow collar
Insert gathered sleeves
Sew a split hemline

You will need
■ Fabric: 150cm (60in) width: 1.8m (2yds) – for all sizes
■ 115cm (45in) width: 2m (21/4yds) – for sizes 1-4; 2.6m (27/8yds) – for sizes 5-8
■ Iron-on interfacing: 20x70cm (8x28in)
■ Matching thread
■ Basic sewing kit

Fabric suggestions: Lightweight cotton, cotton lawn, crepe de chine, georgette, polyester, rayon, satin, silk, linen.