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Tilly And The Buttons Mabel Dress & Top Pattern - 1041

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"Oh this? I made it myself!"

Get ready for all the compliments with this dreamy dress or blouse with shirred waist and cuffs. Learn to sew shirring with our step-by-step guide, plus a free video tutorial by Tilly if you need extra help.

  • Square-shaped elasticated neckline
  • Full-length or elbow-length sleeves, with deep shirred cuff or narrow shirred cuff with frill hem
  • Voluminous raglan sleeves elasticated around the shoulders
  • Front neckline has a pretty frill, keyhole opening and faux drawstring ties
  • Blousy bodice and floaty skirt cinched in with shirred waistline
  • Make it as a midi-length dress or peplum blouse

SKILL LEVEL - Improver

PATTERN SUPPORT - Need extra Mabel sewing help? See our FREE tutorials!

MODEL GARMENT SIZES - Sarah (pink dress) is wearing a size 5 (UK 14) and Sophie (gingham blouse & floral dress) is wearing a size 9 (UK 22).

Sewing pattern sizes are labelled with generic numbers from 1 to 15. Use the body measurements to determine your size.

SIZE RANGE: UK 6-34 / US 2-30 / EUR 34-62 / AUS 6-34


BODY MEASUREMENTS
SIZE BUST WAIST HIP
1 
UK 6 / US 2 / EUR 34 / AUS 6
76cm
(30in)
61cm
(24in)
84cm
(33in)
2 
UK 8 / US 4 / EUR 36 / AUS 8
81cm
(32in)
66cm
(26in)
89cm
(35in)
3 
UK 10 / US 6 / EUR 38 / AUS 10
86.5cm
(34in)
71cm
(28in)
94cm
(37in)
4 
UK 12 / US 8 / EUR 40 / AUS 12
91.5cm
(36in)
76cm
(30in)
99cm
(39in)
5 
UK 14 / US 10 / EUR 42 / AUS 14
96.5cm
(38in)
81cm
(32in)
104cm
(41in)
6 
UK 16 / US 12 / EUR 44 / AUS 16
101.5cm
(40in)
86.5cm
(34in)
109cm
(43in)
7
UK 18 / US 14 / EUR 46 / AUS 18
112cm
(44in)
94cm
(37in)
114cm
(45in)
8
UK 20 / US 16 / EUR 48 / AUS 20
117cm
(46in)
99cm
(39in)
119.5cm
(47in)
9
UK 22 / US 18 / EUR 50 / AUS 22
122cm
(48in)
104cm
(41in)
124.5cm
(49in)
10
UK 24 / US 20 / EUR 52 / AUS 24
127cm
(50in)
109cm
(43in)
129.5cm
(51in)
11
UK 26 / US 22 / EUR 54 / AUS 26
132cm
(52in)
114cm
(45in)
134.5cm
(53in)
12
UK 28 / US 24 / EUR 56 / AUS 28
137cm
(54in)
119.5cm
(47in)
139.5cm
(55in)
13
UK 30 / US 26 / EUR 58 / AUS 30
142cm
(56in)
124.5cm
(49in)
144.5cm
(57in)
14
UK 32 / US 28 / EUR 60 / AUS 32
147cm
(58in)
129.5cm
(51in)
150cm
(59in)
15
UK 34 / US 30 / EUR 62 / AUS 34
152.5cm
(60in)
134.5cm
(53in)
155cm
(61in)

SUPPLIES

  • Fabric (see below)
  • Matching thread
  • 1.5m (1¾yd) x 8-10mm (⅜in) wide elastic
  • 1-2 spools of shirring elastic (elasticated thread)
  • 2 x safety pins

FABRIC SUGGESTIONS

Lightweight woven fabrics that gather easily, such as cotton lawn, poplin, voile, seersucker, viscose (rayon) or crêpe.

FABRIC REQUIREMENTS

140CM (56IN) WIDE

Blouse + elbow-length sleeve:

  • sizes 1-10 – 1.6m (1 3/4yd)
  • sizes 11-15 – 2.1m (2 3/8yd)

Blouse + full-length sleeve:

  • sizes 1-10 – 1.9m (2 1/8yd)
  • sizes 11-15 – 2.7m (3yd)

Dress + elbow-length sleeve:

  • sizes 1-10 – 2.8m (3 1/8yd)
  • sizes 11-15 – 3.3m (3 5/8yd)

Dress + full-length sleeve:

  • sizes 1-10 – 3.1m (3 3/8yd)
  • sizes 11-15 – 3.9m (4 1/4yd)

115CM (45IN) WIDE

Blouse + elbow-length sleeve:

  • sizes 1-12 – 2.2m (2 1/2yd)
  • sizes 13-15 – wider fabric needed

Blouse + full-length sleeve:

  • sizes 1-12 – 2.8m (3 1/8yd)
  • sizes 13-15 – wider fabric needed

Dress + elbow-length sleeve:

  • sizes 1-12 – 3.4m (3 7/8yd)
  • sizes 13-15 – wider fabric needed

Dress + full-length sleeve:

  • sizes 1-12 – 4m (4 1/4yd)
  • sizes 13-15 – wider fabric needed