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Birgitta Helmersson Zero Waste Workwear Jacket PDF (Intermediate)

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Description

** THIS IS A PDF PATTERN. YOU WILL RECEIVE A LINK TO DOWNLOAD THE DIGITAL FILES IN YOUR CONFIRMATION EMAIL AFTER PURCHASE**

PLEASE NOTE: THIS PDF SEWING PATTERN IS A ZERO WASTE PATTERN, WHICH MEANS IT COMPRISES OF INSTRUCTIONS TO DRAW SHAPES DIRECTLY ONTO YOUR FABRIC. THERE ARE NO PATTERN PIECES TO PRINT OUT AND TAPE TOGETHER.

 

PDF Pattern/Instruction Booklet

  • comes with booklets for both Metric (centimetres) and US imperial (inches)

  • Printable in both A4 or US Letter Paper size

     

THE METHOD

This is a zero waste pattern which is designed to be drawn directly onto your fabric. Pieces are broken up into simple blocks which can be modified easily to change lengths, add/remove different design elements and accommodate changing fabric widths. It comes with some simple hacks at the end which are intended to be a guide so you can start experimenting further using this pattern.

This pattern booklet contains a mixture of hand drawn and digital illustrations and diagrams, templates and step by step sewing instructions.

*Please note this is a one size pattern which fits the specified size range below.

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SIZE ONE: Women’s EU size 36-44, AUS/UK 8-16, US 4-12.

Bust: 86cm – 103.5cm / 33 1/2 - 40 1/2 inches

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This is an oversized workwear style jacket made using Zero Waste Pattern Cutting. It has a collar and a dropped shoulder. Comes with 2 pocket options. Jacket has side splits, front button closure, shoulder darts on front and back shoulders for shaping and back gathers on the sleeve hem with a roll up cuff.

SKILL LEVEL: This pattern is a moderate to difficult make, but can be suitable for beginners if you have already worked with the ZW cropped shirt or gather dress and are familiar with some of the steps.

Recommended Tools : sewing machine, iron, chalk or dissolvable pen, scissors, large right angle ruler and/or long straight ruler.

Techniques used: button holes, gathers, darts, collar, side splits.

 

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FABRIC YOU WILL NEED TO MAKE THIS STYLE

-Width: 135-150 cm / 53 - 59 inches

-Usage: 170cm / 67 inches ( approx 1.86 yards)

-Type: Choose something in a woven fabric. For a Spring/Summer version choose a mid-heavy weight linen or cotton. For a winter version this works well in a light to mid weight wool coating. Is also lovely in a cotton corduroy.

GARMENT MEASUREMENTS *measurements of the body and sleeve widths below are based on using a fabric that is 145cm / 57 inch wide, all other measurements are fixed. Please note finished garment measurements differ very slightly between metric and imperial patterns in order to make the pattern true Zero Waste and fit accordingly for each measurement system. This amount is minimal and won’t make any difference to the overall fit of the garment.

-Length, shoulder to hem: 79cm / 31 inches

-Body Circumference: 126.5cm / 49 inches

-Sleeve length, true shoulder point to sleeve hem, approximate and measured when cuff has been rolled once: 55cm / 21 1/2 inches

-Sleeve bicep circumference: 54cm / 21 inches

-Sleeve wrist circumference: 38cm / 14 1/2 inches

-Neck opening when buttoned up: 52cm / 20 inches