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rush hour dress + blouse sewing pattern

rush hour dress + blouse sewing pattern
Price: $14.95
Brand: Liesl + Co.
Item: OLV-LC029RH
Difficulty:

Lined, fitted dress and peplum blouse. The princess seams on this style allow you to customize the fit easily. View A, the sleeveless dress, includes a pencil skirt with back walking vent while View B, the peplum top, features your choice of short or long sleeves and an asymmetrical peplum. Both styles have an invisible back zipper. The pattern includes cup sizes, a Dior dart, and instructions for customizing the pattern to fit your shape.

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rush hour dress + blouse sewing pattern
  • Description

    Lined, fitted dress and peplum blouse. The princess seams on this style allow you to customize the fit easily. View A, the sleeveless dress, includes a pencil skirt with back walking vent while View B, the peplum top, features your choice of short or long sleeves and an asymmetrical peplum. Both styles have an invisible back zipper. The pattern includes cup sizes, a Dior dart, and instructions for customizing the pattern to fit your shape.

    Suggested Fabrics

    Dress and Blouse: This pattern works best with wool crepe, wool flannel, linen, denim, and twill.

    Lining: Use lining fabrics like rayon or silk.

    Notions

    Coordinating thread, 22" invisible zipper, featherweight fusible interfacing.

    View A: 1 yard of seam tape (optional).

    Rush Hour Dress + Blouse

    Fabric Guide

    size 0 2 4 6 8 10
    View A, 44" Fabric/Lining 2 1/4 yards 2 1/4 yards 2 1/4 yards 2 1/4 yards 2 1/2 yards 2 1/2 yards
    View A, 58" Fabric/Lining 1 1/2 yards 1 1/2 yards 1 1/2 yards 1 1/2 yards 1 1/2 yards 1 3/4 yards
    View B, 44" Fabric 1 3/4 yards 1 3/4 yards 1 3/4 yards 2 yards 2 yards 2 yards
    View B, 44" Lining 1 1/4 yards 1 1/4 yards 1 1/4 yards 1 1/4 yards 1 1/4 yards 1 1/4 yards
    View B, 58" Fabric 1 1/2 yards 1 1/2 yards 1 1/2 yards 1 3/4 yards 1 3/4 yards 1 3/4 yards
    View B, 58" Lining 1 yard 1 yard 1 yard 1 1/4 yards 1 1/4 yards 1 1/4 yards

    size 12 14 16 18 20
    View A, 44" Fabric/Lining 2 1/2 yards 2 1/2 yards 2 1/2 yards 2 3/4 yards 2 3/4 yards
    View A, 58" Fabric/Lining 2 yards 2 yards 2 yards 2 yards 2 yards
    View B, 44" Fabric 2 yards 2 yards 2 3/4 yards 2 3/4 yards 3 yards
    View B, 44" Lining 1 1/4 yards 1 1/4 yards 1 1/2 yards 1 1/2 yards 1 1/2 yards
    View B, 58" Fabric 1 3/4 yards 2 yards 2 yards 2 yards 2 yards
    View B, 58" Lining 1 1/4 yards 1 1/4 yards 1 1/4 yards 1 1/4 yards 1 1/2 yards

     

    Finished Measurements

    size 0 2 4 6 8 10
    Bust, A/B Cup* 34" 35" 36" 37" 38" 39"
    Bust, C Cup* 35" 36" 37" 38" 39" 40"
    Bust, D Cup* 36" 37" 38" 39" 40" 41"
    Waist 26 3/4" 27 3/4" 28 3/4" 29 3/4" 30 3/4" 31 3/4"
    Hip (View A) 36 1/4" 37 1/4" 38 1/4" 39 1/4" 40 1/4" 41 1/4"

    size 12 14 16 18 20
    Bust, A/B Cup* 40 1/2" 42" 44" 46" 48"
    Bust, C Cup* 41 1/2" 43" 45" 47" 49"
    Bust, D Cup* 42 1/2" 44" 46" 48" 50"
    Waist 33 1/4" 34 3/4" 36 3/4" 38 3/4" 40 3/4"
    Hip (View A) 43" 44 1/2" 46 1/2" 48 1/2" 50 1/2"

    * To determine cup size, subtract upper bust measurement from full bust measurement. Up to 2" difference = A/B cup, 3" = C cup, 4" = D cup.

     

  • English System
    Pattern
    Size
    Bust
    (in.)
    Natural Waist
    (in.)
    Dropped Waist
    (in.) *
    Hips
    (in.)
    0 32 1/2" 25" 27" 35"
    2 33 1/2" 26" 28" 36"
    4 34 1/2" 27" 29" 37"
    6 35 1/2" 28" 30" 38"
    8 36 1/2" 29" 31" 39"
    10 37 1/2" 30" 32" 40"
    12 39" 31 1/2" 33 1/2" 41 1/2"
    14 40 1/2" 33" 35" 43"
    16 42" 34 1/2" 36 1/2" 44 1/2"
    18 44" 36 1/2" 38 1/2" 46 1/2"
    20 46" 38 1/2" 40 1/2" 48 1/2"

    * 1 1/2" below natural waist

     

    Metric System
    Pattern
    Size
    Bust
    (cm)
    Natural Waist
    (cm)
    Dropped Waist
    (cm) *
    Hips
    (cm)
    0 83 64 69 89
    2 85 66 71 92
    4 88 69 74 94
    6 90 71 76 97
    8 93 74 79 99
    10 95 76 81 102
    12 99 80 85 106
    14 103 84 89 109
    16 107 88 93 113
    18 112 93 98 118
    20 117 98 103 123

    * 4 cm below natural waist

     

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