The lovely Lily is a delicate cocoon shaped dress, that can be transformed into a lovely blouse, with a long seam running at the back, inseam pockets, two sleeve raglan options (long and short), cuffs, a small button placket at the front and its main feature, a fun original sailor collar.
The Lily Dress and Blouse make the perfect combo for any season depending on the type of fabric you choose and the version you go for. This way you can make it your own.
You can also learn how to make this lovely blouse and cocoon dress sewing pattern on our YouTube Channel.
Light to medium-weight wovens: cotton, light denim, chambray, linen; delicate fabrics such as cotton lawn, broderie anglaise, crepe de chine or seersucker; and warmer fabrics like denim or baby needlecord (not heavy-weight corduroy).
Version A – long and short sleeves – 115cm / 45’’ width: 3.5m / 3.85 yards
Version A – long and short sleeves – 150cm / 60’’ width: 2.5m / 2.7 yards
Version B – long and short sleeves – 115cm / 45’’ width: 2.85m / 3.10 yards
Version B – long and short sleeves – 150cm / 60’’ width: 2.3m / 2.5 yards
*These measurements are the maximum amount you would need for each
version. For the blouse option with short sleeves, you may need a bit less fabric,
but we suggest you get the full amount just in case.
TOOLS AND SUPPLIES
• Sewing machine
• Fabric & paper scissors
• Pins & needles
• Measuring tape
• Marking pen or chalk
• Matching thread
• Fusible interfacing, 1m (light to medium depending on main fabric)
• 3 buttons, 3/8’’/1cm diameter or smaller
• Others: cellotape, buttonhole chisel, buttonhole foot, unpicker, pattern weights…
• Contrasting fabric for sailor collar, button placket or cuffs
• 1m of 20mm width bias tape for neckline if facing not chosen
Perfect for a beginner or confident beginner.
UK 6 to 18 / US 2 to 14
*This is a PDF pattern. After purchased, you’ll receive an email with a link to download the files of the pattern and instructions. There are two printing options available: A4 (the pattern pieces print in 20 pages for the blouse version and 28 for the dress, plus the instructions) and a copy shop version of the pattern so that you can skip the assembling part.
**If you have any problem with the pattern, any doubt, please send us an email at [email protected]
Images: Mafalda Silva