Tilly and the Buttons
Tilly and the Buttons Indigo Top and Dress
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INDIGO –Cute, comfy and effortlessly stylish, the Indigo smock has no fiddly fastenings so you can throw it on and go. Sew it with classic gathered seams or elevate it to a stand-out piecein your wardrobe with the pretty exposed frill seam.Indigo has a bodice shaped with bust darts, gently curved empire waistline, and floaty gathered skirt. Make it as a top with dipped hem ending at the low hip, or a knee-length dress with straight hem and pockets (yay!). Choose from three-quarter flounce sleeves or slim-fitting bracelet sleeves. You’ll want to wear one every day of the week.Indigo includes jargon-busting instructions, helpful sewing tips, and colour photos showing you each step –making it easy for you to create gorgeous clothes you can be proud to say you made yourself.
SKILL LEVEL -Confident beginners
FABRIC SUGGESTIONS -Light-to medium-weight woven fabrics with drape such as cotton lawn, chambray, viscose (rayon), tencel, doublegauze, crepe de chine, or georgette.
FABRIC REQUIREMENTS –
Fabric 150cm/60" wide :DRESS Sizes 1-4: both styles 2m (2 ¼ yd) Sizes 5-10: both styles 2.5m (2 ¾ yd) TOP Sizes 1-4: Bracelet sleeve 1.6m (1 ¾ yd) sizes 5-10: 2.1m (2 3/8yd), Sizes 1-4: Flounce sleeve 1.7m (1 7/8 yd) Sizes 5-10: 2.3m (2 ½ yd)
Fabric 115cm/45" wide: DRESS Sizes 1-4 :both styles 2.9m (3 ¼ yd) Sizes 5-10: Bracelet sleeve 3m (3 3/8 yd) Flounce sleeve 3.3m (3 5/8 yd) TOP Sizes 1-4: both styles 2.3m (2 ½ yd) Sizes 5-10: Bracelet sleeve –2.6m (2 7/8 yd)Flounce sleeve –2.9m (3 ¼ yd)
0.3m (1/3yd) interfacing
Matching and contrast thread
Sewing machine and basic tools