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Rosa Shirt and Shirt Dress Pattern by Tilly and the Buttons (1013)

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Make your own stylish shirt or shirt dress with this step-by-step sewing pattern from Tilly and the Buttons.

Rosa has a flattering semi-fitted shape thanks to gently curved princess seams on both front and back. Its pointed back yokelooks stunning highlighted with decorative topstitching or piping.

You'll learn to construct a two-piece collar and stand, with a separate button stand facing so you can make a feature out of contrast fabric. The three-quarter length roll-up sleeves are held up with narrow button tabs. It's finished with mock felled seams, a gently curved dipped hem, and optional pointed pockets.

Like all Tilly and the Buttons sewing patterns, Rosa includes easy-to-follow instructions with photos showing you how to sew each step – making it easy for you to create gorgeous clothes you can be proud to say you made yourself.

All Tilly and the Buttons patterns are printed in the UK on sturdy FSC certified paper using vegetable inks.

Format: Printed Sewing Pattern

Sizes: UK 6-20

Skill level: Improvers

Fabric suggestions: Medium- and light-weight woven fabrics, such as cotton lawn, chambray, lighter weight denim, fine needlecord, double gauze, linen blends, viscose (rayon) and shirting cotton.



Shirt (all sizes): 2m (2 1/4 yds) x 150cm wide / 2.6m (2 7/8 yd) x 115cm wide

Shirt Dress (sizes 1-4): 2.2m (2 3/8 yds) x 150cm wide / 3.1m (3 3/8 yds) x 115cm wide

Shirt Dress (sizes 5-8): 2.6m (2 7/8 yds) x 150cm wide / 3.1m (3 3/8 yds) x 115cm wide

Matching thread

10–13mm (3/8–1/2in) buttons x 10 (for shirt) or x 12 (for shirt dress)

Iron-on interfacing (similar weight to your fabric)

Optional: 2 spools of contrast topstitching weight thread and topstitching/embroidery needle for your machine

Sewing machine and tools, inc buttonhole foot

See separate image for pattern sizes/body measurements

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