Birgitta Helmersson

Birgitta Helmersson - ZW Cropped Shirt PDF

£9.00

  • Description
  • Sizing
  • Requirements
  • *Please note you will not receive a physical pattern, you will receive a zip file download. When you purchase the item you will be sent a link to download the files

    Method: This zero waste pattern is a downloadable PDF Instruction booklet. It is designed to be drawn directly onto your fabric by using small templates which you can make yourself, or print easily on a home printer. You draw your garment pieces directly onto your fabric by following the step by step instructions. 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.

    Description: This is an oversized cropped shirt made using Zero Waste Pattern Cutting. It has a dropped shoulder, neck band and button front closure. Length of bodice is easily adjustable to your preference. The width of the garment is variable depending on the fabric width you use. Comes with 2 simple hack options.

    PDF Pattern/Instruction Booklet: Includes measurements in both metric (centimetres) and US imperial (inches). Booklet/Templates are printable on both A4 or US Letter Paper size. You can check the 'Table of Contents' in the PDF booklet to see which page numbers include Templates for printing.

    Fabric recommendations: Ideal in a woven linen or cotton with a weight of approx 150-200gsm.

    Sewing level: Beginner

  • This is a 'one size' pattern which comes in two size ranges. Due to the zero waste nature of this pattern some design details may change between sizes

    Size 1 (EU 36 - 44)

    Size 2 (EU 46 - 52)

    Size One
    *Based on using a fabric that is 145cm / 57 inches wide. You can make this top larger or smaller by choosing a fabric with a wider or narrower width.

    -Length, shoulder to hem: 54 cm / 21 1/4 inches

    -Body circumference: 125cm / 49 1/4 inches

    -Sleeve length, neck to sleeve hem: 30cm / 11 3/4 inches

    -Sleeve/bicep circumference: 53cm / 20 3/4 inches

    Size Two
    *Based on using a fabric that is 145cm / 57 inches wide. You can make this top larger or smaller by choosing a fabric with a wider or narrower width.

    -Length, shoulder to hem: 59 cm / 23 1/4 inches

    -Body circumference: 140cm / 55 inches

    -Hip Circumference: 155cm / 61 inches

    -Sleeve length, neck to sleeve hem: 40.5cm / 16 inches

    -Sleeve/bicep circumference: 64cm / 25 1/4 inches

  • Size One
    Recommended Width: 135cm - 155cm / 53 - 61 inches

    Yardage required: 90cm / 35 1/2 inches (approx 1 yard)

    Size Two
    Recommended Width: 135cm - 155cm / 53 - 61 inches

    Yardage required: 100cm / 39 1/2 inches (approx 1.1 yard)

    Notions
    Requires 3 buttons (depending on your chosen garment size) approx 20mm / 3/4 inch in size. It is also optional to use a lightweight fusing for the neck band, this is only recommended for very fine fabrics.