NOTE: This is a PDF Sewing Pattern and NOT a physical product. After purchase, you will receive a link to a digital booklet and pattern file that you can download and print at home. A copyshop file is also included with your purchase. You’ll have 24 hours to download after purchase

 

SIZES:

Women’s sizes 0-28 with option for B, C, or D Cup bust sizes. Click here for sizing and yardage requirements.

DESCRIPTION:

Byrdie is a button-up, collared blouse with thoughtful details to take this wardrobe staple to the next level. It has a loose fit with subtle shaping and optional bust darts to give it a flattering silhouette.  Pair Byrdie with your favorite jeans for a casual look, or tuck it into your favorite slacks for a more polished style. Both versions can also be sewn as a shirtdress with a tie-waist.

VERSION A is a classic button-up shirt with a straight point collar and optional breast pockets.

VERSION B features tuxedo shirt-style tucks across the bust, bishop-style sleeves, and a simple band collar.

TECHNIQUES COVERED IN THIS PATTERN:

  • Basic shirtmaking techniques, including installing a shirt collar, sleeve cuffs, sleeve tower placket, and button placket

  • Sewing tucks

SKILL LEVEL:

Intermediate to Advanced

RECOMMENDED FABRICS:

Light to medium weight woven fabrics. For a more structured, boxy fit, use fabrics such as linen, chambray, poplin, and voile. For a more fluid drape and flowing fit, use fabrics such as tencel, rayon challis, and crepe de chine.

NOTIONS:

BUTTONS: 12 or 18 buttons (shirt or dress), 1/2" diameter recommended

SIZES:

Women’s sizes 0-28 with option for B, C, or D Cup bust sizes. (See below for sizing and yardage requirements.)

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:

Click here for Finished Garment Measurements.

INSTRUCTIONS:

English with metric and imperial measurements provided.

FILES INCLUDED IN DOWNLOAD:

  • Instruction Booklet

  • Print-at-home pattern (US Letter and A4) (Includes all bust sizes)

  • Copyshop Universal Pattern Files - A0 Size, 2 sheets (33.1”x 46.8” each)

  • Copyshop B, C, and D Cup pattern files - A0 Size, 1 sheet per cup size (33.1” x 46.8” each)

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