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All About the Billie Jumpsuit

Fabric resources, fitting details, and tutorials to help you build your skills.

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All About the Billie Jumpsuit

Fabric resources, fitting details, and tutorials to help you build your skills.

Posted in: Patterns • November 30, 2019







Build Your Wardrobe with the Billie Jumpsuit

With a chic, relaxed fit and an elasticized waist, Billie is the perfect jumpsuit for style and comfort. It features slightly tapered legs, a faced neckline, inserted pockets, a tie belt, and a keyhole opening at the back.

Sew it up in your choice of knit fabric, like a casual heathered jersey, a soft French terry, or a glamorous stretch velvet.








Jamie is wearing a size 14 Billie jumpsuit, blended to a 16 at the bottom, with 1 1/2” added to the sleeves and 3/4” added to the inseam. Her measurements are 40”, 34 1/2”, 45 3/8” and she is 5’ 10 1/2”.

Shop for Fabric

This jumpsuit is perfect for your knit stash—or it’s a great excuse to do a little fabric shopping. All you need is a medium-weight knit fabric, such as ponte, French terry, sweatshirt fleece, jersey, or double knit. Play with texture and look for a rib knit or a medium-weight quilted knit, for a look that really stands out.

When picking a fabric, keep some of the garment’s details in mind, as there is a faced neckline and a keyhole closure at the back. Don’t pick anything so lightweight that it runs the risk of bagging out when you wear it—look for good recovery.

Love the samples in this month’s issue? Here is where we sourced the fabric.





This Dark Teal Spandex Velvet from Stonemountain & Daughter Fabrics is the perfect choice for a glamorous look.








Telio Rayon Jersey in Forest from Fabric.com.





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