Bertie is a sweet shirtdress full of special details, like a V-neckline, center front button placket, elasticized waist, and full-length sleeves gathered into tied cuffs.
Match your favorite buttons to lightweight or medium-weight woven fabrics, like shirting, chambray, flannel, lawn, voile, rayon challis, Tencel, or silk crepe.
Appeared in: Seamwork Issue 63
Skill Level: Beginner Intermediate
Our Misses patterns are drafted for a C cup and our Curvy patterns are drafted for DD. Both are drafted for a height of 5'8" (172 cm).
Size Range: 0 - 26
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Supplies: All-purpose polyester sewing thread, sewing machine needle, 1 1/8 yards (1 meter) of lightweight fusible interfacing, eight or nine 3/8" (10 mm) buttons, 1 3/8 yards (1.3 meters) of 1/4" (6 mm) braided elastic. 26" (66 cm) o 1/4" (6 mm) double fold bias tape, small hook and eye
Small safety pin
Main Fabric: Light to medium weight woven fabrics such as shirting, chambray, flannel, lawn, voile, rayon challis, rayon crepe, Tencel poplin, Tencel twill, and silk crepe.
Size Range: 0 - 26
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