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Dara Blouse

The chemise blouse sewing pattern

Dara Blouse

The chemise blouse sewing pattern

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  • Fabric & Supplies

    Light to medium weight woven fabrics such as cotton lawn, cotton gauze, voile, chambray, swiss dot, rayon challis, linen, rayon crepe, and silk.

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    All-purpose polyester sewing thread, sewing machine needle 5/8” lace trim (for version 1).

    Refer to size chart for amount of fabric needed for your size.

    00 – 30

  • Sizing & Fit

    Sarah is wearing a size 00 Dara blouse with 1" removed from the bust . Her measurements are bust: 30 3/4" (78 cm), waist: 23 1/2" (59.7 cm), hip: 35 1/2" (90.2 cm), and she is 5'3 1/2" (161.3) tall.

    Iman is wearing a size 16 Dara blouse, from our 12-30 size range. We added 1" to the sleeve length. Her measurements are bust: 44" (111.75 cm), waist: 36 1/2" (92.75 cm), and hip: 47 1/2" (120.7 cm). She is 5'9 1/2" (176.5 cm) tall.

    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).

    00 – 30

    We want to help you achieve the best fit possible so you can sew garments you truly love. Our fit guides are designed to help you better understand the fit and details of each pattern. Use fit guides in conjunction with the finished measurement chart to better understand the ease and intended fit of each pattern.

  • Details

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Pattern Extras

Dara Bonus

The member bonus adds just a bit more romance with an elasticized ruffled hem on the sleeve. 

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