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The Frida Shirt is a simple and versatile piece with some really lovely finishing details (A.K.A. the flat binding neckline). It's a great piece for beginners to approach as a learning project or if you're a more experienced sewer looking for a timeless blouse to add to your wardrobe.
Sizing: UK Sizes 6 - 28 (with PDF Layers)
Skill level: Beginners and intermediate sewers. If you're new to sewing we recommend following our online workshop.
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The Frida Shirt is fitted on the shoulders with a fairly boxy fit from the bust down. It's cropped to sit on the lower hip and features a simple sleeve that finishes at the wrist bone.
Measurements in cm
UK 6 | US 2 | EU 34
Bust - 101.5, Shoulder to shoulder - 43.55, Length (side neck to hem) - 57.1, Sleeve length - 52.25
UK 8 | US 4 | EU 36
Bust - 104, Shoulder to shoulder - 44.8, Length (side neck to hem) - 58, Sleeve length - 53.5
UK 10 | US 6 | EU 38
Bust - 109, Shoulder to shoulder - 45.5, Length (side neck to hem) - 62, Sleeve length - 54
UK 12 | US 8 | EU 40
Bust - 114, Shoulder to shoulder - 47.2, Length (side neck to hem) - 58.6, Sleeve length - 54.5
UK 14 | US 10 | EU 42
Bust - 119, Shoulder to shoulder - 48.4, Length (side neck to hem) - 59.2, Sleeve length - 55
UK 16 | US 12 | EU 44
Bust - 124, Shoulder to shoulder - 49.6, Length (side neck to hem) - 59.8, Sleeve length - 55.5
UK 18 | US 14 | EU 46
Bust - 129, Shoulder to shoulder - 50.8, Length (side neck to hem) - 60.5, Sleeve length - 56
UK 20 | US 16 | EU 48
Bust - 134, Shoulder to shoulder - 52, Length (side neck to hem) - 61, Sleeve length - 56.5
UK 22 | US 18 | EU 50
Bust - 139, Shoulder to shoulder - 53.2, Length (side neck to hem) - 61.5, Sleeve length - 57
UK 24 | US 20 | EU 52
Bust - 144, Shoulder to shoulder - 54.4, Length (side neck to hem) - 62, Sleeve length - 57.5
UK 26 | US 22 | EU 54
Bust - 149, Shoulder to shoulder - 55.6, Length (side neck to hem) - 62.6, Sleeve length - 58
UK 28 | US 24 | EU 56
Bust - 154, Shoulder to shoulder - 56.8, Length (side neck to hem) - 63, Sleeve length - 58.5
Construction techniques:French seams, button stands, double back yoke with gathers, inserting a sleeve with armhole ease, patch pocket, buttons & buttonholes and a very beautiful flat binding finishing on the neckline.
Suitable fabrics: The Frida Shirt works in a range of fabrics from lightweight and breathable to thicker and more cosy. Fabrics such as cotton poplin/lawn, linen, very lightweight denim, needlecord, light woollen weave, flannel and brushed cotton are all good options.
Fabric requirements: Our lay-plans are always done on a single layer of fabric to reduce wastage.
Materials list: Self Fabric (see above), 5 x small buttons, 1 x spool of thread, either matching or contrast, a small strip of fusing for the buttons stands
Pages to print:Instructions - 15, A4/US Letter - 33, A0 - 2
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How to print your pattern:
You have two options for printing out your pattern.
1. You can get it printed in A0 at a printing shop or sewing pattern company. Search for "sewing pattern printing company" to find a company that does this in your region.
2. Or you can print it yourself on a home printer in A4 or US Letter format and then tile the pages together using tape.
Using PDF layers:
All of our patterns come with PDF layers so you can select the sizes you want to view and print. To do this you’ll need a PDF viewer such as Adobe Acrobat Reader (this is free to download).
More details on printing, using PDF layers and general preparation tips can be found on the ‘Using Our Patterns’ document (download for free here). This document comes with all of our patterns.
Women's Body Measurements
Bust / Waist / Hip (based on standard UK measurements) - Measurements in cms