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Anna Allen - Anthea Blouse & Dress - PDF Sewing Pattern

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The Anthea is a dartless blouse and dress pattern with puffed sleeves. All views button up the front with a fold-over placket and bias faced neckline.
View A blouse has puffed sleeves that end at, or just below the elbow with a narrow bias cuff.
View B dress has puffed sleeves that are 2” shorter than view A.
Both the blouse and dress have a narrow curved hemline that dips down at the back/front and comes up slightly at the side seams.
The dress includes a separate tie for those who prefer a more cinched in waist.
This pattern was drafted for someone 5’5” with a B/C cup. Both top and dress can be lengthened or shortened as desired. Intended to be made in non-stretch woven fabrics.

SEWING LEVEL: Intermediate

SIZES: 00-22

Fabric & Notion Requirments

Fabric Requirements & Notions see 1st images.

Recommended Fabric

Woven cotton or linen in medium (5-6oz) or light (3-4oz) weight, voiles and lawns, or dress/shirting weight fabrics in various fibers such as cotton or silk may also be used. Extra included for anyone who wishes to alter the pattern to add a yardage needed to match plaids, stripes or one-way designs.

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Anna Allen - Anthea Blouse & Dress - PDF Sewing Pattern


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