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The Thelma Pattern by Merchant & Mills - Printed Pattern

$22.00

A traditional workwear boilersuit with a gentler feminine fit. Thelma is a wardrobe masterpiece, loose enough to fit all shapes and can be interpreted in many different types of cloths, so make it your own.

Thelma will take time to put together, but make it well and wear it absolutely everywhere. 

Sizes

UK 6 - 18 (US 4 - 16)

OR

UK 20 - 28 (US 18 - 26)

Recommended fabric

Medium weight wovens such as sanded twill, 5 – 8oz denims, yard dyed linens with some stability, and cotton poplin. If you are an experienced sewer you could try tencel, tencel/linen, corduroy, more floppy linens, prints and checks.

Yardage requirements:

Using 43 inch width fabric (110 cm)

  • 6 -8: 4 2/3 yards (4.25 m)
  • 10 - 14: 5 1/4 yards (4.8 m)
  • 16 - 18: 5 1/2 yards (4.95 m)
  • 20 - 24: 5 2/3 yards (5.15 m)
  • 26 - 28: 5 7/8 yards (5.35 m)

Using 47 inch width fabric (120 cm)

  • 6 - 8: 3 7/8 yards (3.5 m)
  • 10 - 14: 4 2/3 yards (4.25 m)
  • 16 - 18: 4 5/6 yards (4.4 m)
  • 20 - 24: 5 1/3 yards (4.85 m)
  • 26 - 28: 5 1/2 yards (5 m)

Using 55 inch width fabric (140 cm)

  • 6 - 8: 3 1/2 yards (3.15 m)
  • 10 - 14: 3 2/3 yards (3.35 m)
  • 16 - 18: 4 yards (3.65 m)
  • 20 - 24: 4 1/3 yards (3.9 m)
  • 26 - 28: 4 3/4 yards (4.35 m)

Using 60 inch width fabric (150 cm)

  • 6 - 8: 3 yards (2.8 m)
  • 10 - 14: 3 5/8 yards (3.3 m)
  • 16 - 18: 3 7/8 yards (3.35 m)
  • 20 - 24: 4 1/8 yards (3.7 m)
  • 26 - 28: 4 3/8 yards (4 m)

Lining - for all widths

  • 6 - 18: 1/2 yard (.4 - .5 m)
  • 20 - 28: 1/2 yard - 5/6 yard (.4 - .7 m)
Interfacing
  • 5/6 yard (70cm) 
Buttons
  • 18 x 1/2" - 3/4" (14-18mm) - (only 16 buttons if you intend of just using one button at the cuff) 

Skill level: Experienced

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