Tuck Mathilde into a pencil skirt or wear loose over skinny jeans. Try inserting piping into the yoke seam, or sew on contrast colour buttons to create a surprise when you turn around.
PRINTED PATTERN – You’ll receive a gorgeous printed package in the post containing full scale pattern sheets and a colour photo booklet to guide you through the steps.
SKILL LEVEL – Improvers
BONUS TUTORIALS – Follow the detailed Mathilde sewalong on the blog for extra guidance and design variations.
MAKER GALLERY – Get inspired by what other people are making in the Mathilde gallery!
FABRIC SUGGESTIONS – Lightweight cotton, silk or polyester fabrics with drape, such as lawn, voile, viscose (rayon), crêpe de chine, habotai, charmeuse. Avoid slippery fabric if you’re a beginner. Plain fabric will show the tucks better than patterned fabric.
- Fabric – 1.8m x 150cm wide (2 yards x 60in) OR 2.4m x 115cm wide (2 ¾ yards x 45in)
- Matching thread
- 7 x 15mm (5/8in) buttons
- Iron-on interfacing (about 30cm/12in, similar weight to your fabric)
- Sewing machine and basic Tools
SIZES (body measurements)