THE HEPBURN SHIRTWAISTER • Pattern
NOW & THEN PATTERNS by TIL THE SUN GOES DOWN, the Hepburn Shirtwaister is a paper sewing pattern.
Garment Details: This is a classic dress with echoes of the late 1940's to early 1950's but updated for today. There are two collar versions, one angular and one curved. There are three sleeve choices. A short capped one, a straight bracelet length or one with a feature cuff. Small pleats add fullness to the skirt both front and back. And last but not least there are skirt side pockets.
Inspiration can be found at #hepburnshirtwaister
Fabric Suggestions: Most medium weight woven fabrics are suitable. Cotton, viscose, both crepe or straight weave, Tencel, silk, polyester, needlecord or lightweight denim.
Trims required: Matching thread, buttons x 9, interfacing for button bands, collar & cuffs.
Skill Level: Intermediate.
The paper pattern comes carefully packaged in an envelope together with a step-by-step assembly instructions.
Photo credits: Til The Sun Goes Down.