This is an e-pattern. For a paper pattern, please return to the Lilac Lane store. This pattern is 41 pages long. The first 7 pages are instructions filled with detailed drawing and photos. The next 34 pages are pattern pieces which can be easily assembled after printing with included overlapping marks and guides on each page. You will need a pdf reader to open the file, which can be found for free. One example is Adobe Reader. The file will be sent instantly to your e-mail upon payment.
Included with the pattern is a FREE pattern for the So Long Suitcase Bag. This is a fun bag which is big enough to take with you on vacation.
Skill level: Intermediate Sizes: 2T-14
If you're out and about or staying at home, Spring Break is the breezy outfit of choice this year. Look completely coordinated with a matching tunic and capri set. Optional pockets complete the look. With such a wide range of sizes, you can make this one again and again. Tunic finishes to low hip, capris to mid calf.
Suitable fabrics include light-weight to quilting weight cottons, voiles, ginghams, linen, poplins and other shirting-weight fabric. Add extra fabric for directional prints and fabric with nap. Measurements based on 44" wide fabric.
size/age height chest waist
2T 33-36" 21" 20"
3T 36-38" 211/2" 201/2"
4 40-42" 22" 21"
5 42-45" 23" 211/2"
6 45-47" 25" 22"
7 48-51" 26" 221/2"
8 51-53" 27" 23"
10 54-56" 28" 24"
12 57-59" 30" 25"
14 58-61" 311/2" 26"
Measurements based on body size, not finished garment size. Appropriate ease is added.
2T-3T 1/2 yard, 4-5 ⅝ yard, 6-7 11/4 yards, 8-10 1⅜ yards, 12-14 11/2 yards
sleeves 1/4 yard all sizes
pockets 1/4 yard all sizes
15" square (or fat quarter) for bias bindings
1/4" elastic for sleeves
2T-4 1/2 yard, 5-7 ⅝ yard, 8-14 3/4 yard
cuff 1/4 yard all sizes
cuff accent 1/8 yard all sizes
1" non-rolling elastic for waistband
*Fabric measurements are based on 44/45" wide fabric. Allow extra fabric for directional prints or nap.
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Hi! I'm Melissa Stramel. I'm a pattern designer, mostly of children's clothing. My company is called Lilac Lane and was started in 2008. You can visit my website http://lilaclanepatterns.com or visit me on facebook at http://facebook.com/lilaclanepatterns or my etsy shop at http://lilaclanellc.etsy.com. Don't miss my book, A Year of Making Life Beautiful: 45 Projects to Bake, Grow, Craft, and Sew.