Beginner | 25 min
With voluminous sleeves and a dramatically scooped neck, the Adrienne Blouse is a wardrobe showstopper. As impressive as it looks, it's remarkably simple to sew. Pattern designer Chelsea Gurnoe of Friday Pattern Company walks you through every step of sewing the blouse, giving helpful tips on working with elastic, using zig zag and stretch stitches on knit fabric, and hemming. Since it uses only three pattern pieces, it comes together quickly, and the pattern is so simple it practically insists on repeat sewing. Pattern PDF included, available in sizes XS (32-33" bust) to 4X (53-54" bust).
Learn how to:
  • Sew knits without a serger
  • Insert elastic
  • Hem knits
  • Use a zig zag or stretch stitch

What you'll get:
  • A series of easy-to-follow video lessons on how to sew a long-sleeved, square-neck top
  • 4 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step instructions from expert designer and sewist Chelsea from Friday Pattern Company
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
  • A downloadable PDF pattern for the Adrienne Blouse (a $14 value)


Chapters
Sew the Adrienne Blouse
00:40
01:07
04:47
05:48
13:31
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Sewing machine and matching thread
  • Scissors or rotary cutter and mat
  • Jersey/ball point needle
  • Safety pin or bodkin
  • Ruler or measuring tape
  • Clips or pins
  • Iron and ironing surface
  • 1 1/2 yards 1/2" elastic
  • ​Knit fabric with 50% stretch in the following amounts: in 45" wide fabric: 1 3/4 yd for XS-M, 2 1/4 yd for L-XXL, 2 5/8 yd for 1X-4X. In 54" wide fabric 1 3/8 yd for XS-M, 1 7/8 yd for L-XXL, 2 1/2 yd for 1X-4X. In 60" wide fabric 1 3/8 yd for XS-M, 1 3/8 yd for L-XXL, 2 yd for 1X-4X
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