Paper Theory - Zadie Jumpsuit
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The Zadie Jumpsuit is a relaxed and easy to wear one piece that comes with the option of wide 3/4 length sleeves, or sleeveless with a dropped shoulder. It wraps around the body and fastens with a tie so there is no need for buttons or a zip - making it quick and to easy sew, and quick and easy to get on and off.
The legs are cut wide and skim above the ankle. There are deep slant pockets on the front, with small pleats at the waist on the front and back. The neck edge is finished with a bias binding.
Recommended Fabric: This pattern was designed especially for woven, medium weight fabrics like cotton and linen and would look great in fabric that has a draped quality like crepe, viscose twill or satin. It would also make up well in some heavier fabrics like drill and light weight denim. It is possible to make this in Knit or stretch fabrics like Jersey but the binding technique around the neck is tricky in a stretch fabric so be warned that would take the difficulty degree up a few notches.
Fabric requirements: Option A (sleeves): 115 cm (45″) wide fabric: 2.75 – 4.40 m (3 – 4.8 yd) / 150 cm (60″) wide fabric: 2.25 – 3.56 m (2.46 – 3.9 yd) // Option B (sleeveless): Reduce fabric quantity by 35 cm (0.4 yd) for all sizes.
Sizing: UK 6 – 28. Please check the size chart and finished garment measurements.
This pattern was drafted for a person who is 5’7″ but there are lengthening and shortening lines included on the pattern. For reference the model pictured here is 5’10” with a 34D bust. She is wearing a size 12 with 2″ of length added to the legs at the hem. This was the only modification for her.
Notions: Matching thread.