Mathilde pattern by Tilly and the Buttons – sew an elegant button-back blouse

MATHILDE BLOUSE - DIGITAL

Regular price £11.50

Make a beautiful button-back blouse!

DIGITAL ONLY PATTERN

Take your sewing skills to the next level by making Mathilde. The elegant blouse features tucks down the front bodice, flowing sleeves and an adorable button-back opening. Suitable for advanced beginners, you'll learn to create all these features plus French seams so you can make the inside as beautiful as the outside. The user-friendly instructions guide you through with a jargon buster, clearly labelled pattern pieces, and photos of each step. 

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.

"Thanks for making the Mathilde pattern so easy to understand. Your step-by-step guides rule, I've learned so much!" - Kathryn

DIGITAL PATTERN - This pattern is available in digital format only. You’ll receive an email immediately after purchase with a link to instantly download PDF files of the pattern and guide to print at home on either A4 or US Letter paper. You will also receive the copy shop A0  files that you can have printed. Please read the information about digital pattern delivery before downloading. You will need Adobe Reader to print the pattern to the correct scale - you can download Adobe Reader for free

SKILL LEVEL - Improvers

BONUS TUTORIALS - Follow the detailed Mathilde sewalong on the blog for extra guidance and design variations.

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.

SUPPLIES

  • 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
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SIZES (Body measurements)

Pattern sizes below are not applicable to the maternity patterns.

PATTERN SIZE BUST WAIST HIP
1 (UK 6 / US 2 / EUR 34) 76cm (30in) 61cm (24in) 84cm (33in)
2 (UK 8 / US 4 / EUR 36) 81cm (32in) 66cm (26in) 89cm (35in)
3 (UK 10 / US 6 / EUR 38) 86.5cm (34in) 71cm (28in) 94cm (37in)
4 (UK 12 / US 8 / EUR 40) 91.5cm (36in) 76cm (30in) 99cm (39in)
5 (UK 14 / US 10 / EUR 42) 96.5cm (38in) 81cm (32in) 104cm (41in)
6 (UK 16 / US 12 / EUR 44) 101.5cm (40in) 86.5cm (34in) 109cm (43in)
7 (UK 18 / US 14 / EUR 46) 106.5cm (42in) 91.5cm (36in) 114cm (45in)
8 (UK 20 / US 16 / EUR 48) 112cm (44in) 96.5cm (38in) 119.5cm (47in)
9 (UK 22 / US 18 / EUR 50) 117cm (46in) 101.5cm (40in) 124.5cm (49in)
10 (UK 24 / US 20 / EUR 52) 122cm (48in) 106.5cm (42in) 129.5cm (51in)

*Sizes 9 and 10 are included in the Dominique, Stevie, Stevie add-on, Indigo, Indigo add-on, Bobbi, Alexa and Jaimie sewing patterns and the Make It Simple book. We'll be adding these sizes to more patterns in the future, so watch this space!

Orders by post

Our sewing goodies are hand-picked and packed in our South London studio by either Frances or Kate, who put lots of love and care into each precious parcel that leaves us.

Kate and Frances will aim to get all orders packed and shipped within 7 working days.

We are using Royal Mail who are under extreme pressure during these exceptionally busy times. Please be aware that there may be a delay with Royal Mail during this period.  We very much appreciate your patience and understanding and ask that you don’t contact us about receiving your order until 10 working days after the order was placed for the UK customers.  

For our International Customers all orders will be sent using Royal Mail's second class service.  To Europe please allow 5 to 10 working days for arrival, to the rest of the world 7 to 12 working days. Things can take a little longer to arrive at international destinations, so please allow 30 working days after the order was placed before contacting us.

Customers outside of Europe ordering 3 or more patterns, a signed book and/or fabric or a kit will be sent using Royal Mail's tracked service.  

To the UK: To Europe: To the rest of the world:
Any number of patterns £2.00  -  -
1 - 2 patterns  -  £4.50 £6.00
3 or more patterns - £7.50 £19.00 (tracked)
1 signed book and / or fabric with any number of patterns £3.00 £10.00 £25.00 (tracked)
2 signed book and / or fabric with any number of patterns*

£5.00

£19.00

£50.00 (tracked)

3 signed book and / or fabric with any number of patterns* £8.00 £29.00 £75.00 (tracked)

*If ordering more than one signed books, each book will be sent as a a separate parcel.

Receiving digital patterns

Digital patterns are PDF files delivered to your email instantly, ready for you to print at home (or at the office – ssshhh!) on A4 or US Letter paper. You will also receive the copy shop A0 files for large format printing.

Full delivery + returns information

 


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