Rosa has a lovely, semi-fitted shape thanks to gently curved princess seams on both front and back. Our favourite feature is the pointed back yoke, which looks stunning highlighted with decorative topstitching or piping.
You'll learn to construct a two-piece collar and stand, with a separate button stand facing so you can make a feature out of contrast fabric. The three-quarter length roll-up sleeves are held up with narrow button tabs. (Want to make it long sleeved with cuffs? Download the free bonus pattern!) It's finished with mock felled seams, a gently curved dipped hem, and optional pointed pockets.
ONLINE WORKSHOP - Want some extra help sewing Rosa? Sign up to our online video workshop - Sew Your Own Shirt or Shirt Dress - and Tilly will take you through making the collar, topstitching, buttonholes and more. Choose from a printed or digital pattern included in the course materials.
The Rosa shirt and shirt dress is a PDF pattern only. This pattern is not available as a printed pattern.
SKILL LEVEL - Improvers
SIZE RANGE - UK 6-20 (US 2-16 / EUR 34-48)
FABRIC & SUPPLIES:See the pattern back cover image (Psst! You can zoom in)
MODEL SIZE - Rosabella wears size 3 (UK 10)
Size range: UK 6-20 / US 2-16 / EUR 34-48 / AUS 6-20
1 UK 6 / US 2 / EUR 34 / AUS 6
2 UK 8 / US 4 / EUR 36 / AUS 8
3 UK 10 / US 6 / EUR 38 / AUS 10
4 UK 12 / US 8 / EUR 40 / AUS 12
5 UK 14 / US 10 / EUR 42 / AUS 14
6 UK 16 / US 12 / EUR 44 / AUS 16
7 UK 18 / US 14 / EUR 46 / AUS 18
8 UK 20 / US 16 / EUR 48 / AUS 20
Check the sewing pattern size range before buying.
Our sewing patterns include jargon-busting instructions, helpful sewing tips, and colour photos showing you each step. It's never been easier to create gorgeous clothes you can be proud to say you made yourself.
PRINTED SEWING PATTERNS -For patterns with a printed option available, you’ll receive a gorgeous printed package in the post containing full-scale pattern sheets and a colour booklet with step-by-step instructions.
PDF SEWING PATTERNS - You’ll receive an email immediately after purchase with a link to download PDF files of the pattern and instructions. Either print your pattern at home on either A4 or US Letter paper, or use the A0 copyshop files for professional printing. Find out more about digital pattern delivery.
You will need Adobe Reader to print the pattern to the correct scale (free to download).
Need a little more help making your pattern? We have a great blog that is full of free resources that will help you with fitting, techniques and much more. For more support, why not try one of our helpful online workshops!