DHURATA DAVIES • The Overlap Sewing Pattern

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The Overlap is a perfect layering garment and suitable for most days and occasions, depending on your woven fabric of choice. It is a simple, unlined but well finished piece, which can be worn layered as an outer garment, on its own as a shirt or dress and even as a luxurious robe.

The hem falls at hip level on view A and just above the knee on view B. Both these lengths are easily adjustable to suit your taste. It can be made with a belt and belt loops, patch pockets or both. The pattern features detailed instructions for high-end seam finishing techniques.

The main image shows this style made as a wrap blouse in our Nani Iro Birds Eye cotton sateen in Light Grey which has a lovely subtle sheen to it.

Skill level • Average 

This is a multi-size paper, including UK sizes 4 – 24

Suggested fabrics • Light to medium weight woven fabrics including cotton, cotton sateen, lawn, silk, linen, tencel, crepe de chine and wool crepe.

Trims needed • matching thread • 10-12M of 3cm wide unfolded bias cut tape for Hong Kong seam finishing / 0.25 M fusible interfacing

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