A traditional workwear boilersuit with a gentle fit.
Thelma is a wardrobe masterpiece that can be interpreted in many different types of cloths, so make it your own.
Thelma will take time to put together, but make it well and wear it absolutely everywhere.
Skill Level: Experienced
Sizes: This is a multi-size paper pattern that comes in two size ranges, please ensure your selection reflects desired fit.
*See images for more sizing information and fabric requirements.
Suggested Fabrics: medium weight wovens such as sanded twill, 5 – 8oz denims, yard dyed linens with some stability, and cotton poplin. If you are an experienced sewer you could try tencel, tencel/linen, corduroy, more floppy linens, prints and checks.
- 18 x 14-18mm Buttons (only 16 buttons if you intend on just using one button at the cuff)
- 2 x Matching thread
- 70cm Interfacing
All seam allowances are 1.5cm unless stated otherwise and are included in the pattern.
Front leg (4) it says on the pattern piece ‘cut here for right side’ should say ‘left’. However the instructions are correct.
The tack on the under arm sleeve (at the cuff) the sizing is the wrong way round.