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Painted Portrait Blouse & Dress

The Painted Portrait Blouse & Dress is an avant garde take on the empire silhouette and at the same time fashions either a patchwork or solid yoke - each framing your face and your figure beautifully. A perfect year-round pattern whether you love the ease of a sleeveless blouse or the comfort of a pocketed dress. This one single pattern offers so much variation that you'll want to try every option.

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Finished Garment Dimensions:

(This pattern accommodates size XS through XL.) The following details the finished garment dimensions which includes the appropriate ease for the particular garment style.

XS: bust 34 7/8", waist 37 7/8"", hip 45"

SM: bust 36 7/8", waist 39 7/8", hip 47"

MD: bust 38 7/8", waist 41 7/8", hip 49"

LG: bust 40 7/8", waist 43 7/8", hip 51"

XL: bust 42 7/8", waist 45 7/8", hip 53"

Anna Maria Sewing Pattern Size Guide: (actual body measurements)

XS: bust 32/33”, waist 25/26”, hip 34/35”

S: bust 34/35”, waist 27/28”, hip 36/37”

M: bust 36/37”, waist 29/30”, hip 38/39”

L: bust 38/39”, waist 31/32”, hip 40/41”

XL: bust 40/41”, waist 33/34”, hip 42/43”

FABRIC requirements:

Light to medium weight woven cottons, rayons, silks

Options A (sleeveless blouse or dress):

1 3/8 yards for XS-XL blouse

1 7/8 yards for XS-SM dress

2 yards MD-XL dress

Option B (blouse or dress with sleeves):

1 3/4 yards for XS-SM blouse

1 7/8 yards for MD-XL blouse

2 1/8 yards for XS-SM dress

2 1/4 yards for MD dress

2 3/8 yards for LG-XL dress

Option C (pocketed dress):

2 1/8 yards for XS-XL sleeveless dress

2 3/8 yards for XS-SM sleeved dress

2 1/2 yards for MD-XL sleeved dress

*For all options, you'll need an additional 3/4 yard for facings and bias *For all options, if making a pieced style yoke (shown on cover), you'll need 6 assorted scraps that are approximately 8" x 15"


*Remember to allow additional yardage if you'd like to center or match any fabric print features.


Shape 3