Prepare to swoon… Romantic, floaty and super swishy, the Marnie blouse and mini dress will steal your heart. Keep it simple, or add the pretty tucks and ruffles.
- Breezy smock-style bodice with princess seams and gentle gathering under the yokes
- Dreamy optional undulating tucks on front yoke and sleeves
- Round neckline finished with bias binding, with optional ruffle collar
- Optional shoulder ruffles for extra drama
- Two-piece full-length bishop sleeves with elasticated hem
- Keyhole back opening with button and loop
- Choice of blouse or mini dress hem lengths
SKILL LEVEL – Improver
SIZE RANGE – UK 6-34 / US 2-30 / EUR 34-62 / AUS 6-34
FABRIC SUGGESTIONS – For version with tucks, choose a lightweight woven fabric which presses well, such as cotton lawn, voile, poplin, Swiss dot, seersucker, double gauze, chambray. Version without tucks would also be lovely in broderie anglaise, viscose (rayon) or Tencel (lyocell).
- Fabric – see above + below
- Matching polyester thread
- 1 x 10mm (3/8in) button with shank
- 0.6m (5/8yd) x 10mm (3/8in) wide elastic, plus 2 safety pins
- Sewing machine and basic tools