The Badiane blouse pattern is for a soft and comfortable top that can be made out of knit fabrics. It is very easy to sew and can be sewn with a serger machine or using a zig zag sitch. The sweetheart neckline make this top fashionable and feminine. It has a slightly loose fit and there are two sleeve lenghts (short and 3/4 sleeve). The blouse pattern is available in all sizes: (European sizes 32-52 and US sizes 1-20)
Blouse Pattern Download
The blouse pattern was published in the French website Christine Cloud. The pattern is in french, but it has illustrated instructions that are easy to follow even if you don’t speak the language.
Here are some examples of finished projects using this blouse pattern:
1 yd of knit fabric (1 1/2yd for 3/4 sleeve option) – you can use contrasting fabric.
Stay Tape to stabilize the shoulders and neckline
Fusible interfacing (Knit interfacing to retain the stretching ability of the fabric)
Basic tips to sew with knits
Sewing with knits can be tricky, but once you know the basics you will be able to sew anything with knit fabrics. Here are some basic tips:
- Cut your pattern pieces with a Rotary Cutter
- Use Ball Point Jersey Machine Needles
- Use a serger machine or a zigzag stich.