Pattern #2045 Clara Cardigan

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Clara Cardigan Sewing Pattern

Difficulty: 2/5

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A timeless design drop shoulder semi-fitted button or snap front cardigan with the option of a regular back or an open back with drawstring tie detail.

Your options include a deep band or plain stitch hemline, 2 lengths, long straight sleeves with straight hem or cuff option, the back has a plain option or split with self drawstring ties

This design is able to be made in many types of stretch knit mid weight jersey fabrics. Must have at least 30% horizontal stretch, with a minimal amount of vertical stretch

Construction instructions are a fully illustrated (written with photos) PDF

All seam and hem allowances are included.

The pdf is a Multi-size pattern fitting XXS-4XL

Please see below for a detailed description.

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Clara Cardigan PDF Sewing Pattern

Style # 2045    Difficulty: - 2 / 5


A ladylike cardigan with back interest which will quickly become your spring wardrobe staple. Throw on over jeans and a T for an instant lift to any outfit, or wear over your favourite dress.

- Semi Fitted

- Drop Shoulder

- Front has a button placket with the option of snaps or button closure

- Long Sleeves have a hem or cuff option

- Band or No Band hemline finish to Front and Back

- The back can be sewn cut "on the fold" for both the "Band" or "No Band" View

- For the "No Band" view with centre back split detail with self fabric drawstring ties, the back split gathering starts from part way down from the back neck

- Two Lengths

Fit Information:

The pattern is a multi-size pattern to fit the size range of XXS - 4XL.

The cardigan is a contoured fit - relaxed fitting around the upper body, curving in at the waist then pulling in to negative ease to fit snugly at the hip - semi fitted. For the back-tie option this allowance allows the garment to sit correctly when knotted.

Please see the "More Information" tab for further details

Fabric Information:

This is a pattern designed for knit fabrics

For best results please choose medium  knits with at least 40% horizontal stretch such as French Terry, Hatchi, Sweater knits and DBP.  Please see the "More Information" tab for further details.

Construction Information:

A full written booklet with photo step-by-step sewing guide is included.

Additional Information:

This is a professionally drafted fashion industry construction pattern, which I have made and graded to industry standard guidelines.

Construction Information is available as a fully illustrated (photos and instructions) PDF for all levels of sewists. 

Available for purchase is a digital download, a pdf file able to be immediately printed to your home printer. Download the pattern after payment. Once purchased, the pattern will be in your account forever, and you can download it as many times as you want. Due to the nature of the product there are no refunds.

Print Options Included In Your Purchase:

- Print-at-home No Trim PDF - both a US Letter and A4 paper size format is included

- Print-at-home Trim PDF (sized to print on both US Letter or A4 paper)

- Print-at-Copy-Shop | A0 Size Print Format (33.1"x46.8" |841mmx1189mm)

- A0 Size Projector Only File - for those using projector technology

- Size Layers so you can print just the size you need

- Information includes a Specification Sheet, a Fabric Lay Plan and a Construction Booklet

Please ensure before you print that your printer settings are set to "DO NOT SCALE" (Print actual size)

Please print the page with the test square as a single print job before you send the full pdf document to the printer, with your printer settings on "do not scale". This will print a test size square which you can measure to ensure the pattern will print to the correct size. There is a square of 10cm, and a square of 4inch

These print in black ink with grainlines in red ink. You may prefer to change your print settings to "draft" to save ink.

You will need Adobe Reader to read the file and a printer to print out the pattern.

Small home based businesses may sell items made from this pattern. You may not sell, copy, or redistribute this pattern.

This is a PDF construction/sewing pattern. This is not a finished garment.

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More Information
From The Collection Metropolis
Season Winter, Trans-seasonal
Number of Pages

Layered Trim PDF-33pgs

Layered A4 No Trim-28pgs

Layered US No Trim-28pgs

Information -12pgs

Layered A0 Size Copy Shop File-2pgs

Projector A0 Size File

Knit Or Woven Fabric Knit Fabric Used In Pattern
Fabric Pattern Types Plain, Floral, Spots, Stripes, Checks and Tartan, Selvedge/Hem Print
Fabric Choice Nuyarn, Mid Weight Knits, DBP Double Brushed Polyester, Ribbing for Trim (cuffs, neck , waistband etc), Hacci, Sweater Knit, Knit - double faced (2 sides look the same), Lace - stretch
A0 Copy Shop File Included Yes
Projector Files Included - Layered Yes
Print Options Print At Home - Layered Trim File - US Letter and A4 Size, Print At Home - Layered No Trim File - choose either US Letter or A4, A0 Size - Layered Copy Shop File, A0 Size - Projector Only Files
Pattern Size XXS, XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL
Difficulty Intermediate - Confident Beginner
Garment Type Cardigan
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