Patron de justaucorps et robe Nettie
Fabric and Supplies
4-way stretch fabrics with good recovery and at least 50% crosswise stretch; cotton-lycra and lycra are ideal. 2-way stretch fabrics such as ponte are only recommended for the dress variation, as long as they also stretch at least 50%. A 10” square scrap of lining fabric like rayon bemberg or silk charmeuse for the optional snap crotch
(58" / 1.5m) Bodysuit
0-8 = 1.25 yd/1.2m
10-14 = 1.5yd/1.4m
18-20 = 1.75yd/1.6m
0-8 = 1.5yd/1.4m
10-14 = 1.75yd/1.6m
16-20 = 2yd/1.8m
- 3 metal snaps for the snap crotch (optional)
- Stretch or jersey needle
- Polyester thread
- Clear elastic or twill tape to stabilize shoulder seams
- Double stretch needle (optional)
- One pair of foam cups (optional)
Sewing level: Advanced beginner
Sizes: 0 - 20 (see our sizing chart here)
Finished measurements: See complete final measurements here
Instructions: English or French Print at Home File (Letter & A4): Bodysuit: 22 pages, Dress: 24 pages, sizes are not layered.
Copy Shop/A0 File: 2 large sheets (36"x48" / A0), sizes are not layered.
- PT 1: Fabric
- PT 2: Supplies
- PT 3: Outfit Inspiration & Pattern Hacking
- PT 4: Prepping Your Pattern Pieces
- PT 5: Cutting Your Fabric
- PT 6: Attaching Neck Binding
- PT 7: Adding a Shelf Bra and Foam Cups
- PT 8: Attaching Sleeves
- PT 9: Finishing the Bodysuit
- PT 10: Hacking a Swimsuit
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Pattern Hacks & Inspiration
From the Closet Core Patterns Community
I absolutely loved this pattern and it helped me realize why so many other t-shirt patterns don’t fit in the shoulders-because mine are just a bit more broad/square. Such a revelation. I’ve hacked this pattern into a shirt and full coverage underwear. I made one body suit in a performance French terry and it pairs perfectly with high waisted pants and skirts. It’s a wardrobe staple now and it’s perfect year round.
i've made the dress version twice and is a lovely fitted dress, it looks small when sewn up but needs to be so the shoulders stay on. i attached the neckband back to front the first time as i didn't realise the back was lower then the front! make sure you have a good stretch fabric with recovery. i did one in a sports knit and that works too.
I purchased the Nettie bodysuit/dress pattern and sewed up the bodysuit in a merino knit. I haven't sewed a lot of knit patterns, but this went very smoothly. I was pleased with the shape and the fit. I have worn it sitting around the house as well as out rollerskating with my teen and I found it is comfy in either circumstance. I would recommend this to anyone looking for a comfy, feminine shirt that stays tucked in.
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This was the first of my CC purchases, and I have only made the body suit so far. There are endless variations, and since the first went together so nicely, there will definitely be more. I loved the suggestion and the instructions for the optional shelf bra. This option creates just enough coverage to camoflage a seamed bra under a knit garment. It's brilliant!