Are you prepared for a brand new swoonsome addition to the TATB assortment? Say hey to the romantic but comfortable Lyra shirt costume which is the primary sample obtainable in each our new UK 16-34 measurement vary and our present UK 6-24 measurement vary – yay!
Filled with lovely particulars, Lyra is bound to seize your coronary heart – particularly these billowy lengthy sleeves. With two sleeve and hem lengths to select from, Lyra may be made at any time of the yr, it doesn’t matter what hemisphere you are in.
Lyra is a superb sample to construct your abilities as you will be tackling stitching a collar and delightful buttonholes – you will be so proud to say you made it your self!
NEW UK 16-34 SIZE RANGE
The Lyra shirt costume is accessible in our new UK 16-34 measurement vary, which has an entire new measurement chart, going as much as a 152.5cm (60in) bust, 134.5cm (53in) waist and 155cm (61in) hip, with totally different proportions to get the most effective match.
Probably the most noticeable distinction within the proportions from our present patterns is that the stomach is barely fuller and the bust is curvier (a 10cm/4in distinction between excessive bust and full bust, versus 5cm/2in distinction in our present chart).
Need somewhat extra assist choosing which measurement vary is greatest for you? Take a look at this weblog put up which guides you thru the variations.
This ultra-cool shirt costume has an outsized, blousy bodice with bust darts, button entrance opening, two-piece collar and stand, and, after all, facet seam pockets (the place would we be with out our pockets?!).
The gathered skirt may be hemmed simply above the knee, or add the midi panel for a classy tiered look.
Select between quick sleeves for easy-breezy summer season fashion or full-length billowy sleeves with elasticated cuffs.
You’ll be able to select to put on Lyra unfastened and floaty or add an optionally available slender tie to cinch you in on the waist.
Endlessly versatile, choose a cooling cotton for the warmth, cosy needlecord for the winter or a drapey viscose for added swish!
THE SEWING PATTERN
Our award-winning stitching patterns characteristic clear directions with step-by-step color images to information you thru the challenge. The sample items themselves are clearly labelled so you’ll be able to see which seam is which and the way they go collectively.
TIPS AND TUTORIALS
Lyra is appropriate for improvers, so is a superb sample to construct your abilities as you will be tackling stitching a collar and delightful buttonholes – you will be so proud to say you made your self! It would not be a Tilly and the Buttons’ sample with out a little further serving to hand.
FABRIC AND SUPPLIES
Lyra works with all kinds of light- to medium-weight woven materials, comparable to cotton garden, voile, seersucker, chambray, double gauze, viscose (rayon), Tencel (lyocell) or lighter weight needlecord.
The selection of material actually informs the silhouette, with extra drapey materials being best for swishing, and people with somewhat extra physique to them being good for exhibiting off the form.
You will full Lyra with 5 x 12-15mm (1/2-5/8in) buttons and the lengthy sleeve model requires your wrist measurement x 2 in 10mm (3/8in) huge elastic.
Maintain your eyes peeled for Abi’s inspiration and material picks weblog put up for making Lyra which is coming quickly.
16-34 SIZE RANGE PLANS
Lyra is simply the primary launch we’re planning for this yr that may are available our new UK 16-34 measurement vary. We might be launching TWO of our hottest patterns in a couple of weeks time (eek!) and are aiming so as to add one other two standard patterns later within the yr.
Psst! We are able to additionally share that now we have THREE extra new designs within the works for this yr that might be launched in each of the dimensions bands – UK 6-24 and UK 16-34. We’re past enthusiastic about them and hope you’re keen on them as a lot as we do 🙂
Writer: Louise Carmichael
Samples: Sewn by Lisa Obuchowska
Marcela is sporting a measurement 4 (UK12)
Sarah is sporting a measurement 11 (UK 26)