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Sylvia Robe Kit

Add a touch of effortless charm to any outfit with our July g&g Sewing Society kit. It includes everything you need to make a light and breezy version of the Sew Over It Sylvia Robe.

The stylish, flattering and comfortable Sylvia robe adds a touch of effortless charm to any outfit. It's the perfect layering piece, so whether you are relaxing in the sun and need a cover up, or pairing it with some jeans and a pretty top for a more formal date, it will take an everyday look from blah to bewitching!

It's loose style has a very simple construction, making it perfect for anyone trying lighter weight fabrics for the first time. Choose between a short or longer length depending on your preference. You can even customise it to have a belt for a light weight, summery dressing gown.

We have chosen three beautiful light weight woven fabrics for this kit: a sumptuously smooth Tencel Twill in a Dusty Olive shade, a vibrant Midnight Meadow print with a black background featuring a colourful print on a textured viscose crepe fabric and a bright Festival Bloom print with a pink background with deep shades of maroon flora on a smooth viscose lawn fabric.

This pattern has a size range of UK 0-30. Within that are two sub ranges of UK 6-20 (Dressmakers B-cup) and UK 18-30 (Dressmakers D-cup).

You will receive all the sizes and cup options in PDF format and you can select what range you would like printed out and sent with your kit.

For more information in working out your dressmakers cup size, check out this article. Please note that it is different to what bra size you might wear.

  • The PDF digital file for the Sew Over It Sylvia Robe* (Size range: UK6-30 Bust 32" - 57") *The link to the PDF instruction booklet will be contained in your order confirmation email along with details of how to access the PDF pattern files directly from the Sew Over It website.
  • A0 print out of the Sew Over It Sylvia Robe* Choose between sizes ranges UK 6-20 (dressmakers B cup) OR UK 18-30 (dressmakers D cup) from the drop down menu below, printed out onto large A0 sheets at full size on our new lighter weight 60gsm pattern paper.
  • Fabric - select from option above. All options include a 3m length of fabric. This is enough to make up to any size in the longer length view.
  • 1 reel Matching Gutermann Sew All Thread
  • Prym Sewing Machine Needles size 70
  • 0.4m of light weight, non-woven iron on interfacing in either white or black to match your fabric.
  • Sew in woven label - Made by me with g&g
  • A physical print out of the instruction booklet will NOT be included. You can view the instruction booklet on your device at home, print it out at home, or add the 'printed pattern instructions' product (see link below) to your order and we will print it for you.

Alongside the purchase of this kit you will receive access to a Laurens exclusive YouTube video to be used alongside the pattern instructions. She shares her hints and tips for getting a lovely finish including tips for cutting out and working with slippery viscose fabric, how to sew French seams, how to make and insert a hanging tab, how to invisibly hand stitch the collar, how to make a belt for your robe and how to sew dainty thread chains to hold the belt in place.

The video has over 25 minutes of footage, sectioned out with time stamps/chapters for easy reference and navigation.

The link to the video will be contained in your order confirmation email along with the pdf files, please please file this safely for future reference.

This pattern is aimed for 'Confident Beginners'. The main challenge is learning how to work with more slippery fabric.

To complete this project you'll need a regular sewing machine and basic sewing tools, find out what Lauren recommends in this article.

If you would like a printed copy of the instructions sent out with your kit, in addition to the PDF copy that you will receive, please see the related products below and add it to your cart as a separate product.

This kit is available for immediate dispatch. Your kit will be wrapped in tissue and beautifully presented in recyclable packaging.

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