James blouse size 32 to 46

James is a classic fisherman’s smock revisited by Ready to sew!

The fisherman’s smock is a hardwearing sailcloth smock once worn as an outer garment by fishermen. It is called «vareuse» in french.

You will love the neat and strong construction of this garment and its discrete charm.

  • Front opening fastened with 1 button
  • Inside chest pocket
  • kimono sleeves
  • Decorative and functional topstitching
  • Big kangaroo pocket or side pocket
  • Side slits
  • curved hem

Size: 32 to 46 Seam allowances included

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  • Print at home A4 - US letter PDF files
  • A0 PDF copy shop files
  • PDF illustrated instruction manual
  • Online step by step photo tutorial
  • Online tutorial on how to adjust the pattern to fit (Full bust adjustment, full bicep adjustment, shorten, lengthen, grading between sizes ...)

Materials you need at home:

  • fabric requirements: 32 - 36: 185 x 140 cm 38 - 46: 220 x 140 cm
  • Suggested fabric: Strong woven fabrics: denim, cotton twill, cotton canvas, gabardine, medium weight linen, coated Linen...
  • Notions: 1 button
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Founded in 2015 by fashion designer Raphaëlle Bonamy, Readytosew is a DIY fashion label for individuals who want to discover or develop their sewing skills and create a sustainable wardrobe.

Find more designs and resources on www.readytosew.fr

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