I can hear spring time calling! The Flutter Wrap with it’s flutter sleeves and flounce options makes me so excited for spring time dresses… but we made sure to give it some warmer options to in case you’re not ready for warmer weather just yet 😉 No matter what weather you’re sewing for the Flutter Wrap will have you covered and feeling fabulous!
The Flutter Wrap can be an everyday top and dress or a show stopper formal depending on options you pick! It can be tailored for any occasion! The flounce and flutter sleeve options give it such a fun detail that add some glamour and fun. It has a wide variety of fabrics you can use for the different options. It is drafted for knit stretch fabrics with at least 30% horizontal stretch. Flounce options work great with fabrics with a soft drape to create those beautiful cascading ruffle look with no gathering! Whoever you’re sewing the Flutter Wrap for they will surely feel gorgeous! The wrap style allows for easy fitting with tying it a bit tighter to looser and you can play with the neckline for more or less coverage on the bust! Enjoy several videos in the tutorial including: fabric choices, adding/taking away length, grading/mashing between sizes-youth, easing in flounces, binding on neckline, flounce neckline, and even how to tie it up at the end!
You can pick from 3 different necklines: a plain neckline, a narrow flounce or a wider “sleeved” flounce- all are finished with a narrow binding to the inside of the garment. A length for every occasion with a shirt length, knee length, knee length with flounce, maxi or maxi with flounce for the hemline. Sleeves included are a tank, short flutter sleeve, traditional fitted short, 3/4 or long sleeve.
**Want to learn more about how to measure yourself for these pattern? We’ve got you covered with an in-depth blog HERE. And in case you’re new to Patterns for Pirates and PDF patterns in general, we have a great blog full of new-user tips HERE to help you get started! As with all of our current releases and updates, the pdfs now include our layers feature and can be found in Letter, A4 and A0 sizes. And for even more helpful fun, we have a *free* printable that you can use to help record your measurements as you take them.
Let’s take a quick look at the different options!
HEM OPTIONS: SHIRT, KNEE LENGTH, MAXI LENGTH
MORE HEMLINE OPTIONS: KNEE WITH FLOUNCE, MAXI WITH FLOUNCE
TRADITIONAL FITTED SLEEVE OPTIONS: SHORT, 3/4, LONG
MORE SLEEVE OPTIONS: TANK, SHORT FLUTTER SLEEVE
NECKLINE OPTIONS: PLAIN, NARROW FLOUNCE, WIDER “SLEEVED” FLOUNCE
How about some fabric inspiration? Depending on your options you can choose from a very wide array of knits! Here are some of the favorite tester choices:
DOUBLE BRUSHED POLY:
OTHER SOFT DRAPE KNITS: POLY SPANDEX, SLUB KNIT, TRI-BLEND JERSERY, POLY FDY, ITY
In case you were looking for some more inspiration, you can find all of our tester images in our Facebook group! Go check them out: Flutter Wrap Facebook Album | Flutter Wrap – Youth Facebook Album
Are you ready to sew your new favorite sweater? Go grab the patterns now!
FLUTTER WRAP | FLUTTER WRAP – YOUTH | FLUTTER WRAP – ADULT/YOUTH BUNDLE
And if our pattern doesn’t hit just the right spot, we’ve also included a blog post that will help take your Flutter Wrap to the next level! Go check out our Easy Hacks Post to see how to make some slight alterations to the original pattern, to customize it even further!
The release sale (no code needed) will be through Saturday March 14 (11:59PM US Central Time Zone).
Happy Sewing, Pirates!