With a loose, body-skimming silhouette and a number of interchangeable features, the Kalle Shirt & Shirtdress is the ultimate in chic, easy dressing.

View A is cropped with a wide-faced hem, View B is a tunic length shirt inspired by classic men’s oxfords, and View C is a stylish shirtdress with a high-low hem. All versions feature a subtly curved yoke, short dolman sleeves with arm cuffs, and a dramatically shaped hem.

Personalize your Kalle with a standard or band collar, an optional breast pocket, an inverted or box pleat, and button, popover or hidden placket.

Sizes: Currently available in sizes 0-20 only

SUGGESTED FABRICS

Make a fluid, drapey Kalle with soft fabrics like tencel, linen, rayon challis and silk crepe de chine. Crisper fabrics like poplin, chambray, voile, flannel and traditional shirtings will create a more structured silhouette.

FABRIC REQUIREMENTS (45″/1.14M)

View A
0-6 = 2yd/1.8m, 8-20 = 2.25yd/2m

View B
0-14 = 2.5yd/2.3m, 16-20 = 2.75yd/2.5m

View C
0-14 = 2.75yd/2.5m, 16-20 =  3yd/2.75m

FABRIC REQUIREMENTS (58″/1.5M)

View A
0-6 = 1.5yd/1.4m, 8-14 = 1.75yd/1.6m, 16-20 =  2yd/1.85m

View B
0-6 = 1.75yd/1.6m, 8-14 = 2yd/1.85m, 16-20 = 2.25yd/2m

View C
0-6 = 2yd/1.85m, 8-14 =  2.25yd/2m, 16-20 = 2.5yd/2.25m

ADDITIONAL SUPPLIES
  • Lightweight fusible interfacing
  • 1/2″ shirt buttons (crop top = 5, tunic = 8, dress = 9, popover placket = 4)
  • Polyester thread

Sewing level: Intermediate

Sizes: 0 – 20

Our 0-20 size range is based on a B cup bust with an average height of 5′-6″. Please note that B cup does not refer to bra sizing, but rather the difference in inches between high and full bust. A 2″ difference between those measurements is equivalent to a B cup (a difference of 1″= A cup, 2″  = B cup, 3″ = C cup etc.) If the difference between your high bust and full bust is higher than 2″, you may need to make a full bust adjustment for select patterns.

Finished measurements: See complete final measurements here

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