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Thelma Boilersuit Pattern

$ 21.50


A traditional workwear jumpsuit with a gentler feminine fit. Thelma is a wardrobe masterpiece, loose enough to fit all shapes and can be interpreted in many different types of cloths, so make it your own.

Skill Level: Advanced

This is a multi-size paper pattern including either sizes 6–18 or 20-28. All seam allowances are 1.5cm unless stated otherwise and are included in the pattern.

Recommended Fabric:
We would suggest using the following fabrics – medium weight wovens such as sanded twill, 5–8oz denims, yard dyed linens with some stability, and cotton poplin. If you are an experienced sewer you could try tencel, tencel/linen, corduroy, more floppy linens, prints and checks. 

Materials Needed:

  • 18 x 14-18mm Buttons (only 16 buttons if you intend of just using one button at the cuff)
  • 2 x Matching thread
  • 70cm Interfacing 
Fabric Requirements (with or without nap)
  Size 6 & 8 Size 10 - 14 Size 16 & 18 Sizes 20 - 24  Sizes 26 & 28
110cm / 42" 4.25M 4.8M 4.95M 5.15M 5.35M
120cm / 46" 3.5M 4.25M 4.4M 4.85M 5M
140cm / 56" 3.15M 3.35M 3.65M 3.9M 4.35M
150cm / 60" 2.8M 3.3M 3.35M 3.7M 4M
Lining Requirements
  Size 6 & 8 Size 10 - 14 Size 6 & 18 Sizes 20 - 24 Sizes 26 & 28
110cm / 42" 0.4M 0.45M 0.5M 0.65M 0.7M
120cm / 46" 0.4M 0.45M 0.5M 0.6M 0.65M
140cm / 56" 0.4M 0.4M 0.4M 0.45M 0.55M
150cm / 60" 0.4M 0.4M 0.4M 0.4M 0.45M
Finished Measurements (in cm)
In cm Size 6 Size 8 Size 10 Size 12 Size 14 Size 16 Size 18 Size 20 Size 22 Size 24 Size 26 Size 28
Bust 95.5 99.5 103.5 108.5 113.5 118.5 123.5 133 139.25 145.5 151.75 158
Hip 106.5 110.5 114.5 119.5 124.5 129.5 134.5 140 146.25 152.5 158.75 165
Shoulder to Hem 144.5 146 147 148.5 150 151 152.5 156.5 158.5 160.5 162.5 164.5
Sleeve Length inc. Cuff 59.5 60 60.5 61 61.5 62 62.5 63 63.75 64.5 65.25 66
UK Sizing
  Size 6 Size 8 Size 10 Size 12 Size 14 Size 16 Size 18 Size 20 Size 22 Size 24 Size 26 Size 28
Waist 61cm/24" 65cm/25.5" 69cm/27" 74cm/29" 79cm/31" 84cm/33" 89cm/35" 97.5cm/38.5" 103.75cm/41" 110cm/43.5" 116.25cm/46" 122.5cm/48.5"
Hips 86cm/34" 90cm/35.5" 94cm/37" 99cm/38.75" 104cm/41" 109cm/43" 114cm/44" 120.5cm/47.5" 126.75cm/50" 133cm/52.5" 139.25cm/55" 145.5cm/57.5"
Bust 78cm/30.75" 82cm/32.25" 86cm/33.75" 91cm/35.75" 96cm/37.75" 100cm/39.25" 106cm/41.75" 114.5cm/45" 120.75cm/47.5" 127cm/50" 133.25cm/52.5" 139.5cm/55"

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