Tilly and the Button • Coco • Confident Beginners

  • £12.50


Tilly and the Button • Coco • Confident Beginners
Simple to sew, Coco is easy fitting, with no fiddly fastenings. The classic design features boat neckline, choice of top or dress length, three quarter or long sleeves, side splits on the top version, optional sixties-style funnel roll neck, rolled cuffs and path pockets

Skill level: Confident beginners

Bonus tutorials: Follow the detailed Coco sewalong on the blog for extra guidance and design variations. For help sewing knit fabrics on a regular sewing machine, sign up to our online workshop, Learn to Sew Jersey Tops.

Fabric suggestions: Medium weight knit fabric with very little stretch. Look out for interlock knit, double knit, ponte di roma, or feel the fabric to check it’s not too fine or stretchy.

Supplies:

Fabric:
- Dress with funnel neck + cuffs - 2.3m x 150cm wide (2 1/2 yards x 60in) OR 3m x 115cm wide (3 1/4 yards x 45in)
- Plain dress - 2m (2¼ yards) x 150cm (60in) wide OR 2.7m (3 yards) x 115cm (45in) wide
- Top with funnel neck + cuffs – 1.8m (2 yards) x 150cm (60in) wide OR 2.7m (3 yards) x 115cm (45in) wide
- Plain top – 1.5m (1¾ yards) x 150cm (60in) wide OR 2.2m (2½ yards) x 115cm (45in) wide
Matching thread
Ribbon or stay tape - 30cm (12in) x 6-8mm (1/4in) wide
Stretch or ballpoint needle for your sewing machine
Sewing machine and basic tools (a rotary cutter and mat are useful)


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