The Nyala Blouse is a buttoned blouse that fits the upper bust in a feminine way thanks to its subtly designed yoke ✨
The model is long enough to be worn tucked into pants. It is suitable for all seasons and occasions thanks to the different options offered in the pattern. You will be able to choose the length of the sleeves (short, elbow or 3/4) as well as the type of fall you want (balloon, pagoda or puffed) 🤩
Several variations are also feasible at the neckline, you can choose to incorporate a neckline ruffle to bring freshness or sew a shirt or Peter Pan collar.
🚨 NEW 2023: The pattern now offers 2 new pointed collar options: one longer than the other. The less pointed one is perfectly suited for adding a small lace braid.
💡 By sewing Nyala, you will learn to : 🧷 Sew a facing (with nice finishing touches at the hem) 🧷 Make gathers 🧷 Form a slider 🧷 Sew a collar (without collar stand)
You will be able to download a .zip file which contains :
US Letter PDF Pattern
A4 PDF Pattern
A0 PDF Pattern
Projector PDF Pattern
💡 Seam allowances are included in the pattern and are 3/8″ (1 cm) unless otherwise specified.
For this dress, take into account mainly your bust size. If your hip size is more than 2 sizes above your bust size, it’s best to size up from the bust to the hips.
If you are between two sizes, take the size above.
From 2 to 12 :
60″ fabric (55″ wide)
From 14 to 20 :
72″ fabric (55″ wide)
All sizes :
32″ lightweight iron on interfacing
For balloon or puffed sleeves :
Less than 40″ flat thin elastic
50″ piping or braid (cut-out front yoke)
The Nyala Blouse is designed to be sewn in a non-stretch fabric.
Depending on the season and the look you want, you can choose fabrics that are more or less fluid and that mark the fold more or less: viscose, viscose twill, cotton poplin, tencel, lace, satin, crepe, etc.
The model has a facing, so avoid transparent fabrics or take this notion into account.
The front part of the blouse is in two parts, you can sew the yoke in a second fabric to achieve a play of material or highlight this cut by incorporating a piping or a braid.
Sewing level : 2/5
Needed time : 2/5
The Nyala Blouse is perfect for beginners! It is preferable to have already sewn a few pieces, but the various drawings in the booklet as well as the video tutorial available on the YouTube channel will help you make your blouse!