Pattern Spotlight – The Basic Blazer

This pattern was the one that started it all, back when I made the Toddler Blazer. I have to say, I was surprised when it began to sell in larger numbers, surprised when I got requests for larger sizes, and surprised at how much I’ve learned since making this pattern. So, the Basic Blazer honors the Toddler Blazer while vastly improving upon it.

In this newer version, welt pockets are included, I redrafted the shoulders and lapel for a better fit, and re-graded the pattern so the varying sizes are truer. This now goes up to a size 8, where before I stopped at size 4T. 
And inspired by the versions of this blazer I’ve seen in blogland, I tried some much funkier fabrics this time around than I did in my first versions, even playing with a contrasting lapel and collar. 
Remember that you still have time to pre-order and get my Blank Slate Basics eBook (including the Basic Blazer pattern) for 50% off the retail price – now through August 14th. Go here to find out more and put in your order.

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  1. Toni-Maree says

    I have already got fabric ready to make 3 pairs of shorts, one tank and a few v-neck tees, and now I shall have to find some for this blazer! Cant wait to get the pre-order email. (But then im moving house so cant wait to have some spare time too!)

  2. Justine of SewCountryChick says

    This is so cut Melissa! I used to dress my son in vintage blazers because they were impossible to find in shops.

  3. says

    I love the fabric. Cute little boy patterns are hard to come by I’m not surprised it was popular! If I thought I could keep one on my little man I would be all over this! Someday ;)Found you from the sugar and dots link up.

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