Silva Shirt Jacket - this relaxed, collarless style can be worn as either a jacket or shirt. It features three quarter length sleeves, a curved hem with raw edge binding on neck, hem and sleeve edges that over time creates a fringed detail. The Silva Shirt Jacket has been designed to fit neatly across the shoulders giving it a slim and flattering fit. A perfect trans-seasonal garment, it's best made up in linen, light weight wool crepe or wool gauze, silk crepe de chine and silk double georgette. Not suitable for stiff, thick or jersey fabrics.
Recommended fabrics: boiled wool and boiled wool blends.
IMPORTANT: Not suitable for woven fabrics that fray when cut.
Sizes included: (AUS sizing) 8-16
Bust Waist Hip
8 81cm 69cm 96cm
10 86cm 74cm 102cm
12 91cm 79cm 107cm
14 96cm 84cm 112cm
16. 101cm 89cm 117cm
Fabric Requirements for 112cm Wide: 1.85 - 1.95m
Fabric Requirements for 140cm Wide: 1.4 - 1.75m
Recommended fabrics: linen, light weight wool crepe or wool gauze, silk crepe de chine and silk double georgette. Not suitable for stiff, thick wovens or stretch knits.
Notions: thread, light weight interfacing, Vilene tear-away
Finished length of Silva Shirt Jacket: (from centre back) e.g. Size Small – 61cm or 24”. Note: you can lengthen or shorten this shirt at the hem.
Finished length of Sleeve: eg. Size 10 - 49cm or 19”. Note: you can lengthen or shorten this sleeve at the hem.
Seam Allowance: seam allowances are included and are in imperial (inches) not metric (centimetres).
Sewing level: suitable for advanced beginners, intermediate and advanced sewers.