Closet Core Patterns - Jenna Button-Up Shirt and Dress

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Jenna features a dropped shoulder and deep back yoke. We skipped the traditional back pleat in lieu of a charming hang loop, but kept things classic with a collar stand, long sleeve with tower placket and cuff, and patch pocket over the bust. Best of all, we created 3 unique views to give you a ton of mileage with this pattern.

View A is the perfect everyday button-up shirt, ending below the seat with a deeply curved and exaggerated hem. It also features an optional hem gusset at the side seam for stability.

View B is cropped at high hip with a straight hem, and pairs super well with high-waisted bottoms. It would also make a cute layering piece with delicate dresses.

View C is an easy shirtdress. Gathered panels create a breezy midi-length shirt dress, so lovely in lightweight fabrics like viscose and silk.

Level: intermediate

Sizes: 0-20 (US) / 4-24 (UK)

Suggested fabrics:
For a crisp, classic shirt we recommend structured wovens like poplin, chambray, oxford, and broadcloth. 
For a softer and drapier shirt or dress, choose linen, Tencel, voile, viscose, silk or flannel.

All views also require shirt buttons and fusible interfacing.

See image for sizing and material requirements.