Wren Blouse & Dress
Chalk & Notch

$20.00 each

The Wren Blouse & Dress pattern from Chalk & Notch Patterns is a button-front blouse and a mini dress.  The mini dress has a dropped waist with a gathered skirt and is loose through the waist and hips.  There are two statement sleeve options.  A short sleeve with a puff cap and an elastic hem and a long sleeve with a cuff.

The pattern envelope contains a full size pattern and a detailed instruction booklet.  Find here a complete sew-along for the Wren pattern on the Chalk and Notch blog.

After discovering the online sewing community in 2015, Gabriela used her fashion industry education and experience to build Chalk and Notch patterns as a more ethical alternative to fast fashion.  The mission at Chalk and Notch is to offer professionally drafted patterns with detailed instructions while creating a welcoming community.  Chalk and Notch and team stand against racism and are committed to working with Black Makers and Makers of Color. They have also pledged to work only with fabric companies and partners who believe in supporting the global movement of Black Lives Matter.

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Make Ideas

A double gauze with less drape will create the perfect puffed sleeves, while a challis gives the perfect flow for the mini dress option.

Basic Information

Experience Level


Size Range

bust measure 32" – 58", hip measure 35" – 59"

Design Information

Chalk and Notch patterns are designed for a height of around 5’7″ (174 cm), and include both A/B and C/D bust cup options. An extensive custom adjustments post for the Wren pattern can be found here: https://www.chalkandnotch.com/wren-fitting-and-custom-adjustments/

Cup Size Option(s)

A/B Cup, C/D Cup

What else do I need?

Recommended fabrics: rayon challis, rayon crepe, rayon voile, cotton lawn, cotton voile, linen and double gauze. If sewing the mini dress (view B), fabrics with a good drape work best. Allow extra fabric to match stripes or plaids.

*See gallery image for fabric amount requirements based on size choice. Please note the fabric requirements are based on a 54" width, so more may be needed if your fabric is less wide.

3/4 yard – tricot fusible interfacing (facings and cuffs)
6 or 7 – 1/2" (1.25cm) buttons for center front
2 or 4 – 1/2" (1.25cm) buttons for cuffs
1 yard – 3/8" elastic for short sleeves option

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