Florence Blouse

(14 customer reviews)


The Florence Blouse is loose fitted with raglan sleeves, the shirred cuffs are deep hinting at a dramatic Victorian shape to the wrist . Definitely a blouse for all occasions!

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The Florence Blouse

The Florence Blouse is loose fitted with raglan sleeves, the shirred cuffs are deep hinting at a dramatic Victorian shape to the wrist . Definitely a blouse for all occasions!


Skills to learn/develop whilst making the Florence Blouse include handling lightweight fabrics, raglan sleeves, darts, bias bound neck and shirring.

The Florence Blouse designed for lightweight woven fabric such as viscose crepe and cotton lawn. Take a look at our own Fabric Pack for the Florence Blouse HERE


Ensure you have taken all your measurements accurately. Check THIS VIDEO to help you

Notions: Coordinating thread, Shirring elastic & Bias Binding


Additional information

Pattern Versions

Downloadable A4 & Copyshop Copy, Posted Paper Copy

14 reviews for Florence Blouse

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  1. Colette Bland

    Lovely blouse to make and I am a novice . Was really pleased to see how easy it was to do the sleeves. Really comfortable and stylish too. Thanks Donna for such straightforward instructions.

    • admin (store manager)

      You are welcome Colette, its one of my pet peeves when instructions aren’t full and easy to follow. Thanks for the review xx

  2. Mia

    Beautiful pattern! Straightforward to make – i confess I didnt even read the instructions in great detail. I followed Donna’s video and whipped it up in an afternoon. The darts on sleeve cap are rather unique, and very friendless for narrow shoulders. Love the shirred cuffs! The pattern is true to size for me. I didnt have to make any adjustments.

    • admin (store manager)

      So happy you found it straight forward to make Mia that’s music to my ears! The shoulder dart gives it a much more fitted sleeve so it will feel much nicer if you have narrow shoulders. Thanks so much much for the review. Dxx

  3. Emily Rought-Brooks

    Really enjoyed learning how to do shirring! Set myself a bit of a challenge with stripy fabric so carried on shirring and added a panel to the front v. Instructions very good as with other patterns!

    • admin (store manager)

      Thanks Emily, Shirring is so satisfying once you’ve cracked it isn’t it? Thanks you for being so kind about my instructions. I work hard to make them user friendly so it’s good to hear it worked.

  4. Sarah

    Love this blouse!!! It’s so straightforward to put together and the great tutorial is just like having Donna in the room helping you along! It’s such a flattering fit and the darts on the shoulders make the sleeves fit perfectly. I’ve been wearing mine non stop and have already started a second. I can see this becoming a real tried and true pattern with lots of hacking potential now that I have found it to be such a good fit.

    • admin (store manager)

      I’ve loved seeing your hacks Sarah, they’re amazing. So happy you love the pattern…makes my day, thank you xx

  5. Sue Buzzle

    Fabulous wardrobe staple. Easy to follow instructions with a brilliant step by step tutorial on YouTube. As a fairly new sewist, I was able to build on skills already learnt and learn new things, giving me the confidence to move forward. Will definitely try another pattern. Thank you.

    • admin (store manager)

      So pleased you enjoyed this make Sue, I love to help people gain confidence in their abilities and can’y wait to see more of you makes xx

  6. Ann Richards

    What a fabulous pattern. Only three pieces and a lovely raglan sleeve with shirred cuffs. Great hour long YouTube video that takes you step by step through the pattern. Will definitely be making more!

    • admin (store manager)

      So happy you enjoyed it Ann, thank you for the kinds words xx

  7. Karina

    Lovely pattern, easy to follow instructions, and even videos to support the whole process! I love this blouse and I will definitely make it again 🤩

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    • admin (store manager)

      That’s really lovely to hear Karina. So happy that you like the blouse xxx

  8. Sarah

    So where do I start……
    Let’s start with the finished product, absolutely beautiful! I don’t even wear blouses but I am already planning on another.

    This pattern was my first time for a lot of things:
    – sewing lightweight woven fabric
    – making a woven top
    – raglan sleeves
    – bias neckline
    – shirring
    And I have to say the video is an invaluable resource. I also managed to cock up the fit and Donna took the time and effort to walk me through it. 100% 5 stars for the pattern, instructions, video tutorial and Donna’s patience!

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    • admin (store manager)

      Ohh Sarah such a fabulous review! Thank you so much. I’m so happy I was able to help and that you love the final results xxx

  9. Anonymous (verified owner)

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    Lovely pattern, great instructions and a fab you tube sew along – it was great to follow and learn some new tips especially adding bias binding this way and I’ve never been able to master shirring elastic up until now – thanks Donna

    • admin (store manager)

      That’s such wonderful news that you learned a few new skills xx

  10. Elaine (verified owner)

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    Lovely pattern, get fit, didn’t need to do a FBA which is always good. I only did 7 rows of shirring on sleeves.

    • admin (store manager)

      Thank you for such a great review Elaine. I’m so happy you enjoyed making my pattern.
      Donna x

  11. Jo Lambert (verified owner)

    Really enjoyed making this pattern. I altered it slightly by adding a little front zip in but otherwise needed no modifications. If you are nervous about trying shirring, you needn’t be, as Donna’s video tutorial holds your hand every step of the way! I will definitely make another one of these at some point…

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    • admin (store manager)

      So glad you enjoyed making it Jo. It looks fabulous! Dxx

  12. Suzanne (verified owner)

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    This top is so elegant and simple at the same time!

    • admin (store manager)

      Just what I was hoping 😊 thank you xx

  13. Sandra C. (verified owner)

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    Another fabulous pattern from SizeMe. I love the clear instructions and accompanying videos. You learn so much and my confidence has really increased. Looking forward to the next one!

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