Wilma & Wide jacket

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Sizes: 74-146 (approx. 6 month - 11 years).

Wilma and Wide is a jacket for girls and boys suitable for fabrics like fleece and other medium- to heavy weight fabrics with a little bit of stretch. The jacket has raglan sleeves and sleeve cuffs.

Sew the jacket with a collar or add a removable hood. Choose a kangaroo pocket, pockets with zips, or no pockets at all.

Plan your Wilma & Wide jacket with our coloring pages! Download the design sheet for Wilma & Wide in English, or in Swedish.

This PDF-pattern includes two pattern formats:

  • A4/letter size for home printing, 27 pages. Layered.
  • A0 size for copy shop printing, 2 sheets. Non-layered.

The Sewing instructions are also included as a PDF-file, 32 pages.

PDF patterns are delivered instantly upon purchase to your e-mail address.

Fabric: Fleece and other medium- to heavy weight fabrics with a little bit of stretch. Many have also sewn Wilma & Wide in woven fabrics, even though the pattern is designed for fabrics with some stretch.

For the front, back, sleeves, collar, hood: Medium or heavy weight fabric with 10-40% stretch, such as fleece or wool. 
For sleeve cuffs: We recommend ribb fabric.
For the zipper facing, zipper pockets and collar lining: If your jacket fabric is heavy you can should consider using another fabric for these pieces, for example jersey, interlock or ribb.
For the binding: We recommend interlock or ribb fabric.

The fabric requirement below is an estimation for 150 cm (60”) wide fabrics, not preshrunk. We recommend you to add 20 cm extra if you’re purchasing new fabric for this project.

1 separating zipper. The zippers don’t need to have the exact length below, but it can’t be shorter. In the tutorial we show you how to shorten a zipper. 

2 zipper stops, if you’re shortening your separating zipper.

2 non-separating zippers (if you’re sewing zipper pockets). The zipper doesn’t have to be the exact length stated on the next page, but it can’t be shorter.

Interfacing for the collar and zipper-pockets, fusible or sew-in.

Sewing machine needle in the appropriate size.

4-5 snap buttons and appropriate tools, if you’re sewing the hood.

Other useful tools: fabric glue marker, binder (not necessary), side nippers and pliers (if you’re shortening your separating zipper).

Choose size based on the child’s height and chest width. The jacket is designed to allow for the child to wear a sweater underneath.

For this pattern we recommend medium to heavy weight fleece fabrics with 10-40% stretch, or other similar fabrics. If your fabric has more stretch than 40% stretch we recommend you to size down on width.

Get creative with our pattern hacks (modifications) for Wilma & Wide!

Also, don't miss our collection of pictures from the pattern test:

With the included Sewing Instructions you receive help from start to finish. It’s a solid and detailed description of each step in the making of this garment. It includes clear pictures, explanatory text and tips that will give the garment a professional look.

If you are new to some of the sewing techniques this is an excellent opportunity for you to develop your sewing skills. Consider our patterns your sewing school.

The tutorial also includes a size chart and a fabric requirements chart. Measurements are provided in both the metric and imperial system.