Charlie Caftan pattern / Kaftan Pattern| Plus size dress pattern | by Closet Core Patterns
Charlie Caftan pattern / Kaftan Pattern| Plus size dress pattern | by Closet Core Patterns
Charlie Caftan pattern / Kaftan Pattern| Plus size dress pattern | by Closet Core Patterns
Charlie Caftan pattern / Kaftan Pattern| Plus size dress pattern | by Closet Core Patterns
Charlie Caftan pattern / Kaftan Pattern| Plus size dress pattern | by Closet Core Patterns
Charlie Caftan pattern / Kaftan Pattern| Plus size dress pattern | by Closet Core Patterns
Charlie Caftan pattern / Kaftan Pattern| Plus size dress pattern | by Closet Core Patterns
Charlie Caftan pattern / Kaftan Pattern| Plus size dress pattern | by Closet Core Patterns
Charlie Caftan pattern / Kaftan Pattern | by Closet Core Patterns
Charlie Caftan pattern / Kaftan Pattern | by Closet Core Patterns
Charlie Caftan pattern / Kaftan Pattern | by Closet Core Patterns
Charlie Caftan pattern / Kaftan Pattern | by Closet Core Patterns
Charlie Caftan pattern / Kaftan Pattern | by Closet Core Patterns
Charlie Caftan pattern / Kaftan Pattern | by Closet Core Patterns
Charlie Caftan pattern / Kaftan Pattern | by Closet Core Patterns
Charlie Caftan pattern / Kaftan Pattern | by Closet Core Patterns
Charlie Caftan pattern / Kaftan Pattern | by Closet Core Patterns
Patron de Caftan Charlie
Patron de Caftan Charlie
Charlie Caftan pattern / Kaftan Pattern | by Closet Core Patterns
Charlie Caftan Pattern / Kaftan Pattern | Closet Core Patterns
Charlie Caftan Pattern // Envelope front // Closet Core Patterns
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Rien n’évoque aussi bien l’été et l’élégance qu’un caftan. Préparez-vous pour le beau temps en cousant Charlie, un patron qui propose une version renouvellée de ce classique.

Charlie présente un profond décolleté en V, des manches dolman et des poches spacieuses. La version A du patron est moderne et structurée, avec des plis théâtraux sous le buste. Pour une robe plus douce, plus romantique, les versions B & C proposent un corsage légèrement froncé avec un cordon de taille (optionnel) qui met en valeur la silhouette, en version courte ou en version longue. Vous pouvez aussi choisir entre des manches dolman très larges ou légèrement plus étroites et plus couvrantes.

Tailles: 

0-20 (impression et pdf) et 14-32 (pdf)

Voir notre guide pour l'impression et l'assemblage de fichiers PDF ici

Fabric and Supplies

SUGGESTED FABRIC

Light to medium weight wovens such as linen, chambray, tencel, linen, silk, chiffon, rayon challis, crepe de chine, batiste and voile.

YARDAGE REQUIREMENTS (SIZES 0-20)

View A (Short with pleats)
45" / 1.15m: 0-6 = 2.25yd/2m, 8-14 = 2.75 yd/2.5m, 16-20 = 3 yd/2.75m
58" / 1.5m: 0-8 = 1.75yd/1.6m, 10-14 = 2yd/1.85m, 16-20 =  2.5yd/2.25m

View B (Short with gathers)
45" / 1.15m:
0-6 = 2.5yd/2.3m, 8-14 = 2.75yd/2.5m, 16-20 = 3 yd/2.75m
58" / 1.5m:
0-8 = 2.25yd/2m, 10-20 = 2.5yd / 2.25m

View C (Long with gathers)
45" / 1.15m:
0-6 = 3.5yd/3.2m, 8-14 = 3.5yd/3.2m, 16-20 =  4yd/3.75m
58" / 1.5m: 
0-6 = 3.25yd / 3m, 8-20 =  3.5yd / 3.2m

YARDAGE REQUIREMENTS (SIZES 14-32)

View A (Short with pleats)
45" / 1.15m: 14-20= 3.25yd/3m22-32= 3.5yd/3.2m
58" / 1.5m:
14-16 = 2.25yd/2m, 18-32= 2.5yd/2.25m

View B (Short with gathers)
45" / 1.15m: n/a

58" / 1.5m:  
14-32 = 2.5yd/2.25m

View C (Long with gathers)
45" / 1.15m: n/a
58" / 1.5m: 
14-32 = 3.5yd/3.2m

ADDITIONAL SUPPLIES
  • Lightweight fusible interfacing
  • Marking tool
  • Polyester thread

Details

Sewing level: Advanced beginner

Sizes: 0 - 20 and 14 - 32 (see our sizing chart here

Finished measurements: Sizes 0-20 here and Sizes 14-32 here

Instructions: English & French (French instructions available as PDF only)

Print at Home File (Letter & A4): Sizes 0-20: 48 pages, Sizes 14-32 : 63 pages, sizes are layered. 

Copy Shop (36"x48" / A0): 3 pages, sizes are layered.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 45 reviews
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Cassie Leicester
Love this pattern

Apart from the panel which takes a bit of practice if you are not a very experienced sewer this pattern is so simple to make. No sleeve to insert, no bodice to be fitted to a skirt, minimal gathering and the finished garment is flattering and so comfortable to wear. I’ve had so many compliments. About to make my second shorter version.

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Currief
Love this pattern!

Just finished the Charlie Caftan and it will be my comfy go to dress this summer. It’s true that the center panel is a bit fiddly/tricky. I wish I had tested it on scrap fabric first. But my mistake is happily hidden due to the print I used. Once you do it, you get it. I will definitely make more than one of these!

M
Mary Miller
great pattern

I love your look! Actually, I would love this pattern in paper. The PDF is great for some and I have passed it along to a friend who loves it but I need to reorder and get paper...terrific cut!

D
D
Gave it a try, Charlie is not my friend

I'm not a beginner, but the instructions weren't easy for me to understand. That center panel! Turned out OK for a swim coverup out of linen, but will not use the pattern again. Over all, disappointed in a pattern that could have been versatile and I was planning on using multiple times. Not worth the hassle.

h
helen kohn
Charlie

Great pattern, once I worked out the sizing. To make in my normal size it was huge, I went down 2 sizes and much preferred the fit. I have not yet mastered that inset panel, like a few others I just cut the front panel in two and had a seam Going under the bust. I will keep trying, as this a very comfortable dress and easy to make apart from that panel!!

C
Cameron Bach
Versatile Charlie Caftan

I saw the Charlie Caftan as an example display at Five Eighth Seams Fabric store when I was visiting Charleston, SC USA. It was in a beautiful drapey print and I wanted one too! I found out it was a Closet Core Pattern, and knew I had to have it. Closet Core always does a wonderful job drafting beautiful patterns with unique design touches. This was no exception. That being said, I totally chickened out trying to sew the panel the way it was intended. I ended up top stitching and while it turned out great, the original design is so elegant and with my next Charlie I will definitely do it properly with help from the blog. I think it will be an excellent skill to accomplish. All in all, it may be one of my favorite makes, it's a really lovely pattern!

Customer Reviews

Based on 45 reviews
93%
(42)
4%
(2)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
2%
(1)
C
Cassie Leicester
Love this pattern

Apart from the panel which takes a bit of practice if you are not a very experienced sewer this pattern is so simple to make. No sleeve to insert, no bodice to be fitted to a skirt, minimal gathering and the finished garment is flattering and so comfortable to wear. I’ve had so many compliments. About to make my second shorter version.

C
Currief
Love this pattern!

Just finished the Charlie Caftan and it will be my comfy go to dress this summer. It’s true that the center panel is a bit fiddly/tricky. I wish I had tested it on scrap fabric first. But my mistake is happily hidden due to the print I used. Once you do it, you get it. I will definitely make more than one of these!

M
Mary Miller
great pattern

I love your look! Actually, I would love this pattern in paper. The PDF is great for some and I have passed it along to a friend who loves it but I need to reorder and get paper...terrific cut!

D
D
Gave it a try, Charlie is not my friend

I'm not a beginner, but the instructions weren't easy for me to understand. That center panel! Turned out OK for a swim coverup out of linen, but will not use the pattern again. Over all, disappointed in a pattern that could have been versatile and I was planning on using multiple times. Not worth the hassle.

h
helen kohn
Charlie

Great pattern, once I worked out the sizing. To make in my normal size it was huge, I went down 2 sizes and much preferred the fit. I have not yet mastered that inset panel, like a few others I just cut the front panel in two and had a seam Going under the bust. I will keep trying, as this a very comfortable dress and easy to make apart from that panel!!

C
Cameron Bach
Versatile Charlie Caftan

I saw the Charlie Caftan as an example display at Five Eighth Seams Fabric store when I was visiting Charleston, SC USA. It was in a beautiful drapey print and I wanted one too! I found out it was a Closet Core Pattern, and knew I had to have it. Closet Core always does a wonderful job drafting beautiful patterns with unique design touches. This was no exception. That being said, I totally chickened out trying to sew the panel the way it was intended. I ended up top stitching and while it turned out great, the original design is so elegant and with my next Charlie I will definitely do it properly with help from the blog. I think it will be an excellent skill to accomplish. All in all, it may be one of my favorite makes, it's a really lovely pattern!