Okay, I’m very curious to know. How many robes do you have? I’m asking because I feel like I’m about to go completely off sewing ALL the robes after making this one. Hahaha!!! It’s the fabric. OMGoodness!
If you were at my Tea Time Live event last month on YouTube, then you got a glimpse of this robe on my dress form. If you missed Tea Time Live, you can watch the REPLAY HERE.
The Veronik Robe Pattern is by Closet Core Patterns. You can mix the features to create the look you want.
- Length: Mid-calf or Above knee
- Collar: Traditional Band or Notched
- Elbow length with facing
- Wrist length with folded hem
- Pockets: All Views have slanted pockets
- Sash Holder:
- Traditional belt loops
- Side seam opening
The pattern is currently available on the Closet Core Patterns website (0-20 and 14-32) in PDF only. The company rates the pattern as Beginner, and I agree. If you have basic sewing skills, you should be able to complete the robe.
The pattern instructions are straightforward and easy to follow. There are 10 pattern pieces included but not all will be used for both views. The number of pieces you use will depend on the design you want to create.
Inside the Garment
Now, let’s take a look at the inside of the robe. I used my Baby Lock Soprano to sew french seams for the entire robe (except one seam). I absolutely love to create professional looking seams on my garments. The pattern doesn’t suggest French seams so if you’re a new beginner, no worries. You can use regular seams to make the robe.
I love the addition of the hanging loop underneath my label.
Remember when I said I sewed all french seams except one? Well, that’s because I messed up on the right side seam and placed the right sides together. I didn’t realize what I had done until the seam allowance had been cut. At that point, there was no going back, so I just serged that one seam. Hahaha!!! Shhhh… Nobody will know. I’m only telling you because I like to show the insides of my garments. And I also want you to see that it’s okay to let mistakes be mistakes and still wear your garments. I actually got a good laugh out of this one.
The fabric suggestions call for the following:
Structured Robes (light to heavy weight wovens)
- Linen, Flannel, Cotton Poplin
- Viscose, Rayon Challis, Tencel, Cotton Voile, Silk
I purchased this beautiful EcoVero Challis in black from Core Fabrics. The print is called English Garden Inspired Floral.
This is pure luxury. Oh my goodness! I did not expect the fabric to feel so good against my body. If you will be purchasing anything from Core Fabrics, make sure you use the code: ANITAD10 for 10% off your one-time purchase. The offer is good until September of 2023.
I didn’t make any alterations on the pattern. It was perfect as is. I sent my file to PDF Plotting to be printed because I don’t like putting them together myself.
The pattern calls for light to medium-weight interfacing and there are no other notions needed.
My Plans for the Garment
The garment can actually be worn as a layering piece for outdoors. However, I’m reserving mine for indoors only, and I’ve already worn it several times. It’s incredibly comfortable, so I like to put it on after a shower. The fabric is light and feels amazing against my skin.
I have 3 robes and this is the first one I grab for lounging now. It’s also a good piece to wear while sewing – easy off and on for fittings. Sitting in my recliner with a cup of tea while reading the instructions for a new pattern feels absolutely divine while wearing this robe. This would be a nice piece to make for our next Tea Time Live. Don’t forget to join my Private Email Community if you plan to participate and submit your pajama project to be shared at our Tea Time Live in December. We’re gonna have so much FUN!!! And if you’re waiting for the pajama sew-along on my YouTube channel — it’s coming. I will start recording next week. Stay tuned!
How would you wear the garment?
Would you sew this robe? Do you have the pattern? What type of fabric would you use? Talk to me in the comments. I would love to hear from you.
Don't Forget your Sewing Project Checklist
Did you know that I created a Sewing Project Checklist to help you stay organized while sewing your garments? If you missed the video where I shared 3 Steps to Time Saving Sewing for Beginners, check it out to learn how you can streamline your sewing process. Tap the link below to get a Free PDF copy of the Checklist.
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Links to Products, Posts & Tutorials
Here are links to products, blog posts, and tutorials mentioned in this post.
- Sewing Project Checklist
- Fabric Option 1
- Tea Time Replay
- Learn to SEW
- Baby Lock Soprano
- Baby Lock Vibrant
- Baby Lock Euphoria
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