Talma Wrap Sewing Pattern. A talma is a type of wrap that has a fitted back, held in place by a hidden belt. A box pleat at the back fits over a bustle. The front hangs loosely with buttons down the center front. "Sleeves" allow movement of the arms. Multi-sized small to x-large included in pattern. Approximate yardage required for 45" wide fabric: all sizes 4 yards.