6007 WAISTCOAT

 

YOU NEED: dense wool/semiwool/cotton velvet/cloth; artificial fur of 90 cm length and 140 cm width; lining of 30 cm length and 140 cm width; trimming of 480cm length and 2 cm width; separating zip (length depends on your size.

 

NB! Before sewing, print paper patterns and lay them out according to the linen width (from 90 to 150 cm) to find out how much material you need (do not forget about double and symmetric details).

 

ALL DETAILS ARE DRAWN WITH SEAM ALLOWANCES.

 

CUTTING:

1. Back part – 1 folded piece

2. Front part – 2 pieces

3. Pocket – 2 pieces

 

Use to cut the lining:

4. Back/front parts without change

5. Pocket excluding upper allowance

 

NB: if you have check fabric, take into account when pinning patterns on the fabric how checks will coincide along seams.

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

 

1. Lay the pocket on the lining right sides together, coincide edges and make double decorative stitch along pocket entrance. Make another double stitch 4 cm lower than the first one.

 

2. Press pocket’s open edges and topstitch the pocket along marking with double stitch.

 

3. Tack fabric back part on fur back part wrong sides together along all edges.

 

4. Lay the piping on the garment right sides together, coincide along edges, and stitch at the distance of ¼ of piping width. Round garment’s edge with the piping, fold the rest of piping (1/4 of piping width) and topstitch along the bending coinciding with the seam stitches before.

 

5. Do the same for fur front edging.

 

6. Press fabric front edgings’ allowances into wrong side, lay the zipper on wrong side, coincide teeth with front edging’s bending, and topstitch at 1.5 cm distance.

 

7. Lay fabric front part on fur front part right sides together and stitch along hems; turn right side out and make 1 cm decorative topstitching. Tack fabric front part and fur front part along side edges, armholes and shoulders.

 

8. Sew fur front edgings to the zipper with blind stitches.

 

9. Stitch shoulder/side seams, trim allowances with the piping as describes above. Do the same for neckline and armholes.