5584 ASYMMETRICAL DRESS

 

YOU NEED: natural/mixed fabric; concealed zip; fusing; piping.

 

IF THE PATTERNS HAVE DOUBLE CONTOUR, THE SEAM ALLOWANCE IS PROVIDED,

IF THE PATTERNS HAVE SINGLE CONTOUR, THE SEAM ALLOWANCE IS NOT PROVIDED.

 

SEAM ALLOWANCE: 0 cm along upper front/back parts outer edges, 1 cm for other seams.

 

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).

 

WHEN SEWING, BE CAREFUL WITH NOTCHES THEY MUST BE COINCIDING!

 

CUTTING:

Fabric:

1. Upper back part 2 pieces

2. Back yoke 2 pieces

3. Upper front part 2 pieces

4. Front yoke 2 pieces

5. Skirt 1 piece

 

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

 

1. Apply the fusing to wrong side of one front/back yoke.

 

2. Stitch shoulder edges of corresponding front/back parts. Neaten seams and press them backward.

 

3. Overstitch back/front inner (straight) edge with the piping. Leave the edge joining side/shoulder seams raw.

 

4. Make loose stitch at 0.5 cm from lower edges of upper front/back seams. Make gathering between the notch and side seam.

 

5. Lay front yokes right sides together. Insert upper front parts between them coinciding notches so that front parts right side was on doubled yokes right side. Stitch details with the same seam. Neaten the seam, turn it right side out and press. Stitch the yoke to upper back part in the same way. Work with the yoke as with one piece.

 

6. Stitch right side seam, neaten it and press apart.

 

7. Make one-side pleats into skirt.

 

8. Lay yokes lower edge on the skirt. Stitch the seam, neaten it and press it upwards. Make decorative stitch at 1 mm from the seam.

 

9. Stitch left side seam excluding closure slit. Neaten seams and press them apart pressing closure slit. Stitch the zipper in.

 

10. Overstitch front/back open edges with the piping. Fix pipings ends by hand. Press seams.

 

11. Neaten dress hem, fold it into wrong side and topstitch at 0.5 cm from lower edge.