5679 DRESS

 

YOU NEED: dense natural/mixed fabric, concealed zip, fusing.

 

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

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

 

SEAM ALLOWANCES: 1 cm for all seams, 3 cm for hem/sleeve hems.

 

ATTENTION! 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. Center back part 2 pieces

2. Side back part 2 pieces

3. Back yoke 1 piece

4. Side front part 2 pieces

5. Center front part 1 piece

6. Front yoke 1 piece

7. Sleeve 2 pieces

8. Skirt 1 piece

9. Back facing 2 pieces

10. Front facing 1 piece

 

Fusing: facings.

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

 

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

 

2. Stitch front/back relieves and neaten them. Press front relieves toward front center, press back relieves toward back center.

 

3. Neaten middle back edges, press edges into wrong side. Lay the zipper under slit allowances with zippers teeth invisible, then stitch it.

 

4. Stitch back yoke to upper part. Neaten the allowance and press it toward the yoke. Stitch front yoke to upper part. Neaten the allowance and press it toward the yoke.

 

5. Stitch dress side/shoulder seams and neaten them. Press shoulder/side seams backward.

 

6. Stitch facings shoulder seams. Lay the facing on the neckline right sides together, then overstitch. Slash seams rounded segments, fold the facing into wrong side and press it.

 

7. Slash armholes at notch marks. Cut a piping of 4 cm width and of length equal to armholes lower segment. Press the piping along the center right side out. Lay the piping on armholes lower segment right sides together, then overstitch. Fold the piping into wrong side. Topstitch seam allowance on the piping with 0.1 cm width seam.

 

8. Press sleeve hems into wrong side, fold them under and topstitch. Stitch sleeves into armholes upper part. Neaten seams.

 

9. Stitch skirts middle back seam. Press allowances apart and neaten them.

 

10. Press dress hem into wrong side, fold it under and topstitch.

 

11. Make/press pleats into the skirt following notes on the pattern.

 

12. Stitch the skirt to the yoke. Neaten the seam and press it upward.