You will need: sheer natural fabric; fusing; piping; decorative cord.
Attention! Fabric consumption varies depending on the size of garment. First of all, print out paper patterns and lay them out at the width of fabric/ knit you plan to use, to see how much fabric you will need.
When sewing the garment, pay attention to notches- they must coincide.
1. Upper back part - 1 detail
2. Lower back part - 1 detail
3. Upper front part - 1 detail
4. Lower front art - 1 detail
5. Back facing - 1 detail
6. Front facing - 2 details
7. Sleeve - 2 details
Fusing: front/back facings.
1. Apply the fusing to front/back facings.
2. Stitch upper front darts. Press darts to center back part.
3. Press inverted pleat into lower front part. Fix the pleat top with 3 cm (1-3/16") stitch at 0.5 cm (3/16") from upper edge.
4. Press neckline piping along the center. Overstitch neckline with piping. Fix the piping at the corner with 1 cm (3/8") stitch at neckline lower point.
5. Stitch lower front part to upper front part. Serge joining seam and press it. Stitch lower back part to upper back part.
6. Stitch side/shoulder edges. Press side/shoulder seams backwards.
7. Serge sleeve edges and stitch them leaving hem slits. Press sleeves seams apart pressing slits. Make decorative stitch at 0.5 cm (3/16") from slit edge. Serge sleeves hems and press them into wrong side. Topstitch sleeve hems at 0.7 cm (1/4") distance.
8. Stitch sleeves into armholes. Serge joining seams.
9. Stitch shoulder edges of front/part facings. Serge facing outer edge and front facing middle edge.
10. Overstitch front/back necklines edges with facings. Topstitch joining seam allowance at 0.2 cm distance. Press facing into wrong side making an edging. Fold front facing middle edge under and topstitch the facing at 0.7 cm from neckline edge.
11. Cut decorative cord according to size and pull it into sleeve hems and front/back necklines holes.
12. Serge blouse hem, fold it under and topstitch.