You will need: gabardine; lining; fusing; elastic braid; 4 buttons.
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. Center back part - 1 folded piece
2. Side back part - 2 pieces
3. Side front part - 2 pieces
4. Center front part - 2 pieces
5. Front facing - 2 pieces
6. Pocket frame - 4 pieces
7. Valance - 2 pieces
1. Back part - 1 folded piece
2. Front part - 2 pieces
Fusing: front facings, center front parts, pocket frames.
1. Stitch back relieve seams inserting elastic braids according to marks. Stitch front relieve seams.
2. Cut front slit pockets "in frames": press pocket facings along the center wrong side out. Apply the stripe of fusing of 4 cm (1-5/8") width to wrong side of pocket marking. Lay pocket facings on front part, pin them together along pocket entrance marking and stitch. Lengthwise edges of facings coincides to pocket marking middle line! Cut the front part between stitches, cut the fabric diagonally at stitch ends. Do not cut facings! Fold facings into wrong side through the slit, then tack. Turn small triangles at slit ends into wrong side and topstitch accurately between upper stitch ends and lower stitch ends. Serge the valance along all edges, lay it on front side's wrong side on facings, and topstitch facings along joining seam.
3. Stitch side seams.
4. Stitch lining details along side seams, stitch front facings to lining. Lay fabric details on lining ones right sides together, stitch them together along the contour and along armhole contour; so not stitch shoulder seams. Turn details right side out.
5. Stitch shoulder seams in fabric details. Stitch lining shoulder seams with blind stitches.
6. Topstitch ready garment along the edge.
7. Make buttonholes into right edge, sew buttons on left one.