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Difficulty: **

You will need: whipcord with a pattern; knitted fabric lining; warmer; fusing; 1 separable zipper (length depends on garment front length); elastic braid of 5.5 cm (2-1/8") width for waistband.

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. Front part - 2 pieces
2. Back part - 1 piece
3. Collar - 2 pieces
4. Large pocket bag - 2 pieces
5. Off-set welt - 2 pieces
6. Waistband - 1 piece
7. Waistband placket - 2 pieces


1. Front part - 2 pieces
2. Back part - 1 piece
3. Small pocket bag - 2 pieces


Topstitch the warmer to wrong side of back/front parts, sleeves, placket and outer collar according to contour.


1. Apply the fusing to wrong side of the welt, press the welt along the center. Lay fusing reinforcement under pocket place. Mark a line on the welt determining ready welt's width. Topstitch small pocket bag on welt's wrong side. Lay the welt on right side of front part coinciding pocket marking and the line on the welt. Welt's outer side must coincide with front part's right side. Stitch the welt. Stitch large pocket bag to upper line of pocket marking. Cut pocket entrance between marking lines making diagonal slashes towards corners of pocket marking. Turn pocket details wrong side out. Press seam allowances. Stitch pocket bags' edges fixing pocket's corners. Pocket bag edges must enter the seam joining the zipper and reach the hem.

2. Stitch shoulder edges. Topstitch shoulder seam at back part. Stitch side seams.

3. Stitch lining details.

4. Fix elastic braid into waistband making 2 decorative stitches. Stitch plackets to waistband. Stitch the waistband to waistcoat. Fix waistband plackets on wrong side to front part's lining.

5. Lay zipper's part on edging right sides together (teeth are outwards edging). Overstitch edgings with lining inserting the zipper. Overstitch the collar and stitch it into the neckline. Stitch the lining to waistband.

6. Turn the garment right side out though an armhole and stitch the lining to armhole.

7. Topstitch the edgings and the collar.

8. Press ready garment.

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