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Recommended fabrics: lightweight fabrics of natural or artificial fibers.

You will need: shell fabric, lining, 1 button.

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.

Cutting:

Shell Fabric:

1. Center Back– 2 pieces
2. Side Back – 2 pieces
3. Center Bottom Front – 2 pieces
4. Side Bottom Front – 2 pieces
5. Top Front – 2 pieces

Lining:

1. Center Back– 2 pieces
2. Side Back – 2 pieces
3. Center Bottom Front – 2 pieces
4. Side Bottom Front – 2 pieces
5. Top Front – 2 pieces

Instructions:

1. Sew Center Bottom Front to Side Bottom Front. Serge seam allowances and press them towards center front.

2. Sew Top Front to Center and Bottom Fronts. Clip allowances, serge and press upwards.

3. Sew princess seams of Back. Serge seam allowances; press them towards center back. Sew center back seam. Serge seam allowances; press them to one side.

4. Sew side seams. Serge the seams, press towards center back.

5. Sew pieces of lining similar to shell. Leave shoulder seams unsewn.

6. Line up shell and lining face-to-face, pin together at raw edges. Sew lining to shell at armholes, back neckline and top front. Clip allowances of neckline, armhole, mark a notch at Top Front as marked in pattern. Turn the garment to the face side, press.

7. Insert raw shoulder edges of Front between shoulder edges of Back. Turn under raw edges of Back, baste all the layers together, stitch shoulder seam.

8. Cut a stripe of shell fabric for loop 3 cm (1-3/16”) wide. Fold the loop lengthwise in half, stitch at 0,5 cm (3/16”) from the fold, as well at across one short end. Turn out and press the stripe. Cut a loop of needed length, baste it to the right Front.

9. Line up shell and lining face-to-face, pin and stitch all the way from horizontal seam of Top Front to the princess seam at Back. Clip allowances, turn the blouse out through the opening at Back (between two princess seams). Turn inside and press bottom allowances of Center Back. Edgestitch lining to shell at the opening at bottom of Center Back.

10. Make gathers at Top Front; you might want to use a decorative tape. Sew button for closure at waist, at the wrong side of left Front.



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