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example - #5190 Long dress with a contrast finishing work

Difficulty: *

You will need: satin crepe; lining; fusing; zipper; 2 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.

Cutting :

Fabric:

1. Back upper part - 2 details
2. Back lower part - 2 details
3. Front part - 2 details
4. Front lower part - 1 folded detail
5. Front neckline facing, cut one-piece with a strap - 4 details
6. Back trimming - 2 details
7. Front trimming - 2 details
8. Back panel hem facing - 2 details
9. Piping - 1 detail

Lining:

1. Back upper part - 2 details
2. Front part - 2 details

Fusing: front neckline facing, cut one-piece with a strap; front part; back upper part; front trimming; back trimming; back panel hem facing.

Instructions:

You can use shine side of fabric for trimming.

1. Apply the fusing to wrong side of front neckline facing, cut one-piece with a strap; front part; back upper part; front trimming; back trimming; back panel hem facing.

2. Sew front darts into fabric and lining detail. Sew front side seam and back upper part seams. Fold lining and fabric details right sides together and sew armhole edges and back upper part. Fold lining into wrong side and topstitch on joining seam's allowance at 1 mm (1/16") from the seam. Tack front/back/lower edges.

3. Make narrow stripe of piping, cut it in two parts and form two loops.

4. Sew one end strap to each front part right side together (according to marking). Press strap allowance into the strap. Tack loops to end of left strap: loop tops are on the strap and its ends on allowances. Fold free straps to sewn, right sides together, and sew neckline edge and strap edges. Cut seam allowances, at corners cut diagonally. Turn straps right side out and serge them. Fold raw edges under and sew above joining seam.

5. Sew middle seam into back lower part, leaving a slit for zipper. Sew side seams, stopping stitching 10 cm (4") below the hem. Tack double inverted pleat.

6. Sew front middle seam and front side seams at trimming edgings. Do not catch allowances of upper/lower edges when sewing. Fold the garment and trimming right sides together and sew along marking, with edging downwards. Press trimming upwards. Sew skirt and trimming upper edges. Sew the skirt/trimming upper edge upwards.

7. Press closure allowances into wrong side. Sew the zipper with its teeth hidden, turning braid under.

8. Sew middle seam of hem facing. Fold facing and garment right sides together and sew to lower edge. Fold facings sidewards and topstitch on allowance, then press. Sew slits in side seams and, with the same seam, sew vertical edges of facing and allowance of front panel hem. Fold facing into wrong side and sew by hand.

9. Sew buttons to right straps in accordance with right buttonhole.



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