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example - #5130 Long  dress with short sleeves

Difficulty: **

You will need: cotton, viscose, artificial silk, fusing, 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. Back upper part - 1 detail
2. Back middle lower part - 2 details
3. Back side lower part - 2 details
4. Back side part - 2 details
5. Front side lower part - 2 details
6. Front middle lower part (flying) - 2 details
7. Front side upper part 1 - 2 details
8. Upper flying part - 2 details
9. Sleeve - 2 details
10. Back neckline facing - 1 detail
11. Facing of flying detail - 2 details

Decorative fabric:

1. Front side lower part - 2 details
2. Front middle lower part - 1 detail
3. Front side upper part - 2 details
4. Front upper part - 2 details
5. Front part facing - 2 details
6. Shoulder pad - 2 details


1. Sew back darts. Sew edges of back upper and back lower parts. Sew princess seams down to the notch marks.

2. Sew upper flying part with facing. Sew edges of front upper flying part and front lower flying part. Sew princess seams down to the notch mark. Sew shoulder seams.

3. FACINGS AND NECKLINE: Apply the fusing to wrong side of back neckline facing and front part facing. Sew back neckline facings together, sew them to front facings, press seams. Serge inner edge of neckline facings and front facings. Overstitch neckline and front edges with facings, clip allowances at curves; turn out, press. Topstitch neckline and front edges at 0.5 cm (3/16") from the edge; press.

4. Sew edges of front lower parts. Sew front lower part and front upper part together.

5. SLEEVES. Sew under-sleeve seams, serge and press. Press under sleeves hem allowances. Sew sleeve hems by hand. Sew sleeves into armholes coinciding edges of front armhole and front flying parts and gathering along the sleeve caps, as per pattern. Serge armholes.

6. Finish garment hem.

7. Make buttonholes and sew buttons.

Free sewing patterns (PDF) available for download

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