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Recommended fabrics: 100% silk or silk polyester.

Difficulty: *

You will need: silk fabric satin-type; elastic; woven fusible interfacing (it’s more stretchy than non-woven interfacing).

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:

Silk Fabric:

1. Shoulder Strap - 2 pieces
2. Center Back - 1 piece
3. Side Back – 2 pieces
4. Front - 1 piece
5. Side Part of Bust Cup – 2 pieces
6. Front Part of Bust Cup – 2 pieces
7. Top Part of Bust Cup – 4 pieces

Fusible Interfacing:

3. Side Back – 2 pieces
4. Front - 1 piece with fold
5. Side Part of Bust Cup – 2 pieces
6. Front Part of Bust Cup – 2 pieces
7. Top Part of Bust Cup – 2 pieces

Instructions:

1. Reinforce with fusible interfacing Side Back, Front, all parts of Bust Cup (Side, Front, and Top).

2. Stitch together Side and Front parts of Cups. Topstitch at Front Parts, very close to the seam. Attach Top Parts of Cups to Side/Front cups.

3. Sew side seams. Topstitch at Side Back Parts close to the seams. Turn seam allowances of top and bottom edges of Front and Back to the wrong side and topstitch.

4. Sew Cups to Front, topstitch along the seams. Place Top Parts of Cups (the Cup facing and assembled Cup itself) face-to-face and sew at top edge. Turn facings to the wrong side, clip seam allowances. Turn under raw edge of Top Cup facing and hand-sew to the seam inside of Cup.
Topstitch the cups at top edge.

5. Fold Center Back piece in half lengthwise, face side inside, and stitch at the long edges. Turn out to the face side and press so that the seam would go at the middle of the Center Back.
Topstitch the Center Back according to pattern to form tunnels for elastic. Insert elastic, pull it to shirr the Center Back piece. Hand-stitch the elastic. Sew Center Back piece to the Side Back pieces. Topstitch the seams.

6. Fold each Shoulder Strap lengthwise, face side inside, and stitch at the long side and one short side. Turn out the shoulder straps, press and topstitch. Hand-sew straps to the Cups according to pattern markings.



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