Sewing pattern and tutorial Women's Raglan Dress


Materials:
* Jersey - Froy & Dind, Bankok Blue Red (Fabric width: 145 cm)
   - 200 cm (size 04 - 14)
* Bias tape - 15 cm long

Instructions:
The sewing pattern is available in my online shop. Sizes range from XS to XXL.

When working with knits, it is important not to stretch or pull the fabric while sewing. Also use a stretch needle and a stretch stitch. In this pattern all seams are sewed with a twin needle.

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Step 1: Draw the pattern.
Draw the pattern with an aqua trickmarker on the back of the fabric.

The pattern is without seam allowance. Ad 1 cm (0,4 in) seam allowance. Ad 2 cm (0,4 in) seam allowance at the neckline, the bottom of the sleeves and the bottom of the dress. Draw with the aqua trickmarker a second line 1 cm (0,4 in) above the neckline.  


Step 2: Cut the fabric.
Cut a front piece, a back piece, a front skirt piece, a back skirt piece and and two sleeves out of the fabric.


Step 3: Serge the seams.
Serge the seams.


Step 4: Sew the upper notches of the sleeve closed.
Sew the upper notches of the sleeve closed. Use a single needle with a straight stitch.


Step 5: Sew the skirt pieces to the front piece and back piece.
With right sides facing, pin down the front skirt piece and the upper front piece. Sew together.
With right sides facing, pin down the back skirt piece and the upper back piece. Sew together.


Step 6: Sew the sleeves to the front and back piece.
With right sides facing, sew the sleeves to the front and back piece.


Step 7: Fold seam allowance neckline to the inside.
Fold seam allowance of the neckline to the inside on the first line (about 1 cm - 0,2 in from the cut edge) and pin down.


Step 8: Fold seam allowance neckline to the inside.
Fold seam allowance of the neckline to the inside on the second line (about 2 cm - 0,4 in) from the cut edge) and pin down.


Step 9: Sew.
Turn the dress right side out and sew neckline.


Step 10: Sew the sides of the dress and the sides of the sleeves.
Turn dress wrong-side out. Pin down the sides of the dress and the bottom of the sleeves. Cut the bias tape in half. Fold both pieces in half lengthwise. Put the bias tape in place. They are placed just above the skirt pieces and have a 2.5 cm (1.2 in) length. (Thus the loops will be 5 cm long.) Sew a couple of times over the loops, so it will be attached firmly. Sew the sides of the dress and the sides of the sleeves together.


Step 11: Fold the seam allowance to the inside.
Fold the seam allowance of the bottom of the dress and the bottom of the sleeves to the inside and pin down.


Step 12:  Sew the hems in place.
Turn right-side out. Sew the hems in place.

Step 7: Fold strip of fabric widthwise.
Cut a strip of fabric out of the fabric (150 cm x 4 cm). Fold your strip of fabric widthwise to the middle from both sides.

Step 14: Pin down.
Pin down.

St4p 15: Fold strip of fabric withwise.
Fold your strip of fabric widthwise and pin down. Sew.


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Sewing pattern and tutorial Women's Raglan T-shirt

Materials:
* Jersey - Froy & Dind, London Green (Fabric width: 140 cm)
   - 150 cm (size 04 - 14)  

Instructions:
The sewing pattern is available in my online shop. Sizes range from XS to XXL.

When working with knits, it is important not to stretch or pull the fabric while sewing. Also use a stretch needle and a stretch stitch. In this pattern all seams are sewed with a twin needle.

Double-click images to enlarge.

Step 1: Draw the pattern.


Draw the pattern with an aqua trickmarker on the back of the fabric.

The pattern is without seam allowance. Ad 1 cm (0,4 in) seam allowance. Ad 2 cm (0,4 in) seam allowance at the neckline, the bottom of the sleeves and the bottom of the shirt. Draw with the aqua trickmarker a second line 1 cm (0,4 in) above the neckline. 

Step 2: Cut the fabric.
 Cut a front piece, a back piece and and two sleeves out of the fabric.

Step 3: Serge the seams.
Serge the seams.

Step 4: Sew the upper notches of the sleeve closed.
Sew the upper notches of the sleeve closed. Use a single needle with a straight stitch.

Step 5: Sew the sleeves to the front and back piece.
With right sides facing, sew the sleeves to the front and back piece. 


Step 6: Fold seam allowance neckline to the inside.
Fold seam allowance of the neckline to the inside on the first line (about 1 cm - 0,2 in from the cut edge) and pin down.

Step 7: Fold seam allowance neckline to the inside.
Fold seam allowance of the neckline to the inside on the second line (about 2 cm - 0,4 in) from the cut edge) and pin down.

Step 8: Sew.
Turn the shirt right side out and sew neckline.

Step 9: Sew the sides of the shirt and the bottom of the sleeves.
Turn shirt wrong-side out. Pin down the sides of the shirt and the bottom of the sleeves. Sew toghether.

Step 10: Fold the seam allowance to the inside.
Fold the seam allowance of the bottom of the shirt and the bottom of the sleeves to the inside and pin down.

Step 10:  Sew the hems in place.
Turn right-side out. Sew the hems in place.

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Free sewing pattern Spaghetti Strap Top for Women

Materials:
* Jersey - Lillestoff - Flowers 'n Dots (Fabric width: 150 cm - 59 in) (top)
   75 cm (29 in) (size 04 -12)
* Ribbing (neckband)

Instructions:
Download the free sewing pattern from the list below.

Size 04
Size 06
Size 08
Size 10
Size 12

When working with knits, it is important not to stretch or pull the fabric while sewing. Also use a stretch needle and a stretch stitch. In this pattern all seams are sewed with a twin needle.

Double-click images to enlarge.

Step 1: Draw the pattern.
Draw the pattern with an aqua trickmarker on the back of the fabric. The pattern is without seam allowance. Ad 1 cm (0,5 in) seam allowance. Ad 2 cm (0,8 in) seam allowance at the bottom of the singlet. Draw the neckline without seam allowance.


Step 2: Cut the fabric.
Cut a front piece and a back piece out of the fabric.

Step 3: Pin the front piece to the back piece.
With right sides facing pin down the back and front piece.

Step 4: Sew.
Sew the sides of the singlet.

Step 5: Fold the seam allowance tho the inside.
Fold the seam allowance of the bottom of the singlet to the inside and pin down.

Step 6: Sew the hem in place.
Turn right-side out. Sew the hem in place. Sew about 1,5 cm (0,6 in) from the outer edge.

Step 7: Sew neckband.
Take your ribbing fabric and cut it about 4,5 cm (1.8 in) wide. Align the raw edges of the neckband with the raw edge of the neck opening, wrong sides together. Sew 1 cm (0.4 in) from the outer edge. Stretch the neckband while you sew, but be careful not to stretch or pull the singlet fabric.

Step 8: Sew neckband.
Fold the neckband over the cut edge, re-fold and pin down. Sew.

Step 9: Trim.
Trim.

Step 10: Sew straps.
Align the raw edges of the neckband with the raw edge of the neck opening, wrong sides together. Sew 1 cm (0.4 in) from the outer edge. Stretch the neckband while you sew, but be careful not to stretch or pull the singlet fabric.

Step 11: Sew straps.
Fold the neckband over the cut edge, re-fold and pin down. Sew. If you want to use long straps to tie your straps up with a knot to fit, you're singlet is finished now. Otherwise continue with step 12.

Step 12: Attach straps.
Sew the straps onto the back of the singlet. Trim. (For the length of the straps, see pattern.)

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Sewing pattern and tutorial drape neck jersey dress

Materials:
* Jersey (Fabric width: 140 cm)
   - 125 cm (size 04 - 14)  

Instructions:
The sewing pattern is available in my online shop. Sizes range from XS to XXL.

When working with knits, it is important not to stretch or pull the fabric while sewing. Also use a stretch needle and a stretch stitch. In this pattern all seams are sewed with a twin needle.

Double-click images to enlarge.

Step 1: Draw the pattern.
Draw the pattern with an aqua trickmarker on the back of the fabric. The pattern is without seam allowance. Ad 1 cm (0,4 in) seam allowance. Ad 2 cm (0,4 in) seam allowance at bottom of the dress.

To adjust the pattern to your own body measurements, draw tthe bottom of the top 4 cm (2 in longer). At step 12 you can try it on and adept the length of the top. Or you could make a toile first.


Step 2: Cut the fabric.
Cut a front piece and back piece out of the fabric.

Step 3: Fold seam allowance neckline to the inside.
Fold seam allowance of the neckline to the inside (about 1 cm - 0,2 in from the cut edge) and pin down.

Step 4: Sew.
Sew.

Step 5: Fold the cowl facing to the inside.
Fold the cowl facing to thi inside and pin down.

Step 6: Pin down the sides of the dress.
With right sides facing pin down the back and front piece.

Step 7: Sew.
Sew the sides of the shirt and the shoulder seams. Trim.

Step 8: Fold the seam allowance to the inside.
Fold the seam allowance of the armholes to the inside and pin down.

Step 9: Sew.
Turn the dress right side out. Sew together.



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