* Knit fabric Znok Design - Kurbits Purple (long sleeve)
Download the free sewing pattern here. Size 104 (EU 3 - 4 years) (US 4Y)
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 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: 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 4: 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 5: Sew.|
|Step 6: Sew the sides of the shirt and the shoulder seams.|
With right sides facing pin down the back and front piece. Sew the sides of the shirt and the shoulder seams.
|Step 7: Fold the seam allowance to the inside.|
Fold the seam allowance of the bottom of the shirt to the inside and pin down.
|Step 8: Sew the hem in place.|
Turn right-side out. Sew the hem in place.
|Step 9: Sew the sleeves.|
Fold the seam allowance of the bottom of the sleeves to the inside and pin down. Sew the hems in place.
|Step 10: Sew the sleeve into the armhole.|
Pin the left sleeve right sides together, into the armhole. Sew.
|Step 11: Turn sleeve right side out.|
Turn sleeve right side out.
|Step 12: Pin sleeve down.|
Turn shirt wrong-side out. With right sides facing, fold the sleeve in half. Pin down.
|St3p 13: Sew.|
Sew down the entire side.
|Step 14: Topstitch.|
Turn right-side out. Topstitch. Repeat step 10 until 14 for the right sleeve.
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