7059 SLEVELESS DRESS

 

YOU NEED: gabardine (or nature/mixed fabric); fusing; 1 zipper.

 

CUTTING:

Fabric:

1. Back central part 2 pieces

2. Back side part 2 pieces

3. Front side part 2 pieces

4. Front central part 1 folded piece

5. Front facing 1 folded piece

6. Back facing 2 pieces

 

Fusing:

5. Front facing 1 folded piece

6. Back facing 2 pieces

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

 

Sew back middle seam from zipper mark downwards. Neaten allowances and press them apart. Sew the zipper into the slit.

 

Sew back relieve seams and front relieve seams to the pleat. Neaten pleat allowances apart, sew inner seams. Press inverted pleat and fix it with two diagonal stitches.

 

Sew side seams.

 

Turn garment hem into wrong side and sew it under.

 

Sew facing side seams. Apply lining and fabric details right sides together, then overstitch along edges of neckline and armholes, leaving slits of 1 cm near shoulder edges. Turn the garment right side out through shoulder seams. Sew shoulder seams in fabric details. Turn shoulder edges and facing closures allowance into wrong side and sew by hand. Neaten facing lower edge.