5721 SHORT MANTLE

 

You need: soft natural/mixed fabric; lining, fusing. 1 button.

 

IF THE PATTERNS HAVE DOUBLE CONTOUR, THE SEAM ALLOWANCE IS PROVIDED,

IF THE PATTERNS HAVE SINGLE CONTOUR, THE SEAM ALLOWANCE IS NOT PROVIDED.

 

SEAM ALLOWANCES: 1 cm for all seams. 3 cm for garment/sleeve hems.

 

ATTENTION! Before sewing, print paper patterns and lay them out according to the linen width (from 90 to 150 cm) to find out how much material you need (do not forget about double and symmetric details).

 

WHEN SEWING, BE CAREFUL WITH NOTCHES – THEY MUST BE COINCIDING!

 

CUTTING:

 

Fabric:

1. Back part – 1 piece

2. Right front part – 1 piece

3. Left front part – 1 piece

4. Gusset – 2 pieces

5. Back neckline facing – 1 piece

6. Collar – 2 pieces

 

Lining:

1. Back part – 1 piece

2. Right front part – 1 piece

3. Left front part – 1 piece

4. Gusset – 2 pieces

 

Fusing: one-piece front bands of front/back parts, back neckline facing, collar.

 

NB: when cutting lining front/back pieces, do not take into account front bands/back neckline facing widths correspondingly.

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

 

1. Apply the fusing to wrong side of one-piece front bands of front/back parts, back neckline facing and collar.

 

2. Stitch sleeve upper edges. Press seam allowances apart.

 

3. Lay collars right sides together and overstitch along outer contour as well as short edges. Slash rounded allowances, cut corners. Turn the collar right side out, then press it.

Tack the collar into the neckline between right front edging and left front part’s middle line.

 

4. Stitch the gusset to back part. Press seam allowances apart. Stitch the gusset to front part. Press seam allowances apart.

 

5. Press one-piece front bands into wrong side of front parts. Stitch shoulder edges of front bands and facings. Press seam allowances apart.

Lay front bands on the garment right sides together and overstitch the neckline stitching the collar.

Stitch lining pieces together leaving a hole into sleeve right front seam (to turn the garment right side out). Press seam allowances.

Stitch the lining to front bands and back neckline facing. Overstitch lower corner. Slash rounded allowances, cut corners.

Mark garment/sleeve hems and press them into wrong side. Overstitch garment/sleeve hems with the lining.

Turn the garment right side out, press it.

Sew technological hole.

 

6. Make b buttonhole into right front part, sew a button to the left one.