Recently, I started working together with my niece, who is a fashion designer and with top model Jacky van Klaveren. I am glad to show you the first results of our collaboration.
Free sewing pattern and tutorial drape neck jersey dress
- 150 cm (60 in) (Fabric width) x 120 cm (47 in)
Download the free sewing pattern from the list below. Set your printer settings to A4 paper.
Size 02 (German Size: 32) (French Size: 34) (Italian Size: 36)
Size 04 (German Size: 34) (French Size: 36) (Italian Size: 38)
Size 06 (German Size: 36) (French Size: 38) (Italian Size: 40)
Size 08 (German Size: 38) (French Size: 40) (Italian Size: 42)
Size 10 (soon available)
Size 12 (German Size: 42) (French Size: 44) (Italian Size: 46)
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 seam allowance is included in the pattern.
To adjust the pattern to your own body measurements, draw the sleeves and the bottom of the top 4 cm (2 in longer). At step 12 you can try it on and adept the length of the top and the sleeves. 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.|
|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.
|Stap 9: Sew.|
Turn the dress right side out. Sew together.
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