Free sewing pattern and tutorial drape neck jersey dress




































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



Materials:
* Jersey
   - 150 cm (60 in) (Fabric width) x 120 cm (47 in)

Instructions:
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.

Double-click images to enlarge.

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.



















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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intended for non commercial use only

Free sewing pattern and tutorial puff sleeve top




































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.




































At the photoshoot Jacky wore a puff sleeve top in size 04. Sizes range from 04 through 12 and we will add larger sizes in the future.




































Free sewing pattern and tutorial Puff Sleeve Top



Materials:
* Knit fabric
* Foldover elastic - 2,5 cm x 80 cm (1 in x 32 in) 

Instructions:
Download the free sewing pattern from the list below. Set your printer settings to A4 paper.

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.

Double-click images to enlarge.

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, a back piece and and two sleeves (mirrored) 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:  Sew the shoulder seams.
With right sides facing pin down the back and front piece. Sew the shoulder seams. Trim.

Step 6: Use gathering stitches to create ruffles in the top of the sleeve.    
Now use gathering stitches to create ruffles in the top of the sleeve; Set your sewing machine to a wide stitch and sew two lines of stitches around the top of the skirt with 0,5 cm (0.2 in) distance. Make sure to leave a 8 cm (3 in) length of thread at the end and at the beginning.

Step 7: Ruffle the fabric.

Ruffle the top of the sleeve until the size of the sleeve matches the size of the top.

            Step 8: Pin the sleeve down
 Pin the left sleeve right sides together, into the armhole.

                Step 9: Sew the sleeve into the armhole.
Sew the sleeve into the armhole. Repeat step 8 until 9 for the right sleeve.


Step 10: Pin down the sides of the shirt.
Turn shirt wrong-side out. Pin down the sides of the shirt and the bottom of the sleeves.

Step 11: Sew.
 Sew.

Step 12: Fold the seam allowance to the inside.
 Fold the seam allowance of the bottom of the shirt to the inside and pin down.

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

Step 14: Fold the foldover elastic in half.





With right sides facing, fold the foldover elastic in half. Make two circles with a circumference of 27.5 cm (10.8 in) for size 04, 28.7 cm (11.3 in) for size 06, 30.7 cm (12.1 in) for size 08, 29.9 cm (11.8 in) for size 12. Sew together.

Step 15: Finish off the bottom of the sleeves.
With wrong sides facing, pin the foldover elastic to the bottom of the sleeves. Fold the foldover elastic in half length-wise, over the edge of the sleeves and pin down. Sew together.






































© small dreamfactory
intended for non commercial use only

Free sewing tutorial and pattern boat neck dress




































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 for a Boatneck Dress



Materials:
* Knit fabric

Instructions:
Download the free sewing pattern from the list below. Set your printer settings to A4 paper.

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.

Double-click images to enlarge.

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 dress 4 cm (2 in longer). At step 11 you can try it on and adept the length of the dress and the sleeves. Or you could make a toile first.

Step 2: Cut the fabric.
Cut a front piece, a back piece and and two sleeves (mirrored) 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. Then, 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 4: Sew.
Sew.

Step 5:  Sew the shoulder seams.
With right sides facing pin down the back and front piece. Sew the shoulder seams. Trim.

Step 6: Sew the sleeves.
With right sides facing, fold the sleeve in half. Pin down under arm notch down. Sew.

Step 7: Pin the sleeve down.
Pin the left sleeve right sides together, into the armhole.

Step 8: Sew the sleeve into the armhole.
Sew the sleeve into the armhole. Repeat step 7 until 8 for the right sleeve.

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

Step 10: Sew.
Sew.

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.

© small dreamfactory
intended for non commercial use only

Free sewing pattern Basic shirt





















Materials:
* Knit fabric (Fabric width: 150 cm - 60 in)
   - 140 cm (56 in) (Size 04)
   - 145 cm (58 in) (Size 06)
   - 145 cm (58 in) (Size 08)
   - 155 cm (61 in) (Size 12

Instructions:
Download the free sewing pattern from the list below. Set your printer settings to A4 paper.

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.

Double-click images to enlarge.

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 shirt 4 cm (2 in longer). At step 12 you can try it on and adept the length of the shirt and the sleeves. Or you could make a toile first.


Step 2: Cut the fabric.
























Cut a front piece, a back piece and and two sleeves (mirrored) out of the fabric.

Step 3: Fold seam allowance neckline to the inside.














Fold seam allowance of the neckline to the inside and pin down. 

Step 4: Sew.














Sew.
Step 5:  Sew the shoulder seams.

With right sides facing pin down the back and front piece. Sew the shoulder seams.

Step 6: Sew the sleeves.















With right sides facing, fold the sleeve in half. Pin down under arm notch down. Sew.

Step 7: Pin the sleeve down
Pin the left sleeve right sides together, into the armhole.


Step 8: Sew the sleeve into the armhole.
Sew the sleeve into the armhole. Repeat step 7 until 8 for the right sleeve.

Step 9: Pin down the sides of the shirt.














Turn shirt wrong-side out. Pin down the sides of the shirt and the bottom of the sleeves.

Step 10: Sew.















Sew.

Step 11: 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 12: Sew the hems in place.

Turn right-side out. Sew the hems in place.

© small dreamfactory
intended for non commercial use only