5237 TOWELING GOWN

 

FABRIC: THICK SILK OR COTTON MATERIAL

 

YOU NEED: toweling fabric with pattern, toweling fabric without pattern, iron-on interfacing.

 

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

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

 

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 pieces).

 

WHEN SEWING, BE CAREFUL WITH NOTCHES THEY MUST BE MATCHING!

 

CUTTING:

Fabric:

1. Back 1 folded piece

2. Pocket bag 2 pieces

4. Bust pocket bag 2 pieces

5. Front 2 pieces

6. Belt 1 piece

7. Sleeve 2 pieces

 

Trimming fabric:

1. Back 1 folded piece

2. Pocket 2 pieces

3. Pocket welt 1 folded piece

5. Front 2 pieces

6. Belt 1 piece

7. Sleeve 2 pieces

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

1. Iron the interfacing to the wrong side of the pocket welt. Overstitch the short edges of the welt and turn it right side out. Topstitch the welt. Iron the piece of the interfacing to the wrong side of the front placing it on the pocket entrance.

 

2. With right sides together, pin the welt and the top pocket bag along the

pocket entrance. Topstitch working on the wrong side along the auxiliary lines

making rectangle. Cut the pocket entrance; make diagonal notches 1-1.5 cm from

the entrance ends. Press the seam open, pull the welt and the pocket bag to the

wrong side through this slit, tack them to the garment and press the pocket

entrance. Place the lower pocket bag on the wrong side of the garment above the

welt upwards and topstitch the welt working on the right side of the dressing

gown through the lower pocket bag. Press the pocket bag downwards and stitch to

the upper pocket bag.

 

3. Stitch the side seams leaving a slit for the pocket entrance. Stitch pocket bags to the garment and stitch them together.

 

4. Stitch the shoulder seams up to the corners. Cut the seam allowances on these corners diagonally. Stitch the centre collar seam. Stitch the collar to the neckline. Press the seam open.

 

5. Stitch the sleeve seams then stitch the sleeves to the garment.

 

6. Press the hem seam allowance to the wrong side, fold it under and

topstitch.

 

7. Sew the inside pieces of the dressing gown same way as the upper, but do not make pockets. Pin both pieces of the garment ride sides together and stitch around the central edges and the collar. Turn the garment right side out. Adjust the collar seams and topstitch them through the seamlines. Topstitch the central opening close to the edges. Fold the sleeve hem allowances inside and stitch in place, fixing the both layers of the sleeves.

 

8. Make up the belt placing the pieces together right side inside and torn the belt right side out through one open edge; topstitch the belt.