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Ashley Kimono shirt and dress – Sew along part one

 

Thank you for visiting us today!  This is the Ashley Kimono shirt and dress – Sew along part one

 

The Ashley Kimono Shirt

The Ashley Kimono Shirt and Dress PDF pattern is a loose fitted Kimono shirt. The PDF pattern has 4 views where different collar combinations and cuff styles.

Ashley Kimono Shirt and dress PDF pattern is available in our here

Ashley Kimono shirt and dress - Sew along part one

THE SHIRT AND DRESS PATTERN FEATURES:

Features a loose fit kimono shirt and dress shirt with 4 variations

a) View A: waist length with front tucks and double collar

b) View B: waist length with small front pocket and set in cuffs

c) View C: knee length with front tucks and double collar

d) View D: knee length with front pocket and set in cuffs.

Here is the back view of the shirt. It has a tear drop back yoke that I love very much.

This is the FABRIC REQUIREMENT:

60’’ FABRIC FOLDED

  1. VIEW A: 2 1/4
  2. 2. VIEW B: 2 1/4
  3. 3. VIEW C: 3 1/4
  4. 4. VIEW D: 3 1/4

FABRIC RECOMMENDED:

Light to medium weight woven fabric such as: challis, chambray, poplin, gingham, gauze, lawn, linen, shirting, denim (for dresses potions)

Ashley Kimono shirt and dress – Sew along part one

1. THE COLLAR:

Add the woven interfacing to the collar, under collar and stand.
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2. Bring the collar and the undercollar to the table.

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3.  Place them together, right sides facing and sew around the sides and longest side lengthwise.DSC_0978

4.  Trim the seam allowance as shown on the picture below.DSC_0979

5. Turn to the right side and make sure the corners are completely turned as well.

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6.  Hand press the seams first and then use your iron to make it look well finishedDSC_0983

 

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7.  Place the collar stand between the collar piece as shown on the picture below

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8.  Now, stitch around the sides and the longest side of the collar.  Remember that the collar is been attached to the collar stand as well.DSC_0986

9.  Clip the collar stand and turn to the right side.DSC_0987

10.  Press flat and set aside.

11. POCKET:

Bring the pocket piece to the table.

 

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12.  Fold the sides of the pocket 3/8 inch (on the image below, I folded 5/8 inch because of the use of the selvage)
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13. Now, fold the bottom of the pocket and press again.DSC_0990

 

14.  Now, turn to the right side and edge stitch around the pocket 3/8 inch.DSC_0991

 

15.  For the top of the pocket, double fold the fabric, first 3/8 inch and then 5/8 inch.DSC_0992

16.  Then, take 2 inches of the pocket and fold it to the inside.DSC_0993

17.  Now fold about 1, 1/2 inch to the right side of the fabric and press
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18.  Pin the pocket to the shirt, using the marks from the pattern.DSC_0998

19.  Edge stitch about 1/8 inch and press.
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And that is all for today.  Remember to come back tomorrow for the second part of Ashley Shirt sew along

 

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