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Ashley Kimono shirt – Sew Along Part 2

 

 

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Thank you for visiting us today!  This is Ashley Kimono shirt – Sew Along Part 2

 

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 ETSY Store.

Ashley Kimono shirt - Sew Along Part 2

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.

 

This is the FABRIC REQUIREMENT:

60’’ FABRIC FOLDED

VIEW A: 2 1/4
2. VIEW B: 2 1/4

3. VIEW C: 3 1/4

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 2

  1.  Back shirt:  Fold the back bodice and press the back pleat

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2.  Sew a straight line from the top 4 or 5 inches long.

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3.  Open the back bodice and press the pleat flat.DSC_1005

4.  I placed it to the right side of the shirtDSC_1006

 

5.  Now bring the back yoke piece.

6.  Using your iron, fold the back yoke about 3/8 inch all around the rounded area (not the top)
DSC_1010 7.  Pin it to the shirt carefully, placing one pin every inch.  Then, baste the back yoke to the back bodice.

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9.  Now, sew them together, slowing stitching around the curve areas.DSC_1017

10.  The edge stitch must be about 1/16 to 1/8 inch as shown on the image below:DSC_1018

 

11.  Press the yoke flat.DSC_1019

 

12.  FRONT BODICE:  Place front and back bodice together, right sides facing and stitch the shoulder and side seams.DSC_1020

 

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13.   For the front placket, double fold it, first about 3/8 inch (seam allowance) and then 1 1/2 inch.DSC_1022

 

14.  This area will also need the woven interfacing been attached. DSC_1023

 

15.  Press with your iron flat.DSC_1024

 

16.  Stitch along the top, bottom and sides.  DSC_1025

17.  Turn to the right side and press all seams that you have completed so far.

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And that is all for today!  Remember to visit us tomorrow for the Part 3 of the Ashley Sew along.

Happy Sewing!

Ashley Kimono shirt - Sew Along Part 2

 

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