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Ashley Kimono Shirt – Sew Along Part 3

 


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Thank you for visiting us today!  This is the Ashley Kimono shirt and dress – Sew along part 3.

 

 

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 - Sew Along Part 3

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)

 

  1.  Place the collar stand on the neckline, right sides together and pin along.

DSC_1028 2.  After the collar band is all pinned along the neckline, stitch it in place with a 3/8 seam allowance.
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3.  Now, press the collar stand to the wrong side.DSC_1031

4.  Fold the collar stand inside 3/8 inch and pin along carefully.

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5.  Then, stitch along the neckline 1/8 inch from the edge.DSC_1033

 

6.  HEMLINE:

Baste the hemline 3/8 inch from the edge.DSC_1034

 

7.  By using a longer stitch, you will be able to gather the hemline a bit.  This will help with the curve part of it.DSC_1035

8.  Turn the shirt to the wrong side and, using your iron, press the hemline on the basted line.
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9.  After you finished this step, fold one more time 3/8 inch inside and press.

10.  Stitch along the hemline 1/8 inch from the folded lineDSC_1037

11. Carefully press it with your ironDSC_1038

12. CUFFS:

Place two pieces of the cuffs together, right sides facing and sew along the sides.
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13.  Fold them in half and press with your ironDSC_1043

14.  Place the cuffs on the shirt and stitch along the sleeves as shown on the image below:
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15.  Now, turn the cuffs to the right side and press again
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16.  BUTTONS AND BUTTONHOLES:

 

Mark the buttonholes and the buttons on the shirt.DSC_1047 17.  Create the buttonholes by following your sewing machine instructions manual.

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18.  The buttonholes on the placket will be placed vertically, the one on the collar stand (smallest one) will be placed horizontally DSC_1051

19  Test that the buttonholes and the marks for the buttons match by trying the shirt on you.  Also check that the front is adequate to your neck. DSC_1052

 

And that is all for now.

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