Modification Top with arm gaiters - My Label 3D Fashion Pattern ...

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Modification Top with arm gaiters - My Label 3D Fashion Pattern ...

From T-Shirt toTop With Arm GaitersThis top has:- Deep V-neck- Wrap effect- Ruffle collar- Arm gaiters with ruffled trimFit informationen- Form-fitting, tailored style- Deep V-neck- Asymmetric front- Tapered ruffle collar- Fninished length approx. 65 cm- Variable length of arm gaitersFabric recommendations- Jersey- Silk satin- Viskose- Lace- Raw silkPage 1 of 10


Style variantFrom T-Shirt to Top With Arm GaitersSelect ModelOpen My Label software and open the desired model in the Models drawer or create newmodel.Select styleIn the Styles drawer, under 'Shirts', select the T-Shirt.- Open Style- Open T-Shirt- Reduce waist by 4cm- Reduce cuff to lowest possible value- Enter desired finished lengthPattern alteration via stitch placementDetailed instructions for this can be found in the Appendix.Front, back and sleeveDraw in desired front and back neckline.Drawing in the collar provides a better view in the simulation and is an aid for sewing theruffle.Draw in desired length of arm gaiter (approx. 50cm) on sleeve.Page 2 of 10


Print pattern piecesPosition, save and print out pattern pieces.The neckline ribbing won't be needed.Cut out pattern pieces and make alterations by handBefore cutting out, check fit and cutting lines of redesigned sections, and correct height andshape if necessary.Cut out pattern piecesCut out pattern pieces without seam allowances and join the front and back section at the rightshoulder seam.Measure necklinesNeckline on left shirt side: Measure from centre back over shoulder to centre front.Neckline on right shirt side: Measure from centre back over shoulder to side seam.Page 3 of 10


Make ruffled collar pattern pieceFor the collar pattern piece, draw a rectangle.Length of rectangle = measured total length of the right and left shirt sidesWidth of rectangle = 24cmSubdivide the rectangle in thirds. Mark them.Starting at the centre back (CB) draw in the top and bottom line to the centre front (CF),tapering them by approx. 2cm. Again starting at the centre back (CB) draw in the top andbottom line to the side seam (SS), tapering them by approx. 4cm, and taking care that thecentre front widths have the same length. Add 1cm seam allowance all around.Complete front and back pattern sectionsCut front section apart at collar line.Add 1cm seam allowance at side seams, shoulder seams, necklines and armholes on frontand back sections.Add 4cm hem allowance.Page 4 of 10


Complete arm gaiter patternDetermine length of gaiter and add 1cm allowance all around.Add 3cm hem allowance at top edge, adjusting hem to fit side seam of top.StoffbedarfThe illustration shows one way the pattern pieces can be laid out on a folded or unfoldedlength of fabric. Since the pattern pieces are created according to your own personalmeasurements and preferences, they may differ from the sizes and shapes of the patternlayout.Page 5 of 10


Pattern-layout illustrationUnfolded length of fabricJersey 140cm wide, approx. 130 cmWoven fabric 140cm wide, approx. 100cmJerseywoven fabricMaterials and miscellaneous- Shapeable seam tape- Elastic, 2cm wide, for arm gaitersCutting outJersey1 x right front section1 x left front section1 x back2 x arm gaiter2 x Facing for armhole,2.5cm wide by length of armhole1 x Facing for neckline, 3cm wide by totalmeasured length of necklineWoven fabric2 x Bias binding for ruffled collar:26cm x approx. 110cm2 x Bias binding for arm gaiters: 10cm xapprox. 30cmPreparationIron seam tape onto shoulder seam, neckline and armhole.Page 6 of 10


Sewing instructionsShoulder seamsSew shoulder seams with right sides together. Press seam allowances apart.Sew ruffled collarSew bias bindings together. Press seam allowances apart.Fold in half lengthways.Subdivide bias binding into thirds and mark with a darning thread.Draw shape of collar and cut out, adding 1cm seam allowance.Gather seam allowance, matching it up with the length of the pattern piece.Page 7 of 10


Sew collar to necklinePin or baste ruffled collar to neckline, matching up the markings. Sew together.Pin or baste facing to ruffled collar right sides facing, starting on the left side of the shirt.Stitch up to approx 10cm short of the centre front.Press facing up to shoulder seam towards seam allowance.Fold facing onto wrong side of shirt and stitch under up to left shoulder, taking care not tocatch the collar in the stitching. Trim facing if necessary.Page 8 of 10


With right sides facing, stitch together the front sections from centre front to the side seam,taking care not to catch the collar in the stitching.Pin the remaining end of facing to the seam in a continuous line. Stitch.Press collar and facing towards seam all around and fold to wrong side.Stitch the remaining end of facing under (without collar).Finish the armholeFold and press armhole facing in half lengthways with the wrong sides together. Pin facing toarmhole with the edges flush. Stitch approx. 7mm from the edge. Press under in such waythat a few millimeters of the facing remain visible. Topstitch armhole if wished.Close side seamsStitch side seams with right sides facing. Secure seam allowance under the arm with a fewstraightstitches.HemFold and press hem under. Stitch. Trim seam allowance if necessary.Page 9 of 10


Finish the arm gaitersFold and stitch upper arm hem 2.5cm deep. Pull soft elastic through and secure it at the hemopening.Fold the bias bindings for the ruffle into half lengthways, wrong sides facing, as for the collar.Don't press them. Gather the open edge to match the length of the edge of the gaiter.With right sides together, sew the ruffles to the edges of the gaiters. Neaten.Press seam allowance towards gaiter. Topstitch if wished.Stitch and neaten the long seam. Secure the seam allowances with a few stitches at bothends.Further detailed information can be found in your My Label program atHelp> Sewing Techniques. This option offers detailed instructions on the proper way to sewbelt loops, collars, pockets, linings and much more. It also deals with basic sewing techniquesfor newcomers.Page 10 of 10

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