The Miaka dress is cheeky and casual, only held on by the tied knot on the left shoulder, otherwise it is rather casual and comfortable. The elastic jersey stripe at the waist gives the dress good support and a slim silhouette for the wearer. The top and bottom of the dress are simply stretched and sewn along the narrow strips - done! The above-knee length is great for showing off your legs.
Skirt length = 48-52 cm
Miaka was sewn from a light viscose and jersey in this pattern.
We recommend a soft, flowing viscose fabric and cuffs/rib or jersey with elastane.
|Size 34-40||Material||1.70 m||140cm wide|
|Size 42-46||Material||2.40 m||140cm wide|
|Size 34-46||Ribbing/ rib||0.10m||140 cm wide/
70 cm in the hose
Cut out the pattern pieces from your outer fabrics. Lay the fabric open and with the right side of the fabric facing up. The pattern pieces should all be face up. Always align the grain arrow on all pieces in the same direction and parallel to the selvedge of the fabric. Transfer all the notches from the pattern through a 3mm long incision with scissors or chalk. Please note that sizes 42 - 46 have bust darts. You need from fabric:
- 1x front part
- 1x back piece
- 2x skirt part
You need from ribbing/ rib:
- 1x waistband
To sew this dress you need a sewing machine and an overlock sewing machine, alternatively you can use the zigzag stitch on your sewing machine to finish the raw edges. Use a jersey needle or a fine sewing needle (70 gauge) to match your fabric selection. In addition to the description, the colored lines in the pictures show you where a seam needs to be sewn. When sewing, pay attention to the seam allowance included in the pattern. Seam allowances that are not specially marked are 1 cm wide!
Happy sewing! It's best to start with the skirt part. Sew the side seams right sides together and neaten the seam allowances. The hem edge is trimmed and ironed 2cm according to the pattern. Stitch the hem at 1.7cm. Top-stitched hem. Clean up the bottom edge of the receipt, which will later be folded inwards.
Note that from size 42 a dart is processed! To do this, place snaps on snaps and sew to the dart tip, which is marked by a drilled hole. Now fold the facing inwards at the fold line on the front and back pieces, right sides together, and turn over the armhole and the straps. Clip the seam allowance. This way it lies nicer when you turn it over. Stitch the folded seam of the armhole from the front and back flat to the seam allowance from the wrong side (as far as possible). This is what the armhole with the quilting looks like from the inside. It is also only visible there. Sew the side seams together with the inner facings (open) right sides together. Make sure that the seams of the front and back armholes meet. Then neaten the seam allowances together. Sew and overcast the side seam of the waistband, right sides together. Sew the waistband with one side, right sides together, to the bodice. Pin the waistband seam to the side seam and pin the other snaps to the VM, SN, and HM. Stretch the waistband as you sew to fit the bodice. Finish the seam allowances together. The top is already attached to the waistband. Now only the skirt part is missing. Pin the skirt part back to the lower part of the waistband using the snaps. Stretch the waistband to the appropriate length in the same way. Finish the seam allowances together. Finally, attach the facing to the inside of the seam allowances.
Your MIAKA is ready!
If you don't know what to do or if you have any questions, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org . We will answer you as soon as possible.
Have a lot of fun with your new designer piece!
Sincerely, your Dagmar and Ellen.