NÄHANLEITUNG ZIPFELROCK “GRACE”

SEWING INSTRUCTIONS “GRACE” SKIRT

The Grace skirt is just right for sewing beginners. With the pointed yoke and the asymmetrical hemline, it can be sewn in just a few steps. If you want, you can contrast the color of the waistband and the yoke with the skirt , creating a nice contrast and thus a wonderful summer skirt .

Center Front Length = 61-65cm

Grace was sewn from a printed jersey in this pattern.

Required material:

We recommend a softly falling jersey.

Sizes 34-40 outer fabric 1.30 m 140cm wide
rubber 3 cm wide 80cm long
Sizes 42-50 outer fabric 1.60 m 140cm wide
rubber 3 cm wide 105cm long

cutting:

Cut out the pattern pieces from your outer fabric . Lay the fabric right side up. Lay the selvedges parallel to the center so you can lay the waistband on the fold. The pattern pieces should all be face up. Always align the thread up arrow on all pieces in the same direction and parallel to the selvage of the fabric. Transfer all the notches from the pattern through a 3mm long incision with scissors or chalk . Pinch the seam allowance in the fold of the fabric because this is always a center. Markings define positions of dart ends , pocket positions, etc. Transfer these either with chalk or a pin .

You need from fabric:

  • 1x bundle in break
  • 2x yoke front and back piece
  • 2x skirt front and back parts in opposite directions

Sewing instructions:

To sew this skirt 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.

Be sure to use a jersey needle and use a stretch stitch, i.e. if you are sewing with a home sewing machine you should use either a zigzag stitch or the tripartite elastic stitch and then all seam allowances again with a zigzag stitch or another appropriate stitch neaten so they don't fray. In addition to the description, the colorful lines in the pictures show you where a seam needs to be sewn or something to be glued.
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!

Start with the special detail of the Grace skirt: the pointed yoke in the front and back. Sew the front and back yokes, right sides together, to the corresponding skirt piece. Pay attention to the points in the front and center back: With points, seam allowances are cut with scissors. The tip does not become too thick when turning and the seam allowances can be laid flat. It is particularly important that the seam is not cut. That's why we recommend that you sew just before the point and from there with a smaller stitch length. This guarantees you a tip that does not fray so quickly after trimming.

The seam allowances are neatened together and ironed down.

Then sew the front and back of the skirt together, right sides together, at the side seams. Make sure that the yoke seams meet exactly. Neaten the seam allowances together and iron them to the back.

Now you can make the waistband and sew it together on the narrow sides, right sides together. You iron the seam allowances apart and the waistband is ironed in half in the fold, left to left.

The waistband is placed, right sides together, on the skirt part and sewn on. Make sure to leave a 3-4cm opening for the elastic.

The seam allowances are neatened together and ironed down. Again, you have to leave the opening for the elastic open and close it later.

Cut the elastic to your size, secure it with a safety pin and pull it through the opening into the waistband. The elastic is sewn 2cm over each other at both ends, pushed back into the waistband and the opening in the waistband is then closed.

The hem of your skirt is trimmed and ironed according to the marking on the pattern.

Finally, the hem is top-stitched all around.

Your GRACE is ready ! 

If you don't know what to do, or if you have any questions, please send us an email to info@schnittmuster-berlin.de. We will answer you as soon as possible. 

Have a lot of fun with your new designer piece! 

Sincerely yours, Dagmar and Ellen.

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