You will need
- A crisp solid cotton, satin – 2.5 meters with a width of 110 cm
- Color fabric in small patterns 2 m and a width of 90 cm
- Lace or fancy braid 10 m
- A sheet of paper for patterns
- Measuring tape
Measure the width of the back and chest. On a sheet of paper patterns to hold your personalized pattern based on these dimensions. From colored fabric cut two parts A, b and C. It will be the yoke and straps of your future dress. From the remnants of colored cloth cut into strips with a width of 7 cm, they will go to the finish of the dress.
Of solid fabric will have plenty of two trapezoids. Their height will determine the required length of the sundress. Length of the lower base – 110 cm, upper base of the trapezoids make a different. The rear panel should be 5 cm more than the width of the back, front – 8 cm
Sew the side of the yoke, braid the top portion.
On the front panels sew the finishing strip of colored fabric. Sew it together with the braid that lay along the seam.
Sew the side parts of the front and rear cloth. Hem tape handle finishing of colored fabrics with laid along the seam tape. Athlete hem. The upper part of the panels stitch large stitch and assemble in kulisku" width the bottom of the yoke.
Sew the yoke and lower part of dress. Smooth and treat all the seams from the inside. Webbing fold in half, ostracise them, paving the braid on the edge. Iron straps and adjust their location and length, wearing a sundress. Pristrochite them to the yoke.
Advice 2: How to sew a sundress for office
Most of life we spend at work. And quite understandable desire of women is the need to look stylish, beautiful and well-groomed not only in the circle of friends at the party, but in an area where every day we communicate, conduct business negotiations, discuss gossip and, in the end, provide financial stability, so necessary in modern life. Not always in shopping centers among the infinite variety of clothes, we find a suitable and relevant for the job. However, to sew a sundress for office it is possible at home.
You will need
- - material for sewing
- - the tape
- - scissors
- - needles
- - threads
- - sewing machine
Decide what length will be the sundress of the chosen style. Note that the short sundresss-mini for office would be irrelevant. The perfect sundress for office the length of which reaches to the knees or slightly below. The color of the fabric the desirable quiet tones, no screaming and shimmering shades. Shiny with lots of sequins materials are also better left to sewing holiday outfits. Lightweight fabrics of chiffon and silk are not suitable for a strict office style. Look good mix of white, black and gray. Soothing warm or kept cold tone also very beneficial for sundresss business style. Avoid complex patterns and frilly decorative prints, they will distract from work not only you but also the team that is clearly not like the boss.
Remove the necessary measurements: length, bust and hips. If you are not a skilled seamstress, a skilled worker, follow the advice in magazines sewing, all of which are pattern models specified in the announcement. In addition, depending on whether this sundress with shoulder straps, or with a round neckline, it may be necessary to make additional measurements.
Ready transfer paper patterns on fabric, do it with the account you made earlier standards. Do not forget to leave allowances for the seams. Use the wax crayon for drawing patterns on the fabric, subsequently, it will be easy to erase, without leaving material on the nasty spots.
Carefully cut parts cut with scissors and sweeps the sketches ready. Take your time, otherwise, unnecessarily cut detail can ruin your work and you will need to start all over again. Perform the fitting. If the work done suits you, proceed to the final stage.
Prostrochite on the sewing machine all the seams, treating also the allowances. Gently iron the sundress from the inside, paying more attention to the seams. Your sundress to office ready.
Advice 3: How to sew a sundress for women
Lightweight sundress is very popular in summer. And the options, made of dense fabric and is complemented by other items of clothing and accessories are a bold item of business clothing.
You will need
- Natural fabric, sewing supplies.
First of all, let define what style should be the intended product. According to the model chosen sundressand determine the number necessary for its manufacture of the fabric. Choose and buy a necessary material, preferably of natural origin.
Next step, draw a pattern, which you can download from the Internet or cut out of a fashion magazine and correct if necessary. But they can experiment to come up with it yourself and build by their standards. The most famous scheme is the pattern of summer sundressand looks similar to the following: 1. Two strips of medium width for stitching the upper part of the product.2. Two of the semicircle for the skirt, which will consist of one seam. 3. A thin strip as a belt for the waist.
Upon completion of the process of creating a pattern, apply it on the material and pin to pin. Cut parts and gently sweeps them manually. After fitting, make the necessary correction of the product.
Carefully sew all the seams on the sewing machine. If the fabric of the sundressand thin. watch out for the correct thickness of thread for sewing and its tension, otherwise the product will be sporitsya and look sloppy. Treat the seams with a serger or zigzag stitch so the thread does not crumble.
Ready sundress carefully athlete. If desired, it can be decorated with braid, applique, embroidery, the main thing is not to overdo it.
To be honest, to sew clothes for myself – it's a really interesting and fun. In the process, you will be able to realize all their creative impulses, while saving a lot of money. Even making such a simple product, like a sundress, can help you different from others and stand out in the crowd. So, before you go to a fashion store to buy yourself one or another part of clothing, think about it, because you could sew it yourself.