DIY Sewing One Shoulder Bishop Sleeve Top | FREE Sewing Pattern | Zoe DIY

December 30, 2018

DIY Sewing One Shoulder Bishop Sleeve Top 
 FREE Sewing Pattern | Zoe DIY
Fabric: Silk Jersey, Silk, Chiffon...  about 1-1.2 meter 
Coordinating thread
Universal ball point sewing needle
Sewing machine

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Download and print the pattern, piece together then trace the pattern pieces and cut out. Re-measure the neck, chest, waist, hips and the length of the sewing pattern before cutting on your fabric.

Sewing guidelines: use 1.2cm seam allowance. seam allowances are included in the pattern pieces
Press all seams. Finish all exposed seams by serging, sewing with a zig zag stitch or trimming with pinking shears to prevent fraying.

Prewash and dry your fabric

Step1: With right sides front and curve facing. Pin and sew
Step2: Using a pair of sharp fabric scissors, clip notches into the seam allowance around the curve. Make sure not to accidentally clip your sewn line when you are cutting, but get as close to the stitches as possible. 
Sep3: Fold front hem 1/4″ towards the wrong side and press. Pin and sew around using a long straight stitch.
Sep4: Turn the facing inside the top. Pin and sew
 Step5: Place front and back bodice right sides together, pin and sew shoulder seam. Press seam open.
 Step6: Flip right side the bias tape over so that it is wrong side the top. Pin and Using a serger, straight stitch or stretch stitch.
Step7: Fold the upper edge of the neckband 3/8″ towards the wrong side, and again. Pin and sew using a long straight stitch to secure.
Step8: Flip the sleeve over so that it is now right sides together with the top. Pin the curve of the sleeve to the armscye. Sew using a straight stitch, serger, or stretch stitch.
Step9: With RST sew up the sleeve inseam and top side seam. 
Step10: With RST sew up other side seam. 
*Tip: Now is a great time to try the top on and adjust if you prefer a slimmer fit. It's also a good time to check the length.
Step11: Fold back hem 1/4″ towards the wrong side and press. Pin and sew around using a long straight stitch.
Step12: Fold the cuff in half. Pin and sew
 Sew a line of gathering stitches along the lower edge of the sleeve band. Gently pull the upper edge bobbin thread until it is the same width as the sleeve cuff.
Step13 : With right sides together the sleeve and the cuff. Pin and sew
Step14: Fold the strap in half. Pin and sew. Turn strap right side out. Sew using a long straight stitch to secure.

Step15: Lastly, thread the strap into the curve of top. Done!
We are done!

Choosing your size: measure your bust, waist and hip and choose the corresponding size from the box size (XS-XXL)

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