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Mona is a stylish jacket with shawl collar, rounded seamline and a back vent. Depending on the fabric choice its fit is either loose or classic straight.
**Please Note: A sewing allowance of 1 cm has already been included into the pattern!
fits women's sizes: 34/36/38/40/42/44/46
wool fabric, boiled wool
sizes 34-38: 150cm
sizes 40-42: 160cm
sizes 44-46: 170cm
*with a fabric width of 140 cm
fusible interfacing, 90cm x 100cm
( 1 ) Add fusible interfacing to the front facings, add 4 cm to the seamline and the vent. Follow the instructions given by the manufacturer. Note: If you want the jacket to drape lightly please omit this step and work the jacket without interfacing.
( 2 ) Neaten all edges using a zigzag-stitch.
( 3 ) Fold the sleeves hem up 4cm (see mark) and press.
( 4 ) Also fold the back hem up 4cm and press.
( 5 ) Close mitered corner at over- and underlap. To do so sew the diagonal edges right sides together using a sewing allowance of 0,5cm. Carefully press sewing allowance open from the right.
( 6 ) Pin back pieces right sides together and close the back middle. When doing this sew up to the start of the vent and continue sewing the diagonal part of the vent. Fold the vent facing in and fetch in seam.
( 7) Topstitch the diagonal vent.
( 8 ) Sew the long edges of the vent facing using a hem stitch.
( 9 ) Pin the back and front pieces right sides together and close shoulder and side seams. Press sewing allowance open.
( 10 ) Pin the back middle of the shawl collar right sides together and close seam. Press sewing allowance open.
( 11 ) Carefully clip the sewing allowance as marked in the pattern.
( 12 ) Pin the collar to the neckline right sides together and sew. When reaching the corner, leave the needle down, lift the foot and turn the jacket slightly, then let the foot back down and continue sewing. Press sewing allowance open.
( 13 ) Pin the upper sleeve to the sleeve right sides together. Close the seam and press sewing allowance open.
( 14 ) Continue with the ellbowseam: pin right sides together and sew. Press sewing allowance open.
( 15 ) Insert sleeve. Place a row of gather stitches to the top using a long stitch. Sew from mark to mark along the sewing line (=1cm from the edge) and leave the threads hanging loose.
( 16 ) Pin the sleeve to the armscye right sides together. Make sure marks match up nicely. Pull the bobbin thread of the seam to fit the sleeve smoothly into the armscye. Sew and make sure to avoid small dents.
( 17 ) Sew the sleeve hem by hand using an invisible seam stitch.
( 18 ) Pin the front facings right sides together and sew the back middle. Press sewing allowance open.
( 19 ) Again, carefully clip the sewing allowance as marked in the pattern.
( 20 ) Pin front facing to the shawl collar right sides together and sew. Clip corners and curved seams. Turn the facing into the jacket, use a turning tool (such as chopstick or scissors) to carefully work out corners. Carefully press from the right.
( 21 ) Stitch side edges of the facing to the jacket hem.
( 22 ) Sew the back hem by hand using an invisible seam stitch.
( 23 ) The sewing allowance of the shawl collar facing is facing down. Stitch the sewing allowance to the sewing allowance of the shawl collar.
( 24 ) Stitch side edges of the facing to the jacket hem.
( 25 ) Stitch the front facing to the jacket by hand using an invisible seam stitch.
( 26 ) At the shoulder secure the front facing to the sewing allowance of the shoulder seam.