DAY 1 | SUPPLIES + PREPARATION
written by Hannah Regina
Welcome to the jumpsuit TOFO Sew Along. My name is Hannah and I will be going through the steps with you to create the lovely jumpsuit.
Let’s go ahead and gather what we need for this project.
WHAT YOU NEED
- jumpsuit TOFO sewing pattern
- ¼” Elastic
- 2” non-roll elastic
- Fusible interfacing
- 6 buttons
- Tracing paper and tracing wheel
- Scissors or rotary cutter
Cut pattern according to your size. Transfer all markings and notches to fabric.
Sew pleats on front shorts and bodice. Iron pleats with folds facing sides.
STEP 3: Belt loops
Fold pattern piece in half lengthwise. Stitch seam allowance lengthwise then across at 6" intervals. Cut into 6” pieces. Clip corners.
Turn right side out and topstitch.
STEP 5: Shoulder straps
Fold in half, right sides together. Stitch lengthwise leaving small opening in the middle for turning right side out
Turn right side out and topstitch
STEP 7: Belt
Match diagonal edges. Sew together. Iron seams open. With right sides together fold in half lengthwise and continue as in step 5
That's it for Day 1. Join me for Day 2 when we'll be constructing the shorts.
Originally from the Caribbean island of Trinidad and Tobago, Hannah Regina is a fashion content creator residing in Canada. Hannah creates custom clothing for herself and family and works part time in the Home Decor industry while running a Blog, Instagram page and Youtube channel where she shares her sewing techniques in a series entitled Mastering Sewing Techniques.
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