jumpsuit TOFO | Sew Along Day 1

DAY 1 | SUPPLIES + PREPARATION

 

DAY 2 | Construct Shorts

 

DAY 3 | Construct Bodice

 

DAY 4 | Yoke, Buttons, Elastic, Hem

 

TOFO Sew Along | Hannah of @hannah_regina_ | halfmoon ATELIER

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

TOFO Sew Along | Hannah of @hannah_regina_ | halfmoon ATELIER

  • jumpsuit TOFO sewing pattern
  • Fabric 
  • Thread
  • ¼” Elastic
  • 2” non-roll elastic
  • Fusible interfacing
  • 6 buttons
  • Pins
  • Tracing paper and tracing wheel
  • Scissors or rotary cutter
  • Pattern

 

STEP 1
Cut pattern according to your size. Transfer all markings and notches to fabric.

TOFO Sew Along | Hannah of @hannah_regina_ | halfmoon ATELIER

 

STEP 2
Sew pleats on front shorts and bodice. Iron pleats with folds facing sides.

TOFO Sew Along | Hannah of @hannah_regina_ | halfmoon ATELIER

 

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.

TOFO Sew Along | Hannah of @hannah_regina_ | halfmoon ATELIER

 

STEP 4
Turn right side out and topstitch.

TOFO Sew Along | Hannah of @hannah_regina_ | halfmoon ATELIER

 

STEP 5: Shoulder straps
Fold in half, right sides together. Stitch lengthwise leaving small opening in the middle for turning right side out

TOFO Sew Along | Hannah of @hannah_regina_ | halfmoon ATELIER

 

STEP 6
Turn right side out and topstitch 

TOFO Sew Along | Hannah of @hannah_regina_ | halfmoon ATELIER

 

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

TOFO Sew Along | Hannah of @hannah_regina_ | halfmoon ATELIER

 

STEP 8
Topstitch 

TOFO Sew Along | Hannah of @hannah_regina_ | halfmoon ATELIER

 

That's it for Day 1. Join me for Day 2 when we'll be constructing the shorts.

 

TOFO Sew Along | Hannah of @hannah_regina_ | halfmoon ATELIER

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.

@hannah_regina_ on Instagram


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