jumpsuit TOFO | Sew Along Day 3

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

 

We're now on Day 3 of the jumpsuit TOFO Sew Along. Today we'll construct the bodice of our jumpsuit and put the bodice and shorts together so that the form of the jumpsuit is created. Let's get started!

 

STEP 16
Place loops on front bodice. Stitch in place. Sew gathers on top of front bodice.

TOFO Sew Along | Hannah of @hannah_regina_ | halfmoon ATELIER

 

STEP 17
Stitch loops onto back of bodice.

TOFO Sew Along | Hannah of @hannah_regina_ | halfmoon ATELIER

 

STEP 18
Attach yoke to front bodice.

TOFO Sew Along | Hannah of @hannah_regina_ | halfmoon ATELIER

 

STEP 19
Iron seam and topstitch.

TOFO Sew Along | Hannah of @hannah_regina_ | halfmoon ATELIER

 

STEP 20
Sew sides of bodice together. Finish side seams.

TOFO Sew Along | Hannah of @hannah_regina_ | halfmoon ATELIER

 

STEP 21
With the right sides together place shorts inside of the bodice. Make sure the bodice lower edge lines up with the shorts upper edge. Pin in place making sure to match side seams and pleats.

TOFO Sew Along | Hannah of @hannah_regina_ | halfmoon ATELIER

 

STEP 22
Sew waist seam. Side seams should be facing the back. Seam allowance for waist seam is ¾”.

TOFO Sew Along | Hannah of @hannah_regina_ | halfmoon ATELIER

 

STEP 23
Trim only the shorts portion of the seam allowance.

TOFO Sew Along | Hannah of @hannah_regina_ | halfmoon ATELIER

 

STEP 24
Iron seam downward and fold ¼” of the bodice part of the seam allowance.

TOFO Sew Along | Hannah of @hannah_regina_ | halfmoon ATELIER

 

STEP 25
Turn seam downward towards the shorts. Pin in place. Stitch and leave a 2” opening at the centre back. This opening is to insert the ¼” elastic so make sure your casing is wide enough for your elastic. 

TOFO Sew Along | Hannah of @hannah_regina_ | halfmoon ATELIER

 

STEP 26
Stitch belt loops in place. 

TOFO Sew Along | Hannah of @hannah_regina_ | halfmoon ATELIER

 

We're nearly finished now! Join me on Day 4 when we'll finish our jumpsuit TOFO.

 

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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