Thursday, November 29, 2012

Style 114

This stylish suit was inspired by the 1965 classic "Sound of Music". The Baroness Elsa Schroeder wore this suit in the film.  Pattern includes instructions for the suit, and blouse.

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Sides sewn to the center fronts and center back.  Neckline stay-stitched

Cuff sandwiched between the sleeve and the sleeve lining.  Lining under-stitched

Lining hem is stitched 1/4" up from the jacket bottom.

Tucks at the front facings

Faux buttonholes


Cut 3/8" off the bottom of the skirt lining.

Under-stitch the lining at the waist

Lining under-stitched at the hem.

The shorter lining makes the shirt hem.

Hand stitch the back opening

Blouse lining pinned to the blouse.

Gathering line on the peplum

Peplum gathered

Bow and tail (I called the tail a tie on the pattern, but they are the same thing)

Center of the bow marked

I gathered the bow with two different needles on each side of the bow's center.

Tail gathered, one side is shorter than the other.

Bow, tail and knot.

Bow assembled

Tack the bow to the peplum and shape the bow with pins or hand stitch.