how to sew… the jacket #106 of burda 8/15: sewing1

IMG_0857 IMG_0855Heyhey,

thank you for your votes what look I should go for. I started sewing this week and here are the first seams I closed. You can re-read the steps before here: pattern and cutting.

DSCF7665I started with pinning the darts in the back parts

DSCF7666and I pinned the shoulder parts to the side front parts, starting with a pin in each end and then get the fabric even out in between

DSCF7667starting from each end towards the middle

DSCF7668looks like this

DSCF7669then I pinned the centre front and facings together

DSCF7670the centre front moving out a few mm, so the facing is a few mm bigger at the pointy end of the collar/revers


DSCF7672and the same with the other side

DSCF7673then I pinned the centre back seam at the lower back parts

DSCF7674and the button facings to the sleeves, for this I left the facing folded and pinned through 3 layers of fabric

DSCF7675then I sewed the darts

DSCF7676and ironed them towards the centre back

DSCF7677I sewed the shoulder parts to the side front parts, cut into the seam allowance of the front parts and cut small triangles from the seam allowances of the shoulder parts

DSCF7678and ironed the seam allowances apart

DSCF7679I also sewed facing and centre fron together at neckline and front edge

DSCF7680cut in the seam allowance at the slight curve

DSCF7681and cut the corners off.

DSCF7682then I ironed the seam allowances apart

DSCF7683and turned the right side out, because the front part is a little smaller the pointy end is curving up

DSCF7684and makes it fold naturally as it is supposed to

DSCF7685also sewed the centre back seam

DSCF7686and ironed the seam allowances apart.

DSCF7687at the sleeves I cut into the seam allowance of the sleeve

DSCF7688and ironed the seam allowance into the sleeve.

Do you have any questions about this project so far? Do not hesitate to ask!

If you haven’t voted for the next tutorial yet, you can still do so here.

The print I designed myself, so if you like it, you can visit spoonflower here and order it for your next project (also in other color-combinations or a smaller size) and I will earn a commission with ever order. For this project I had it printed on heavy cotton twill.

keep sewing and smiling

your TailorFairy




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