Valentina Style 4 nkuzi


Ntụpụ ụkwụ 1:

Cut out all pattern pieces.

With the FRONT and BACK TOP pieces RIGHT SIDES together, pin and stitch the side seam allowances.


Ntụpụ ụkwụ 2:

Apply bias binding to the centre back and armhole seam allowances.
pin and stitch binding RIGHT SIDES together.
trim seam allowance to the finished binding width. Clip armhole seam allowance.
Press the seam.
Finish the binding by turning the un-sewn raw edge to the inside and matching the fold to the stitch line. Top stitch in place.


Ntụpụ ụkwụ 3:

Fold down the necklines of the FRONT and BACK TOP pieces 5mm then again 20mm toward the WRONG SIDE. Topstitch in place.


Ntụpụ ụkwụ 4:

Lay WAISTBAND 1 RIGHT SIDES together with WAISTBAND 2. Sew the seam allowances up to the markers. Fold and press the WAISTBAND in half lengthways, ready to apply.


Ntụpụ ụkwụ 5:

Match the centre back of the TOP to the centre back of the WAISTBAND. Repeat for the centre fronts. Finish pinning around the WAISTBAND.

Pin and stitch the seam allowance.


Ntụpụ ụkwụ 6:

Fold the TIE in half along its length RIGHT SIDES together. Place a length of string in-between. Sew across the top to secure the string to the TIE. Pin and sew the seam allowance. Carefully pull the string turning the TIE RIGHT SIDES out.

If you have a loop turner:
Fold the TIE in half lengthways and sew the seam allowance. Turn RIGHT SIDES out using a seam turner.

Finish the TIE by pressing it and turning the raw ends under twice and use small stitches to secure. Insert into the WAISTBAND to complete.

If you have a binder attachment you can use it with zig-zag stitch to create your ties.


Ntụpụ ụkwụ 7:

Follow the tutorial to make the SKIRT or TROUSERS.

Match the centre front, back and side seams of the TOP and SKIRT or TROUSER RIGHT SIDES together.

Pin na stitch. Mechaa ego nrịbama.