This week’s translation request is from Niki, who needed some help with the following patterns.
The first pattern is from the book girly style wardrobe – おんなのこのワードローブ
The second pattern is from another book that I’ve reviewed before – おしゃれが好きな女の子の服
The name of this shirt is called – no suribu burawusu – No Sleeve Blouse. Actually just means sleeveless blouse 🙂
No-sleeve (Sleeveless) Blouse
[Completed size] … Size 100/110/120/130 in order
(For the rest of the pattern I will omit typing out the measurements, but they are all in order of these sizes)
[Pattern] … F from pattern sheet 1
F front bodice, F back bodice, F front and back hem belt
*For front and back Collar facing patterns, Copy the lines indicated for 見返し (indicated as a long-dash-short-dash line) from the front and back bodice patterns.
*Cord, armhole bias tape – cut according to dimensions shown in cutting diagram
[Materials] — Size
Surface fabric (cotton linen) – 150cm width
* Attach Interfacing to collar facing pieces
* Use zig zag stitch or overlocker to serge the seam allowance edges of the shoulder, side seams, as well as the edges of the facing pieces.
[Order of Make] — refer to diagram
1. Sew shoulder seams of bodice and facing pieces. Press seams open.
2. Finish armhole with bias fabric – Refer to pg 41
3. Make cord – Cord is made by 1cm width of fabric folded 4 times (fold both long edges to midline, then fold again to hide raw edges) and stitch together. Refer to pg 36
4. Sew facing to neckline seam, finish back edges, sew in cord (for ribbon tie) between layers of facing and back edge – Refer to diagram 4 on page 47
5. Sew bodice sides, gather hem. refer to diagram 5 on Pg 47
6. Sew hem belt, attach to bodice hem. Finish edges with zig zag stitch and press to bodice side.
The instructions for this blouse was very short, and seemed to be missing out on diagrams. Actually, it’s because there are alot of repeated techniques which are featured on other patterns, hence the need to make references to other pages. For example, in point no.4, the instructions were very brief, but turning to page 47, the entire process is shown in a clear diagram.
Hope this helps Niki and anyone else who has this book. Happy Sewing!