Crossover Blazer 06/2012

By: burda style magazine http://www.burdastyle.com/projects/crossover-blazer-062012

This blazer has a unique button-up front closure, with button down lapels. It can be worn with a multitude of outfits, from a dress to a suit for the office. This blazer also features a functional sleeve button placket detail and a stylized front hemline. Here it is made in a Linen twill for a more casual look, you could make the interior a color or print for a fun detail.

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Do not scale or center pages before printing. Do not cut out pattern pieces yet— Arrange the sheets on a large. 6A to 6A). Wait until all sheets are printed out before beginning to tape them together. For remaining sizes.Materials Back length approx. Step 2 — Cutting Out 2 . flat surface so that they fit together. matching up like numbers and letters (i. fold under the margin of one piece (6A) and tape right against the line of it’s matching number/letter (6A). Adjust the spacing between the buttonholes. Seam and hem allowances to be added: Seams and edges 1. hard. 55 cm (22 ins) Step 1 — Preparations This pattern is printed on 8. burda style magazine pattern do not have seam allowance included.5 cm (5/8 in). remark the buttonholes accord ing to the size lines.5″ × 11″ sheets of plain paper. Trace the pattern pieces from the pattern sheet according to your size. To tape pattern together.e. The buttonholes on piece 1 are marked for size 36.

by 5 cm (2 ins) wide (incl.Linen twill (outside layer): 1 centre front 2x 2 side front 2x 3 centre back. allowances). 3 . on a fold 1x 4 side back 2x 5 upper sleeve 2x 6 under sleeve 2x 7 back standing collar piece. 19 cm (71/2 ins) long. on a fold 1x 8 pocket piece 4x Draft the following pattern pieces not included in the pattern: a) 2 bias piping strips (sleeves).

iron a strip of interfacing. Inseam pockets: Pin pocket pieces right sides together with seam allowances of pocket opening edges and stitch in place 4 . Step 3 — Sewing Outside layer of jacket: Stitch side fronts to centre front pieces. 3 cm (11/4 ins) wide. to wrong side of fabric. Interfacing: On right front edge. right sides together making sure not to stitch across pocket openings.Cotton twill (inside layer): pieces 1 to 7. to reinforce fabric for the buttonhole slit. On each upper sleeve piece. 5 cm (2 ins) wide. iron strip of interfacing. to wrong side of fabric. to reinforce fabric for the bound buttonholes. Press seam allowances open.

right sides together. then continue stitching. Press seam allowances open. then continue stitching to stitch along edges of hem and underlap. and collar edges. stitching at right angle to sleeve seam at upper end of underlap. or by machine. right sides together. leaving approx. Clip seam allowance of under sleeves into corners. around the marked line. Stitch small triangles at ends of buttonhole to the lips. Press allowances of collar joining seam open. to grasp the pinned edges and pull them out. turn slit edges of outer and inner layers under and pin together. Work from right side of fabric to stitch exactly along seam. Omit inseam pockets. The fold edges of the lips must meet. Slash between lines of stitching and clip diagonally into corners. Take both long edges of the fabric piece and fold the piece into the opening. Reach up from bottom edge.directly along marked seam lines. Cut buttonholes open in inside layer and clip approx. between outer and inner layers. Stitch slit edges of upper sleeves right sides together. spaced 2. to the marked length. easing sleeve caps. Stitch side seams. Press edges and sew seam opening closed. 6 – 8 mm (approx. Turn jacket right side out and pulling inside sleeve layers into outside layers. approx. At ends of pocket openings. to stitch shoulder seams. and bound buttonhole slits on sleeves. Turn the fabric piece through the slash to the inside. bound buttonholes. trimming corners diagonally. Trim allowances of sleeve attachment seams to 7 mm (1/4 in) wide. Join outer and inner layers: Pin jacket units right sides together. above. beginning and ending stitching exactly at marked shoulder seam lines. Push sleeve layers in place again. neck edge. Sew second sleeve in same manner. At ends of the buttonhole. right sides facing. pull the fabric strip flat and then baste it in place the basting should not be wider than the rectangular buttonhole opening. Hand baste lips together with diagonal stitches and press. Trim seam allowances. Sew bound buttonholes in right front edge: Working top buttonhole also on left front edge. Inside layer of jacket: Sew as described for outside layer. Press pocket pieces forward and stitch together. Press seam allowances open. as described for bound buttonholes. 1/4 in) wide. 3 mm (1/8 5 . and neaten edges of allowances. 2 cm (3/4 in) longer than the finished buttonhole and 5 cm (2 ins) wide. sew one long bound slit. Undo basting. On the finished slit. Stitch back standing collar piece to back neck edge (seam number 3). Remove basting. and matching underarm points. For each buttonhole. For the buttonholes on each upper sleeve. Stitch front sleeve seams. on the bias. 20 cm (8 ins) open at centre of back hem edge. to form the lips of the buttonhole. exactly at centre of buttonhole. from seam number 4. Pin each fabric piece over buttonhole marking. Stitch back section seams. with small backstitches by hand. in area of underarm. Clip seam allowances of fronts at seam marks. for turning. 8 mm (a generous 1/4 in) long. sew fold edges of lips together. Stitch together along hem edge. Set in sleeves. Finishing bound buttonholes: Mark ends of buttonholes with straight pins. cut a piece of fabric. right sides together. Press seam allow ances open.5 cm (1 in) apart (= 5 buttonholes for the smaller buttons). On lower end of one sleeve vent. Stitch collar seams. Stitch back sleeve seams as far as slit mark. up front edges. Work from the wrong fabric side and use a small stitch setting to stitch a rectangle.

in) diagonally up and down at the ends. On sleeves. Turn cut edges under and sew to lips by hand. Crossover Blazer 06/2012 6 . with small stitches. finish bound buttonhole slits as instructed for buttonholes.

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