Liverpool teen girls coat sewing pattern - sewing tutorial

Before sewing

To sew a coat you will need:

  • Midweight coat fabrics, preferably wool blended
  • Lining fabric

For the hood and detachable hood:

  • Tight knit fabric
  • Lightweight knit fabric

Supplies

  • Main fabric;
  • Lining fabric;
  • Tight knit fabric
  • Lightweight knit fabric
  • Interfaicing
  • Interfacing tape
  • 3 zippers (the length of the zippers is shown in the table below)
  • 3 buttons with a diameter of 1 cm (for a detachable hood)
  • 4 buttons with a diameter of 2.5 cm (for a coat)

Fabric consumption (cm / in)

Height 122 128 134 140 146 152 158 164
Main fabric 120
47.2"
130
51.2"
140
58.7"
150
59"
160
63"
170
66.9"
180
70.9"
185
72.8"
Lining fabric 80
31.5"
86
33.9"
92
36.2"
98
38.6"
104
40.9"
110
43.3"
116
45.7"
122
48"
Tight knit fabric 50
19.7"
50
19.7"
50
19.7"
55
21.6"
55
21.6"
60
23.6"
60
23.6"
60
23.6"
Lightweight
knit fabric
50
19.7"
50
19.7"
50
19.7"
55
21.6"
55
21.6"
60
23.6"
60
23.6"
60
23.6"
Interfacing 40
15.7"
40
15.7"
40
15.7"
40
15.7"
40
15.7"
40
15.7"
40
15.7"
40
15.7"

Zipper length (cm / in)

Height 122 128 134 140 146 152 158 164
Center zipper
length
40
15.7"
40
15.7"
45
17.7"
45
17.7"
45
17.7"
50
19.7"
50
19.7"
50
19.7"
Side zipper
length
35
13.8"
35
13.8"
40
15.7"
40
15.7"
40
15.7"
45
17.7"
45
17.7"
45
17.7"

Coat measurements (cm / in)

Height 122 128 134 140 146 152 158 164
Chest width
(half cgest)
40.5
15.9"
42
16.5"
43.5
17.1"
45
17.7"
46.5
18.3"
48
18.9"
49.5
19.5"
51
20.1"
Center back
length
59.5
23.4"
63
24.8"
66.5
26.2"
70
27.6"
74
29.1"
77.5
30.5"
81
31.9"
85
33.5"
Length shoulder + sleeve
(from the neck point)
52
20.5"
54.5
21.5"
57
22.4"
59.5
23.4"
62
24.4"
64.5
25.4"
67
26.4"
69.5
27.4"

Layout of parts on fabric

Main fabric

Width of fabric – 1.5 m (59.05 in)

Height 122

Height 164

Lining fabric

Width of fabric – 1.5 m (59.05 in)

Height 122

Height 164

Tight knit fabric

Width of fabric – 1.5 m (59.05 in)

Height 122

Height 164

Lightweight knit fabric

Width of fabric – 1.5 m (59.05 in)

Height 122

Height 164

Lightweight knit fabric

Width of fabric – 1.5 m (59.05 in)

Height 122

Height 164

Attention! All our patterns already contain 1 cm / 0.39 in seam allowances.

Specification

Main fabric

Patterns Number of
patterns
Number of
pieces
1 Left back 1 1
2 Right back 1 1
3 Front 1 2
4 Sleeve 1 2
5 Front facing 1 2
6 Upper collar 1 1
7 Bottom collar 1 1
8 Back facing 1 1
9 Pocket 1 2

Lining fabric

Pattern Number of
patterns
Number of
pieces
10 Pocket lining 1 2
11 Buttonholes 1 1
12 Right back 1 1
13 Left back 1 1
14 Front 1 2
15 Sleeve 1 2
16 Zipper underlay 1 2

Tight knit fabric

Pattern Number of
patterns
Number of
pieces
17 Detachable hood 1 2
18 Outer Center hood 1 1
19 Outer side hood 1 2

Lightweight knit fabric

Pattern Number of
patterns
Number of
pieces
20 Detachable hood lining 1 2
21 Inner center hood 1 1
22 Inner side hood 1 2

Interfaicing

Pattern Number of
patterns
Number of
pieces
23 Vent 1 1
24 Back bottom hem 1 2
25 Front bottom hem 1 2
26 Sleeve bottom hem 1 2
27 Pocket bottom hem 1 2

Attention! All our patterns already contain 1 cm / 0.39 in seam allowances.

Description of tailoring

Iron the interfacing to the front facing details, collar details, back facing detail.

Using sewing pattern details, also iron the interfacing to the bottom hem of the sleeves, front and back panels, outer vent, upper hem on the pocket pieces.

Iron the interfacing to the place of the buttonholes on the side and front hood details.

Fuse interfacing tape to the armholes and shoulder edges.

DETACHABLE HOOD. Sew buttonholes on the side and front hood details. Cut it.

Pin the side hood details to the center hood detail (from the main fabric) with the right sides together, aligning the notches. Serge it.

Press the seam allowances to the side hood.

Pin the side hood details to the center hood detail (from the lining fabric) with the right sides together, aligning the notches. Serge it.

Press the seam allowances to the center hood.

Pin the hood from the main fabric to the lining hood with the right sides together along the rounded edge. Serge it. Press it.

Turn the hood to the right side. Press seam allowances one more time.

Pin the front panel (bodice) and lining front panel (bodice) with the right sides together along the shoulder edge. Serge it.

Press seam allowances.

Pin the bodice from the main fabric to the hood from the main fabric with the right sides together along the neckline. Sew in place using sewing machine, leaving 1 cm at the shoulder edge.

Press seam allowances open.

Sew the same way the lining bodice. Press seam allowances open.

Pin the main fabric hood and the lining hood together with the right sides along the bottom hem from shoulder to shoulder. Stitch it.

Press seam allowances. Turn to the right side.

Pin the zipper to the main fabric bodice withthe right sides together. Pin the lining bodice over the zipper. Baste it. Sew in place, using zipper foot. Turn the bodice to the right side. Press it.

Zip up. Mark the neck line on the zipper.

Pin the other part of the zipper to the main fabric bodice, aligning the marking to the neckline.

Pin the lining bodice over the zipper. Baste it. Sew in place using zipper foot.

Turn the bodice to the right side. Press it.

Top stitch the zipper.

Pin the main fabric bodice and lining bodice with the right sides together along the bottom hem. Stitch it.

Clip the corners.

Turn to the face side and press it.

Lay the detachable hood and the bodice on the table and position the other zippers on the sides. Decide which part of the zipper sew to the bodice.

Pin the part of the zipper the the side edge of the main fabric bodice with the right sides together. Sew in place.

Pin the lining bodice over the zipper. Start from the top. Sew from the top to the possible length.

Turn to the right side.

Pin the lining bodice over the zipper, now starting from the bottom. Sew from the bottom to the possible length. Clip corners.

Turn to the right side. Press it.

Whip stitch the hole.

Press it.

LINING. Pin the back panels with the right sides together along the center seam. Stitch it down to the notch. Press seam allowances to side.

Pin the pleat to the center of the back.

Pin the back facing to the lining back with the right sides together. Stitch it. Press seam allowances to the back.

Pin the lining Front and lining Back shoulder edges with the right sides together. Stitch it, not reaching 1 cm (0,39 in) to the Back Facing seam. Press seam allowances to the back.

Pin the sleeve into the open armhole, aligning the notches, right sides together. Sew in place. Press seam allowances to the sleeve.

Fold the sleeve in half and pin its side edges. Pin the Front and Back along the side edges with the right sides together. Sew in place.

Press seam allowances to the back.

Fold in half zipper underlay and pin its bottom short raw edge with the right side together. Stitch.

Turn to the right side and press it.

Pin the half of the zipper of the detachable hood to the Front facing detail. Pay attention to correct side matching. It is important that the half of the zipper on the left Front of the detachable hood matches to the half of the zipper on the left Front facing. The same matching on the right side.

Pin the zipper underlay over the zipper. Baste it.

Pin the Front facing to the lining front with the right sides together. Baste it, if needed. Sew in place.

Pin the Front facing to the back facing along the shoulder edges, right sides together. Stitch it. Press seam allowances open.

POCKET. Fold the upper hem of the pocket along the notches and press.

Pin the pocket lining to the pocket along the upper edge with the right sides together. Stitch it, leaving 3 cm (1,18 in) of turning out gap in the middle.

Pin the pocket lining to the pocket (main fabric) along the raw edge. Stitch it.

Clip all the curving edges.

Turn the pocket to the right side. Baste stitch along the edge. Press it.

Close the gap with invisible stitch.

Chalk the pocket place on the Front panel. Pin the pocket along the lines.

Sew the pocket in place 0,5 cm (0,2 in) from the edge. Press.

COLLAR. Pin the collar details together along the long edge, right sides together. Stitch it. Press seam allowances open.

Clip the corners.

Pin the collar details along the side short edges, right sides together. Stitch it. Press seam allowances open. Clip the corners.

Turn the collar to the right side, aligning the bottom raw edges. Make diagonal baste stitching along the side and upper edges.

Press it one more time.

MAIN FABRIC. Pin the back details along the center edge, right sides together. Stitch it till the vent. Press seam allowances open.

Run stitches as the control lines for hem folding on the sleeves, fronts and back details, and lapel lines on the front panels.

Pin the Front and Back along the shoulder edges with the right sides together. Sew in place.

Press seam allowances open.

Pin the Front and Back along the shoulder edges with the right sides together. Sew in place.

Press seam allowances open.

Fold the sleeve bottom hem and press.

Fold the sleeve in half, right side together, and pin its side raw edges. Stitch it.

Press seam allowances open.

Pin the sleeve into the armhole, aligning the notches. Sew in place. Trim sleeve’s seam allowances.

Press seam allowances to the sleeve.

Pin the Front facing to the garment along the center edge and upper hem up to the marking (notch). Right sides together. Sew in place, not reaching 1 cm (0,39 in) till the bottom hem of the Front facing.Press seam allowances open. Trim Front facing’s seam allowances to reduce bulk.

Clip the allowances at the upper hem 0,1 cm (0,039 in) to the seam, where the marking is. Clip corners.

Turn the garment to the right side.

Make diagonal baste stitching along the side and upper edges.

Press it.

Make a loops for buttons from the lining. Fold the details in half and stitch along the side edge. Turn to the right side and press.

Fold the loop in half and pin to the lining’s neckline (shoulder seams and center).

Insert the collar into the neckline. Align the upper collar with the lining, bottom collar with the garment’s neckline. Side of the collar is straight at the seam of the front facing.

Make a notch at the corner of the Front panel, so to make it possible to line up the neckline.

Baste it if needed.

Sew in place the upper collar, and then bottom collar. Start stitching from the center back.

Whip stitch two collars together.

Make a catch stitch along the neckline, fixing collar to the garment so to avoid bubbles at the back.

Pin the main fabric sleeve and lining sleeve along the bottom hem, right sides together. First, fold the bottom hem of the main fabric sleeve, then join the lining sleeve. Sew in place. Trim corners.

Make a catch stitch along the bottom hem of the sleeve, between the layers.

VENT. Pin the Lining and the vent along the upper edge, right sides together. Stitch it.

Fold and press the bottom hem of the coat. Inner vent fold to 0,3 cm (0,12 in) higher and press.

Pin the bottom hem of the inner vent and lining with the right sides together. Stitch 3-5 cm (1,18 – 1,97 in). Press seam allowances to the lining.

Pin the lining and the inner vent along the side edges. Right sides together. Stitch it.

Clip seam allowances at the corners. Turn to the right side. Press it.

Press outer vent as it should be. Mark the lines.

Turn the vent to the wrong side and align the markings. Chalk the line up to the corner and stitch along this line.

Cut off excess fabric, leaving 1 cm (0,39 in) allowances.

Press allowances open.

Trim corner.

Pin the lining and outer vent along the side edges and stitch, not reaching 1 cm (0,39 in) to the edge.

Press seam allowances to the lining.

Pin the bottom hem of the lining and garment together, right sides together. Sew in place. Press seam allowances of the front facing open.

Pin the bottom hem and the front together and stitch.

Trim seam allowances.

Repeat the same with another side of the bottom hem.

Fix the lining to the garment with hand stitch: along the shoulder seams, side seams and back facing.

Turn the garment to the right side.

Close the turning out gap with invisible ladder stitch.

Lay the coat at the table , line up the vent.

Pin its upper edges.

Stitch it together diagonally.

Chalk the place of the buttonholes and buttons.

Stitch the buttonholes.

Sew buttons in place.

Fold the lapel along the basting stitches and press.

The coat is ready!

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