Kathy Davis By the Sea Chiffon Beach Poncho

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ITEM # 05810879P48

Kathy Davis By the Sea Chiffon Beach Poncho

ITEM # 05810879P48
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Crafting Time:
3-5 Hours
Skill Level:
Intermediate

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SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • 2 yards Kathy Davis Blue Starfish chiffon fabric or two times the desired length of poncho
  • 1 - 1-1/8 yard 1/2" wide white cotton twill tape trim
  • 6-3/4 yard white cotton ball trim or about two times the length plus the width
  • White sewing thread
  • 12" x 14" tracing paper for pattern
  • Ruler & pencil
  • Sewing machine & basic sewing supplies

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Follow steps 2-6 to make the patterns and cut the poncho.
  2. To print the patterns, click on the "Download Project PDF" button (above).
  3. Draw a vertical line in the center of a 12" x 14" piece of tracing paper. Trace the pattern for the neckline onto one half of a piece of tracing paper. Fold along the centerline and trace the neckline in reverse to the other side of the paper.
  4. Cut out the center along the drawn line. Place the neck opening over your head to make sure it fits over the the head and the neckline is where you want it to be. Make any adjustments needed to make it smaller or larger.
  5. Draw a pattern for a quarter circle with a radius of 16".
  6. Cut the fabric if necessary so it is two times the desired length of the poncho plus 1". The ball trim will add another 3/4" to the length. Cut off the selvedges.
  7. Mark the horizontal and vertical center of fabric. Trace the neckline to the center of the fabric matching the lines on the pattern to the lines on the fabric. Cut out the center of the neckline 3/8" inside the drawn line. Draw a line along the vertical center about 3" below the v.
  8. Place the quarter circle pattern in each corner of the fabric and trace along the curve. Cut along the lines to round the corners.

  9. Diagram 1
  10. Follow steps 8-13 to make the poncho.
  11. Stitch along the drawn neckline using 10-12 stitches per inch. Clip the seam allowance at the point of the V and along the curved area.

  12. Diagram 2
  13. Press the seam allowance to the right side along the stitching.

  14. Diagram 3
  15. Turn under 3/8" on one end of the twill tape and pin the end to the edge of the neckline beginning at the center back. Pin the twill tape along the edge of the neckline easing it in place along the curves. At the center front, pin the tape along the center front line for about 3". Fold the tape twice at a 45-degree angle to make a point. Continue pinning back along the center front and the neckline. Trim the end of the tape 3/8" longer than the center back and turn it under. Stitch along the edges of the twill tape.

  16. Diagram 4
  17. Turn under 3/8" on one end of the twill tape edge of the ball trim. Pin the top tape edge of the ball trim with right side up to the outer edge of the wrong side of the poncho. Ease the tape along the curves. Trim the tape 3/8" longer at the end and turn tape under to match beginning fold. Stitch along the edge of the flat tape nearest to the balls.

  18. Diagram 5
  19. Trim the outer edge of the fabric so it is about 1/8” shorter than the trim.

  20. Diagram 6
  21. Press the trim to the right side and pin it in place easing the tape along the curves. Stitch along the top edge of the trim.

  22. Diagram 7

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SUPPLIES & TOOLS:


DIRECTIONS:

  1. Follow steps 2-6 to make the patterns and cut the poncho.
  2. To print the patterns, click on the "Download Project PDF" button (above).
  3. Draw a vertical line in the center of a 12" x 14" piece of tracing paper. Trace the pattern for the neckline onto one half of a piece of tracing paper. Fold along the centerline and trace the neckline in reverse to the other side of the paper.
  4. Cut out the center along the drawn line. Place the neck opening over your head to make sure it fits over the the head and the neckline is where you want it to be. Make any adjustments needed to make it smaller or larger.
  5. Draw a pattern for a quarter circle with a radius of 16".
  6. Cut the fabric if necessary so it is two times the desired length of the poncho plus 1". The ball trim will add another 3/4" to the length. Cut off the selvedges.
  7. Mark the horizontal and vertical center of fabric. Trace the neckline to the center of the fabric matching the lines on the pattern to the lines on the fabric. Cut out the center of the neckline 3/8" inside the drawn line. Draw a line along the vertical center about 3" below the v.
  8. Place the quarter circle pattern in each corner of the fabric and trace along the curve. Cut along the lines to round the corners.

  9. Diagram 1
  10. Follow steps 8-13 to make the poncho.
  11. Stitch along the drawn neckline using 10-12 stitches per inch. Clip the seam allowance at the point of the V and along the curved area.

  12. Diagram 2
  13. Press the seam allowance to the right side along the stitching.

  14. Diagram 3
  15. Turn under 3/8" on one end of the twill tape and pin the end to the edge of the neckline beginning at the center back. Pin the twill tape along the edge of the neckline easing it in place along the curves. At the center front, pin the tape along the center front line for about 3". Fold the tape twice at a 45-degree angle to make a point. Continue pinning back along the center front and the neckline. Trim the end of the tape 3/8" longer than the center back and turn it under. Stitch along the edges of the twill tape.

  16. Diagram 4
  17. Turn under 3/8" on one end of the twill tape edge of the ball trim. Pin the top tape edge of the ball trim with right side up to the outer edge of the wrong side of the poncho. Ease the tape along the curves. Trim the tape 3/8" longer at the end and turn tape under to match beginning fold. Stitch along the edge of the flat tape nearest to the balls.

  18. Diagram 5
  19. Trim the outer edge of the fabric so it is about 1/8” shorter than the trim.

  20. Diagram 6
  21. Press the trim to the right side and pin it in place easing the tape along the curves. Stitch along the top edge of the trim.

  22. Diagram 7