Comfortable Jersey Dress

степени сложности Продвинутый
затрате времени один вечер



Supply List

  • Front: Cut 1 on fold
  • Back: Cut 1 on fold
  • Neckline Binding: Cut 1
  • Armhole Binding: Cut 2


  • 1. Set your machine for a 4-thread stitch. Sew along the shoulders and side seams using a ½” (1.25cm) seam allowance. Press your seam allowances towards the front of the garment.

  • 2. Sew the two ends of the neck binding together with the right sides facing to create a circle. Press the seam allowance to one side.

Neckline and armholes

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  • 3. Fold the neck binding in half, wrong side together so that the raw edges meet. Press along the folded edge.

  • 4. Align the binding evenly around the right side of the neck edge. Stitch along the seam line with a 3/8” (1 cm) seam allowance, stretching the binding to fit slightly as you sew.

  • 5. Press the neck binding seam allowance towards the body of your dress.

6. Repeat steps 2 – 4 to make and attach the armhole binding.

Dress hemline

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  • 7. Fold 2” (5 cm) up along the lower edge of the dress and press. Set your machine for a cover stitch and stitch around the raw edge anchoring the hem. Make sure that both of your machine needles are catching both layers of the fabric. After hemming, trim away excess seam allowance if needed.


The dress can also be perfectly combined with an airy top.

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Dress of the L 890 campaign: pattern by Jen Beeman  -

Easy. Convenient

The BERNINA L 890 is perfectly suited for working with all types of fabrics, particularly highly elastic and knitted materials, and threads. As a combo machine, it offers three different functions: overlock stitches, cover- and chainstitches and 4-thread or 5-thread combo stitches.

Learn more about the L 890