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All About the Sky Jumpsuit

Everything you need to know about the Sky jumpsuit

Posted in: Patterns • December 31, 2018

Build Your Wardrobe with the Sky Jumpsuit

This jumpsuit is a feminine, sleek, and classy project to start your sewing for a new year. Use your favorite woven fabric, like linen or lightweight denim, or pick a special fabric, like silk noil or rayon suiting, to sew an elegant piece for 2019.

Sky features a v-neck finished with a facing, with bust and waist darts for shaping, side seam pockets that are secured at the waistline, and sleeves that hit mid-bicep. The waist ties wrap around 1 1/2 times, the hem hits 2” above the ankle, and the jumpsuit is finished with a center back invisible zipper with a keyhole closure.

Ionna is wearing a size 16 Sky jumpsuit with 1” added at the waist, 3” added at the hip, and 2 1/2” added for length. She is 5’10” and her measurements are 43 1/2”, 37 3/4”, and 49”.

Tutorials to Build Your Skills

Here are some tutorials to help you make the most of your jumpsuit.

  • How to Install an Invisible Zipper: This tutorial walks you through inserting an invisible zipper—plus it has a video.

  • Sewing a Facing: Seamwork members get full access to our Resource Center, where you’ll find this step-by-step tutorial for sewing a facing.

  • A Delicate Matter: How to sew with delicate fabrics, by Sara Homer.

Learn How to Customize the Sky Jumpsuit

Learn about the best fabrics for the Sky jumpsuit in a special edition of One Pattern, Three Fabrics hosted by Blackbird Fabrics.

This month we walk you through three pattern hacks for the Sky jumpsuit, including how to add a gathered skirt to turn your jumpsuit into a dress.

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Sky pattern details

Sizes 0 - 16

About the fit

The Sky jumpsuit is semifitted in the bust, loose-fitted in the waist, and fitted in the hip.

Sizes 18 - 26

About the fit

The Sky jumpsuit is semifitted in the bust, loose-fitted in the waist, and fitted in the hip.

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