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Ercilla Suit Sew Along, A Free Sewing Pattern From Mood Sewciety

Let’s sew a great beginner jacket and wonderful trouser pants from Mood Sewciety. The Ercilla Suit will be a fun make to add to your fall and winter wardrobe. The pattern is free so it’s perfect for a beginner who wants to explore making a princess seam jacket and a fitted pair of trousers. Let’s get started witht the Ercilla Suit Sew Along

I broke the sew along into two different videos — jacket and pants — to keep it more watchable. If you are in the market for a free sewing pattern, check out the Ercilla Sut from Mood Fabrics.

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The Pattern

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The Ercilla Suit Pattern is a free, downloadable pattern from Mood Sewciety blog. Getting a well constructed trouser pattern and beginner style jacket pattern for free is fabulous. Once you download it, you need to print it out and tape it together. Be sure to print a test swatch first – mine test came out 2″ square spot on. If you are new to taping patterns, check out my quick how to assemble a downloadable pattern instructions.

The Ercilla Suit is a casually constructed jacket, there aren’t many tailor focused details, however it does impart a classic look and is a solid beginner sewing pattern.

I noted at the beginning of the video the seam allowance was 5/8 inch, confirmation of that further along in the pattern. I still stitched mine at 3/8 inch.

The Fabric

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Papilio Premium Chocolate Stretch Ponte Knit

Fashion Fabric

This gorgeous Papilio Premium Chocolate Stretch Ponte Knit from Mood Fabrics comes in over three dozen rich, saturated colors including Honeysuckle, Caramel, Ocean Blue, Lemon, and more. Check out the entire collection here.

Lining Fabric

Ercilla Suit Sew Along
Ercilla Suit Lining

The Theory Bright Tomato Stretch Polyester Lining is a bright contrast to the subdued chocolate brown. Make sure if you are sewing with a woven you choose a woven lining and for a knit fashion fabric choose a knit lining. You don’t want to add a woven lining to your knit garment — it won’t stretch!

The Jacket Sew Along

Ercilla Suit Sew Along
Ercilla Suit

The Jacket Sew Along Video

The Pants Sew Along

Ercilla Suit Sew Along
Ercilla Suit

The Pants Sew Along Video

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Ercilla Suit Sew Along
Ercilla Suit

I hope you enjoy making Mood Sewciety’s Ercilla Suit sewing project. This free sewing pattern is perfect for a dressy event, office wear, or casual daywear. The Ercilla Suit is part of my 5 Fall Fashion Trends You Can Sew (Or Buy) where you can check out more of my trendy designer inspired fall fashions. After viewing the Ercilla Suit Sew Along, you will know my major jacket mistake. Be sure to tag me with your finished makes on Instagram Sewing_With_Sandi.

Happy Sewing,


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  1. I find it interesting, that the Mood Sewciety pattern is downloadable. Then I can print it and stick it together. Oh, I didn’t know this was a thing. Thanks for providing details. I think the suit is stylish.

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