Tailoring: The Classic Guide to Sewing the Perfect Jacket by Editors of CPi

By Editors of CPi

Tailoring is the entire photograph advisor to stitching jackets and coats. Written by means of stitching pros, this e-book teaches the relied on, confirmed tools for stitching adapted jackets with impeccable information and ideal healthy. Written for the intermediate sewer who desires to movement directly to more difficult initiatives, this e-book guarantees luck with specified, step by step directions, greater than four hundred photographs, in-depth discussions approximately items and the way to exploit them. Tailoring bargains counsel for each point of tailoring a jacket: becoming and development alteration, materials and instruments, interfacings, interlinings, seams and finishes, hand stitches, collars, urgent, topstitching, shaping shoulders, surroundings in sleeves, stitching wallet, vents, and making ideal buttonholes.

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The undercollar is tailored first to give you an idea of how the fabric handles and an opportunity to practice unfamiliar techniques on a smaller piece of fabric before proceeding to the lapels. Custom tailoring methods are shown first, followed by the faster machine and fusible methods. Even if you select one of the faster methods, read through the custom method first for a better understanding of the shaping technique and desired results. Regardless of the tailoring method you choose, the result will be a beautifully tailored jacket or coat.

Interfacing is smooth. If interfacing bubbles, iron is too hot. Lower the temperature, and increase the fusing time if necessary for smooth bond. Fabric surface is smooth and pucker-free. If not, fuse again with more time and pressure. Interfacing may be too heavy for fabric, or heat and moisture may have caused fabric to shrink. Preshrink fabric; test again. Color has not changed, and there is no visible ridge at cut edge of interfacing. If pinked and straight edges show, interfacing is too heavy for fabric.

Follow the manufacturer’s fusing directions that come with each interfacing. For easy comparison, fuse the interfacing samples to a strip of the garment fabric. Evaluate test samples, using the guidelines at left. Label and save tests for future reference. How to Test Fusible Interfacings 1 Cut a long strip of garment fabric 6″ (15 cm) wide. 5 cm) squares of each interfacing: pink one edge of each. Cut small triangle of fabric; tuck under one corner of each interfacing for tab. Fuse interfacing, opposite.

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