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Finishing a shirt : Putting a mandarin collar

Finishing a shirt : Putting a mandarin collar That particular shirt in the pattern store there, is finished like a jacket. The collar is “sandwiched” between the shirt and facing. As that tutorial is the following of the previous (how to sew a placket), the front facing is part of the placket. Taht finishing is […]

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Tutorial : How to apply neckline facing on a top

How to apply full facing at neckline   Most of the instructions on facings are for separate, small facing. The neckline facing will be following the neckline on a 5 cm thickness. Another facing will be done for each armholes. Giving a pattern similar to that:     There is another way : Drafting a unique […]

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Pattern making-Finishing a Jacket – Method 4

Finishing at the front facing/lining/hem junction That is following the post method 1, method 2 and method 3.   Method 4 That way of finishing looks more logical but,in fact,is harder to do. It gives a very neat horizontal line at the bottom-center front of the jacket because the seam + seams allowances give weight and […]

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Pattern Making -Finishing a jacket – method 3

Pattern making – Finishing at the front facing/lining/hem junction That is following the post method 1 and method 2   Method 3 That finishing is the one used in the tailored sleeve placket. As the facing is shorter the front at lining junction, the lining always remains well hidden and has no chance to hang underneath. The pattern […]

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Pattern Making-Finishing a Jacket – method 2

Pattern Making-Finishing at the front facing/lining/hem junction That is following the post method 1   Method 2 That neat finishing is the standard nowadays and fits the mass production of garments because very easy. It is the one I use the most in my pattern as it is very straighforward and self-explanatory from the pattern […]

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Pattern Making-Finishing a Jacket – method 1

Pattern making – Finishing at the front facing/lining/hem junction Recently I made a pattern for a jacket. It was a jacket without lining and I drafted it  on my client measurements. It was for a jacket initially without lining but I included in the order the lining pieces just in case my client choose to make […]