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Bodice enlargement for a close fitted jacket

Enlargement on basic bodice blocks

Enlargement-How to enlarge a basic block. Tutorial on where to put the new side lines in order to give more ease for a jacket   That animation is to show how to make an enlargement on a bodice block to make a close fitted jacket. Those enlargement values are minimal for jacket. Enlargement come first, […]

facing-lining finishing

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 […]