Monthly Archives: August 2017

Rough Draft of Squared Armhole

I’m doing a re-run of the style I made in violet rayon, this time for me. There’s at least a couple of ways of doing this draft. I’ve photographed the main stages in ¬†one . First the disclaimer. It’s a … Continue reading

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Coat Collar

The coat re-make is finished bar pressing, which will be left until I can check the hem for its position and level. It’s a classic swing coat style with a central inverted pleat in the back. There’s a couple of … Continue reading

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Neat Handstitching Tip

This week I set the lining into the coat I’m remaking and attached the collar. I needed to make some shoulder pads, and re-attach some little ‘tapes’ of lining to hold the bottom of the armhole seam to the top … Continue reading

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