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Tailoring a Jacket

By Gill McBride

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ISBN: 9781785007835
PUBLISHED: 06/11/2020
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 242x172 mm
INSIDE: 125 colour photos

A jacket is a wonderful staple for any wardrobe - it's versatile, flattering and stylish. This practical book explains how to make a jacket that can be worn with confidence, flourish and pride. Using 'speed' tailoring techniques, it explains fusible interfacings and finishes that are achievable for all home sewers, and will guide you to making a fabulous tailored jacket.

Tailoring a Jacket includes:

  • Guide to fabrics, pattern choice and interfacings
  • Advice on pattern matching
  • Instruction on welt and patch pockets, shoulder pads and collars, as well as bound and machined buttonholes
  • Detailed help on lining and finishing your jacket, and ideas for alterations
  • Step-by-step explanation with photographs to the full process

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