Cyber Monday

Click, click, SCORE (a deal)!

How many of you are taking part in Cyber Monday today? I am sure I will take a look at some of my favorite sites to see what they are offering, after work hours of course.

If you haven’t already heard about the ShopSewItAll.com Cyber Monday deal, I will let you know all about it now.

We are running a 50% off deal (there are some exclusions, so please make sure to check before your purchase). 50% OFF!! Amazing! All you have to do is enter the promo code “SSIACYBR”.

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That means sewing books are half off!! Sewing patterns are half off!! Sewing accessories and tools are half off!! Go take a look and find a great deal for a loved one, or even treat yourself!

Happy Cyber Monday Sales!

-Jessica
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Fashion School Crash Course: Episode 13 Gunnar Deatherage Styling A Collection

Get an inside look into fashion design with Project Runway alumni as your guide!

FSCC New 6001 Fashion School Crash Course: Episode 13 Gunnar Deatherage Styling A Collection

Join us each week to learn about a new topic that will help take your sewing, your fashion and/or your career path, to new heights. Explore a fashion designer’s perspective on fit; an introduction into fashion illustration; fashion forecasting; draping—what is it and how to start; styling like a pro; fashion branding dos and don’ts; and so much more.

Now available Episode 13, Styling A Collection air date November 26

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This week, in “Styling A Collection” with Gunnnar Deatherage.

Styling is an important part of the fashion design process. The way a garment is styled depends on where it will be sold and to whom. Learn the differences between lookbook styling and editorial styling and discover tips for photoshoots to ensure your designs are presented as desired.

FSCC CW ep 3 GD Fashion School Crash Course: Episode 13 Gunnar Deatherage Styling A CollectionFind out more on Gunnar, what he’s creating, newest collaborations, his latest collections and appareances at www.gunnardeatherage.com. 

Find the full lineup, schedule and episode descriptions for the rest of the Fashion School Crash Course series at sewnews.com/fashion school and sign up for our eNewsletter to never miss a release! And as each video is released you will find them all at shopsewitall.com.

This series is brought to you by Brother International, who provided the Innov-ís 40e machine, Innov-ís 85e machine, XR9500PRW machine, Project Runway 5234PRW limited edition serger and industrial sewing machine used in the taping of these videos. For more information on Brother machines and to find a dealer near you, visit brothersews.com.

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Fashion School Crash Course: Episode 12 Althea Harper Creating A Fashion Collection

Get an inside look into fashion design with Project Runway alumni as your guide!

FSCC New 6001 Fashion School Crash Course: Episode 12 Althea Harper Creating A Fashion Collection

Join us each week to learn about a new topic that will help take your sewing, your fashion and/or your career path, to new heights. Explore a fashion designer’s perspective on fit; an introduction into fashion illustration; fashion forecasting; draping—what is it and how to start; styling like a pro; fashion branding dos and don’ts; and so much more.

Now available Episode 12, Creating a Fashion Collection, air date November 19

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This week, in “Creating A Fashion Collection” with Althea Harper – a fashion collection is a grouping of garments that tell a story and convey a feeling. From finding inspiration to deciding on a color palette to choosing accessories, it’s important to consider many factors when creating a collection that’s cohesive and, most importantly, sellable. Each episode can be purchased at shopsewitall.com.

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Find out more on Althea Harper what she’s creating, newest collaborations and her latest collections at www.altheaharper.com.

Find the full lineup, schedule and episode descriptions for the rest of the Fashion School Crash Course series at sewnews.com/fashion school and sign up for our eNewsletter to never miss a release! And as each video is released you will find them all at shopsewitall.com.

This series is brought to you by Brother International, who provided the Innov-ís 40e machine, Innov-ís 85e machine, XR9500PRW machine, Project Runway 5234PRW limited edition serger and industrial sewing machine used in the taping of these videos. For more information on Brother machines and to find a dealer near you, visit brothersews.com.

BRTHR 12413 BLF 728x90 FR1 Fashion School Crash Course: Episode 12 Althea Harper Creating A Fashion CollectionLove textiles of all colors, textures and fibers? You’ll love The Mood Guide To Fabric & Fashion: The Essential Guide from the World’s Most Famous Fabric Store. Let me know who is your favorite designer and why. One winner will be picked and announced next week.

Plus the winners from last week are Jill D, Suzanne and Kathy E! I will be in touch with you shortly to tell you how to claim your prize.

 

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Upline Jacket Sew Along: Week 4 Inserting Zippers & Finishing Details!

We’ve made it! Just a few more steps and our Upline jackets will be ready to wear. And for me, the timing couldn’t be better as the weather has taken a turn, so a warmer jacket is just what I need!

In our last post, the jacket was basically together, but the next step was the big one, inserting the zipper!!! You’ll see that it’s not as terrifying as you might think.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along: Week 4 Inserting Zippers & Finishing Details!

I ordered a 36″ 8mm Riri zipper from Pacific Trimming. There was a little mix up with my zipper as I wanted a two-way separating zipper. As it turns out, the one-way separating zipper is fine since the jacket has a fairly full skirt.

To insert the zipper, begin by unzipping and separating the zipper. Lay the zipper along the center front of the jacket. Fold back the top edge as you see below. Pin in place and then baste the zipper to the jacket.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along: Week 4 Inserting Zippers & Finishing Details!

What is most important is that our seams match. Nothing screams homemade worse that mismatched seams. Now that one side of the zipper has been basted to the jacket, zip the other side on. Make a small clip on the opposite side of the zipper that will match the neckline seam.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along: Week 4 Inserting Zippers & Finishing Details!

Now, once again, unzip the zipper and then baste it to the opposite side of the jacket, making sure to match the clip to the neckline seam.  When the zipper is zipped closed. you should have a perfectly matched zipper.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along: Week 4 Inserting Zippers & Finishing Details!

At this point, the zipper is only basted to the jacket, so to sew the zipper to the jacket, simply lay the lining with the attached facing over the zipper and match the center front of the lining and facing to the center front of the jacket.

Be sure to use a zipper foot and stitch close to the edge of the zipper. You will sew up one side of the jacket from the hem, around the top edge of the collar and down the other side of the jacket to the hem.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along: Week 4 Inserting Zippers & Finishing Details!

Clip the corners of the jacket at the top edge of the collar and turn right side out. Our next step in finishing the zipper will be to top stitch it, but we need to do a few other steps first.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along: Week 4 Inserting Zippers & Finishing Details!

The next step will be to attach the sleeve lining to the outer sleeve of the jacket. I begin with my lining laying inside the jacket sleeve.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along: Week 4 Inserting Zippers & Finishing Details!

I then slide my hand in between the sleeve lining and the jacket sleeve. I grab the 2 raw edges and them pull them up through the armhole on the inside of the jacket.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along: Week 4 Inserting Zippers & Finishing Details!

You can now stitch the sleeve lining to the sleeve of the jacket. As you can see below, the the sleeve lining and the jacket sleeve do not lay one inside the other at this point. If they did, you would not be able to get your arm inside the jacket once the 2 were sewn together. So just be careful and pay close attention to the sleeves and they should go together quite easily. Sew the hem of the sleeve to the lining with a 1/2″ seam allowance.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along: Week 4 Inserting Zippers & Finishing Details!

Pull the sleeve back through the jacket and then top stitch the edge.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along: Week 4 Inserting Zippers & Finishing Details!

Our next step will be to secure the jacket neckline to the lining neckline.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along: Week 4 Inserting Zippers & Finishing Details!

Pull the lining up and expose the neckline seam of both the lining and the jacket.

Slip stitch the 2 neckline seams together.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along: Week 4 Inserting Zippers & Finishing Details!

Stitch from shoulder seam to shoulder seam.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along: Week 4 Inserting Zippers & Finishing Details!

I decided to put a 1 1/2″ hem in my jacket. If you will remember, we cut the lining exactly as we did the jacket, so we will now need to compensate for the extra length of the lining.

Simply cut 1 1/2″ off of the bottom of the lining fabric. Where the lining is caught in the center front seam, I simply clipped it away so that the lining would be free.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along: Week 4 Inserting Zippers & Finishing Details!

Turn the facing back against the jacket and stitch across 1 1/2″ from the hem.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along: Week 4 Inserting Zippers & Finishing Details!

 Clip the corner and trim down the facing.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along: Week 4 Inserting Zippers & Finishing Details!

 Turn the facing to the right side.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along: Week 4 Inserting Zippers & Finishing Details!

Turn the hem of the jacket up 1 1/2″ and stitch with a catch stitch.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along: Week 4 Inserting Zippers & Finishing Details!

Since I underlined my fabric, the stitches for the hem are only in the underlining which gives a completely invisible hem on the outside.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along: Week 4 Inserting Zippers & Finishing Details!

 At this point we can turn up our hem lining and pin in place.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along: Week 4 Inserting Zippers & Finishing Details!

Slip stitch the lining to the jacket being careful not to catch the top side of the lining fabric.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along: Week 4 Inserting Zippers & Finishing Details!

The hem is ready to be pressed.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along: Week 4 Inserting Zippers & Finishing Details!

Now that the lining has been fully attached to the jacket, it’s time to top stitch around the zipper and the neckline. This is where the zipper gets just a little tricky as you want the front of the jacket to look just as nice….

 Upline Jacket Sew Along: Week 4 Inserting Zippers & Finishing Details!

as the back. Just take your time and you will be fine.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along: Week 4 Inserting Zippers & Finishing Details!

The final step in finishing the lining is to tack down the facing.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along: Week 4 Inserting Zippers & Finishing Details!

Simply pin it down and then tack the facing to the hem and lining. Be careful that your stitches don’t show through to the front side of the jacket.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along: Week 4 Inserting Zippers & Finishing Details!

The last step will be to sew the buttons to the back belt.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along: Week 4 Inserting Zippers & Finishing Details!

Now give the jacket a good steam and you are ready to go!

 Upline Jacket Sew Along: Week 4 Inserting Zippers & Finishing Details!

The jacket has a very sleek look from the front and a soft feminine look from the back.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along: Week 4 Inserting Zippers & Finishing Details!

I hope you have enjoyed making the Upline Jacket from Sewn Square One. Whether short or long, it’s a great addition to any wardrobe.

Until next time,

Sew On!

Rhonda Buss

www.sewbussted.com

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Fashion School Crash Course: Episode 17 Athlea Harper Draping 101

Get an inside look into fashion design with Project Runway alumni as your guide!

FSCC New 6001 Fashion School Crash Course: Episode 17 Athlea Harper Draping 101

Join us each week to learn about a new topic that will help take your sewing, your fashion and/or your career path, to new heights. Explore a fashion designer’s perspective on fit; an introduction into fashion illustration; fashion forecasting; draping—what is it and how to start; styling like a pro; fashion branding dos and don’ts; and so much more.

Now available Episode 17, Draping 101, air date November 19

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This week, it’s  “Draping 101″ with Althea Harper. Draping is a method of manipulating fabric around a form to pattern a garment. Some fashion designers are strictly “drapers” while others are strictly “flat patternmakers.” Most designers are a combination of both. Learn important things to consider when draping a garment for the first time. This and past episodes can purchased at shopsewitall.com.

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Find out more on Althea Harper what she’s creating, newest collaborations and her latest collections at www.altheaharper.com.

Find the full lineup, schedule and episode descriptions for the rest of the Fashion School Crash Course series at sewnews.com/fashion school and sign up for our eNewsletter to never miss a release! And as each video is released you will find them all at shopsewitall.com.

This series is brought to you by Brother International Corporation, a leading manufacturer of home sewing and embroidery machines. Brother provided the machines used in the taping of these videos, which include the Innov-is 40e, Innov-is 85e, XR9500PRW, and 5234PRW Serger from the Project Runway Limited Edition lineup, among others. For more information on Brother machines and accessories, and to find a dealer near you, visit brothersews.com.

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Fashion School Crash Course: Episode 11 Carmen Webber Fashion Forecasting

Get an inside look into fashion design with Project Runway alumni as your guide!

FSCC New 6001 Fashion School Crash Course: Episode 11 Carmen Webber Fashion Forecasting

Join us each week to learn about a new topic that will help take your sewing, your fashion and/or your career path, to new heights. Explore a fashion designer’s perspective on fit; an introduction into fashion illustration; fashion forecasting; draping—what is it and how to start; styling like a pro; fashion branding dos and don’ts; and so much more.

Now available Episode 11, “Fashion Forecasting” with Carmen Webber air date November 12, 2015

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This week, in “Fashion Forecasting” with Carmen Webber Learn about fashion forecasting and turn it into a focus on past and present fashion. Learn look for future trends. Plus, the basic fashion industry vocabulary and gain a better understanding of what styles are consistent staples in the fashion world to build a successful design portfolio. Find all this and more in this episode, available in Shopsewitall.com.

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Find out more on Carmen is up to at here:

Find the full lineup, schedule and episode descriptions for the rest of the Fashion School Crash Course series at sewnews.com/fashion school and sign up for our eNewsletter to never miss a release! And as each video is released you will find them all at shopsewitall.com.

This series is brought to you by Brother International, who provided the Innov-ís 40e machine, Innov-ís 85e machine, XR9500PRW machine, Project Runway 5234PRW limited edition serger and industrial sewing machine used in the taping of these videos. For more information on Brother machines and to find a dealer near you, visit brothersews.com.

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Tis the season….Easy Sew, Low Sew Handmade Holiday Decorations

Screen Shot 2015 11 05 at 3.28.27 PM Tis the season….Easy Sew, Low Sew Handmade Holiday Decorations

…to suddenly realize Christmas is only 7 weeks away, freak out, then develop a crafting action plan. Whether you’re in full-on holiday gift-making mode or, like me, eating the leftover Halloween candy and just starting to think about Christmas, holiday sewing season is on.

Cue the classic holiday music, break out the cocoa and the candy canes…I do so love this time of year. I love felt and the holidays so much, I wrote a(nother) book about it! Tis the Season to be Felt-y. From cute nostalgic snowmen to reindeers fashioned from felt scraps and twigs to sculptural felt pieces like this amazing Yule Log by Aimee Ray (below) to sweet stockings and much more, this book is jam-packed with good ideas to get your home ready for the holidays.

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Ornaments are one of my favorite things to make during the holidays: they’re lovely decorations (obviously) but they also make great teacher and coworker gifts. I also love garlands of all kinds and there are many to choose from, from simple pine trees to holly leaves to pretty  little packages that double as an advent calendar.

I also love a colorful wreath for the front door. How cute is the hot pink poinsettia wreath of the cover? Love it – and it’s made without a stitch! As are many of the projects in this book.

No matter your holiday sewing status, I hope this time of year offers you a chance to slow down and enjoy all the goodness of family, friends, yummy food and the sweet satisfaction of making something (anything!) by hand.

Amanda

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Tilda Homemade & Happy Book Giveaway!

I love the Off The Shelf column in Sew News. Every issue we call out to fabulous book finds like Tilda’s Homemade & Happy by Tone Finnanger.

Homemade Happy1 771x1024 Tilda Homemade & Happy Book Giveaway!The projects and images in Tilda Homemade & Happy will inspire you with their dusty, dreamy grey-blue, soft green and red color palette.

tilda4 Tilda Homemade & Happy Book Giveaway!Use that inspiration and the ways to follow instructions  to decorate your home with charming stuffed woodland creatures and even a stuffed vintage sewing machine. Cozy up by the fire with your handmade throw, and hand-quilt a sweet stocking or make yourself an appliquéd clasped purse.

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Twenty-one unique projects means you’ll have a fairy-tale handmade home this holiday.

Tilda Happy3 Tilda Homemade & Happy Book Giveaway!If you would like to be entered to win this please leave a comment about your favorite holiday decoration, either as a kid or today.

Thanks for commenting!

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Upline Jacket Sew Along Week 3: Construction

Week 3 already of the Sew News Upline Jacket from Sewn Square One patterns!

Remember, you can always join along on the sew along and can purchase the pattern at any time here. Check back here for important information, how-tos and updates. Plus, leave any comments and I or Rhonda will be sure to help.

Let’s get busy with week 3. This week is all about construction, buttons and buttonholes.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along Week 3: Construction

This is a big week in regards to our Upline Jackets, as we will basically have the entire coat sewn together. All except the zipper and the hems. Exciting!!!

Before we get started, I would like to clear up a few questions that you may have. When I initially talked about possible fabric selections, I said that a corduroy would make an excellent choice, and it would. The only problem is that there isn’t a layout included in the instructions for a napped fabric. When using a napped fabric, keep in mind that you want all of your pattern pieces to go in the same direction. Before laying out your pattern pieces, rub your hand along the straight grain of the fabric. In one direction, the fabric will brush up, in the other, it will brush down. You will want to lay your pieces out so that the nap is going down.

Next, take a look at the pocket pattern below. It says to cut 2 of the fashion fabric and 2 of the underlining fabric. What they are referring to is lining fabric. I have talked about the fact that I am underlining my jacket with cotton batiste. The underlining that I am referring to is not a lining fabric at all. The batiste is added to give body to the fashion fabric. I hope that clears up any questions, but please ask if you are at all confused, and I will do my best to help.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along Week 3: Construction

So now, lets’ get started sewing!

The Upline Jacket has 2-piece raglan sleeves. Notice that at the top of the sleeve, it is rounded. This is because the sleeve actually rounds over the shoulders. Please be sure to mark the notches on the sleeve so that you will be able to properly sew the 2 pieces together. Remember, the seam allowances on this pattern are 1/2″.

Sew the center seam of the sleeve together.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along Week 3: Construction

Once my center seam was sewn, I pressed the seam allowance open and topstitched on either side of the seam.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along Week 3: Construction

Sew the center back seam of the jacket together. I also pressed open the seam an topstitched on either side.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along Week 3: Construction

Now sew the side back panels to the center back.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along Week 3: Construction

If you’ll notice in the above picture, I did not topstitch on either side of the seam. Below you can see that I pressed the seam towards the center of the jacket and then just topstitched one side of the seam. If you will remember, we only topstitched 1 side of the front princess line seam.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along Week 3: Construction

Now that the back is together, we can attach the sleeves. Be sure to sew the front sleeve to the front panels and the back sleeve to the back!! Just match up your notches and you’ll be fine.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along Week 3: Construction

Once the sleeves have been sewn in, press the seam open and clip the curves.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along Week 3: Construction

Then topstitch on either side of the seam.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along Week 3: Construction

The basic body of our jacket is now together. But take note that we have not sewn our side seams together.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along Week 3: Construction

With the jacket that I made for the magazine, I took the fullness out of the back jacket as you see in the picture below. And I elected not to add the belt. If you are making the shorter jacket, you may want to consider making this change. For the shorter jacket, I like the closer fit. But for the longer version, I really like the fuller back.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along Week 3: Construction

For the back belt, rather than underline the belt, I interfaced the entire piece with a piece of woven cotton fusible interfacing. It gave my belt just the right amount of stability.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along Week 3: Construction

The seam is intended to be a 1/2″ seam allowance, but I decided that I wanted to make my belt just a bit wider, so rather than a 1/2″ seam allowance, I used a 1/4″ seam allowance. No trimming required with a 1/4″ seam allowance.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along Week 3: Construction

Lay the belt out so that the seam is in the middle and press it open. Once the seam has been pressed open, stitch the end of the belt. Here I used a 1/2″ seam allowance. Once sewn, I then trimmed the seam allowance in half and clipped the corners.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along Week 3: Construction

Turn the belt to the right side and topstitch around the 3 sewn sides of the belt.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along Week 3: Construction

This is not a necessary step. I just love the look of bound buttonholes, so I decided to add bound buttonholes to my belt. As you can see, they were sewn on the center line of the belt.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along Week 3: Construction

My 2 belts are now finished and ready to be sewn into the coat.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along Week 3: Construction

To attach the belts, take a look at the pattern and you will see the belt placement markings. Align your belts to the markings on either side of the coat. Pin in place and then baste in place.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along Week 3: Construction

Once the belts have been basted in place, you can then sew the side seams of the jacket.

In the picture below you can see just how pretty the back of the jacket will be.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along Week 3: Construction

The lines of this coat are so beautiful! Once you have sewn the side seams, press the seam open and topstitch on either side.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along Week 3: Construction

In the above picture you can see how the pocket just melts into the seam.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along Week 3: Construction

Now for the lining and the facings.

Since we are making a separate lining, cut the lining just as you did the jacket, but eliminate the pocket patterns. No need for pockets in our lining icon smile Upline Jacket Sew Along Week 3: Construction

Sew the lining together just as you did the jacket. Press your seams, but do not topstitch.

Sew the facing together at the shoulder seams.

Once sewn, press under the edge 1/4″ as you see below.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along Week 3: Construction

Lay the facing on top of the lining. Take note that I did not interface the facings. Our lining is going to work as interfacing.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along Week 3: Construction

Baste the facing to the outer edge of the lining and then edge stitch the facing to the lining.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along Week 3: Construction

Leave about the last 3″ to 4″ of the facing free from the lining. We will need this to be free when we hem the coat.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along Week 3: Construction

Press under the top edge of the sleeve cuff and then  attach it to the sleeve just as we did the front facing to the lining. Once the cuff has been sewn to the sleeve, you can then sew the side seam of the lining together.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along Week 3: Construction

Our next step will be to sew the top and under collars to the jacket and lining.

Take note that the top collar is just a little wider than the under collar. So pay close attention to your collars when attaching them to the coat.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along Week 3: Construction

The top collar is sewn to the lining.

Once the collar has been attached, clip the curves and then press the seam open. Once pressed, topstitch on either side of the seam.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along Week 3: Construction

Our lining is all ready to be inserted into the jacket.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along Week 3: Construction

Sew the under collar to the jacket.

Press the seams open and topstitch just as you did the under collar.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along Week 3: Construction

In the picture below, I have laid the lining on the inside of the coat.

You can now see that the top collar which was sewn to the lining lays over the under collar which was sewn to the jacket.

 Upline Jacket Sew Along Week 3: Construction

A peek inside. I’m so excited!!! This is going to be so pretty icon smile Upline Jacket Sew Along Week 3: Construction

 Upline Jacket Sew Along Week 3: Construction

At this point, there is very little left to do.

In our next post, we will;

1. Insert the center front zipper

2. Hem the coat and the lining

3. Attach the lining to the coat.

Can you believe it, just 3 more steps and we’ll be wearing our jackets!

Until next time,

Sew On!!!

Rhonda Buss

www.sewbussted.com

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Fashion Crash Course: Episode 10 Michelle Lesniak Finding Your Design Aesthetic

Get an inside look into fashion design with Project Runway alumni as your guide!

FSCC New 6001 Fashion Crash Course: Episode 10 Michelle Lesniak Finding Your Design Aesthetic

Join us each week to learn about a new topic that will help take your sewing, your fashion and/or your career path, to new heights. Explore a fashion designer’s perspective on fit; an introduction into fashion illustration; fashion forecasting; draping—what is it and how to start; styling like a pro; fashion branding dos and don’ts; and so much more.

Now available Episode 10, Finding Your Design Aesthetic. Air Date November 5.

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This week, in“Finding Your Design Aesthetic” Michelle Lesniak asks important questions to find your design aesthetic.

What are your design values and artistic philosophy? From establishing your style, your price point and your intended audience, learn how to define your design aesthetic to help maintain your brand cohesion and help customers find you.  When purchased, the video includes a helpful PDF download covering the main concepts and is now available in shopsewitall.com.

FSCC CW ep 2 Fashion Crash Course: Episode 10 Michelle Lesniak Finding Your Design AestheticFind out more on Michelle, what she’s creating, collaborations and newest collections at www. michellelesniak.com.

Find the full lineup, schedule and episode descriptions for the rest of the Fashion School Crash Course series at sewnews.com/fashion school and sign up for our eNewsletter to never miss a release! And as each video is released you will find them all at shopsewitall.com.

This series is brought to you by Brother International, who provided the Innov-ís 40e machine, Innov-ís 85e machine, XR9500PRW machine, Project Runway 5234PRW limited edition serger and industrial sewing machine used in the taping of these videos. For more information on Brother machines and to find a dealer near you, visit brothersews.com.

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