Friday, December 10, 2010

Adjustments and corrections



 To begin with the waistcoat-cape I returned to the base pattern that I used on other models and I started to copy it again, so I always kept the pattern I have the last clothe with all the corrections on if I want to repeat that pledge.



 When the basic pattern was copied again, I made the changes required for the new midel, cut the armholes one inch all around , to leave enough gap if I want to wear a shirt with sleeves under the waist coat and that not throw.
 Down the line six inches to sew neck collar tuxedo and a collar tuxedo to cut into the black contrast color.
 And again by copying the basic pattern to shape the small capelet.



  With these three pieces I have enough to start cutting the waistcoat, always being careful to cut around the right way so that after the squares fit together properly.



  Any corrections made were take a pinch on the front dart and cut round out the capelet in the area where the arm, this last amendment had been planned, because it´s expected that the fabric has a greater weight in this part because here it´s the bias of the fabric.
 Now I´m going to cut the black neck, and  the lining  to enjoy sewing this model over the weekend.
                           Happy sewing, ladys!

6 comments:

  1. How smart of you to so carefully keep such good records of past fitting successes. Your effort has paid of in a darling cape that will be beautiful and fit perfectly.

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  2. Wow! This is amazing...you are so talented! It will look absolutely stunning and I'm enjoying seeing your progress from idea to design to alterations to sewing!

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  3. That is SO cute!! I just saw a capelet the other day and loved it. I think I need to get cracking on some winter time sewing projects!

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  4. I love your smile in the last photo!
    And look - the Angel has wings!
    Thanks for posting all of your progress on this - fascinating! I am just loving the fabric - can't wait to see it against the black!
    Sew well!

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  5. I am loving your blog! I wandered over from Jessica's blog Chronically Vintage. Congrats on winning her contest and very nice to "meet" you.

    Cheers!
    Jen

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