Thursday, 3 January 2013

Chanel Inspired Workshops

I regularly hold weekend workshops in Brisbane. You are taught all the required techniques to create your very own masterpiece. Next workshop will be held on the weekend of 2/3 March. Please visit for further details

This workshop requires good dressmaking skills and is designed for experienced sewers only!


Chanel Inspired Jacket - Day 6

Make buttonholes by hand  and sew on buttons.
Hand sew weight chain to hem of jacket.
Set in sleeve, take care not to catch the lining. Fold up lining, pin and tack in place. Make small pleats at sleeve head to accommodate excess lining. Hand sew in place.

Chanel Inspired Jacket - Day 5

Join under sleeve seams and attach gros-grain to right side of Tweed.

Carefully attach lining to underflap of sleeve.

Cut and interface pocket pieces according to pattern instructions. Hand sew lining to the back and attach pocket to jacket fronts.
Attach gros-grain tape to neck and front and edge stitch in place.
Hem neck and fronts and hand sew lining close to jacket edge.