Sunday, 18 August 2013

Sewing Instructions, Day 5

Now it's time to do the pockets. cut, interface and overlock pockets. Attach gros-grain to top of pockets and tack in place.
Edge stitch gros-grain in place. Press under seam allowance, tack and hand sew carefully.
Cut lining to fit pocket. Pin to wrong side and hand sew in place.

Once pockets are completed, add a row of chain stitch to gros-grain.
Crochet your braid to chain stitches and neaten yarns at the back.
Position pockets to jacket front and hand sew in place. Sew on buttons and give your jacket a final press. Voila, your master piece is now complete.

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Happy Sewing!

1 comment:

  1. wow, that's such a lot of work! Definitely a once in a lifetime job.