Awhile back someone had posed a question (in comments) regarding how to do that inside portion of a tailored jacket -where the facing, hem and lining all come together and I thought it’d make a good tutorial. I don’t know what to call this, naming suggestions are encouraged.
As ever, this problem is solved by pattern making corrections. The second most important thing is the order of sewing process. The importance of sewing quality is dead last. That’s why I keep saying line stitchers are rarely responsible for poor results; it’s the pattern quality. You won’t ever be able to sew this correctly unless your pattern reflects these dimensions -within variables- regardless of how well you sew. Similarly, obtaining the desired result has nothing to do with opinion or “whatever works best for you”. This is an example of an engineered result.
Anyway, the patterns for this tutorial are ready now; I’ll start the tutorial tomorrow. Below you’ll see the jpeg of the shell pattern; the full-size pattern is here (312 kb). It will fit on a sheet of 8 1/2 X 11 paper exactly. You’ll just need to make the cut-out.
You’ll also need a lining piece like the one below, the full size piece is here (265 kb). Anyway, those are the pieces if you want to get a jump on tomorrow.
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