The Anatomy of a Tailored Jacket

I’ve used this tech drawing of Burdastyle 119 from January 2010 issue, a classic tailored jacket with menswear styling that is now available here, to illustrate a few key terms I’ll be using in the upcoming RTW Tailoring Sewalong. And this is just the outside… In between going crazy writing, and rewriting, posts for the sewalong, I found […]

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tricks of the trade: convertible collars

My latest project  – the Coal-Miner’s Daughter dress – had a convertible collar, so I took the opportunity to take a few step-by-step photos and add another sewing tutorial to the files.  A convertible collar can be worn either open or buttoned, hence the name, and it is commonly seen on blouses and shirtdresses. I think it […]

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