Hi, I’m a bit new to sewing and am a little confused by the interfacing stuff…
I was planning to make a wool coat some time in the future out of wool blend suiting. I was wondering what areas I should interface as the fabric is a little floppy (I was thinking around the collar and closure area, cuffs, and perhaps the front and back ‘bodice’)
Also, as I am not too keen on fusible interfacing, I was wondering what good alternatives there were. I was considering using silk organza (somehow cheaper than the rest of the interfacings available…), would this work? How would I insert nonfusible interfacing? Would I have to pad-stitch it or something?
Also,I bought some armoweft interfacing some time ago and prewashed it and now it is flaking lots of glue. Is this normal?
Thank you, that is good advise.
I use patterns, but it is difficult for me to find s…
Hi there I’m a teacher/fashion designer bespoke womenswear and accessories designer.
I do have this tool : http://www.amazon.ca/Designer-Curve-Aluminu…
You’re going to love it!
My studio is filled with so many tools and gadgets I’ve col…
:-) Thank’s for the information, I have one but didn’t use it yet.
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