I am trying my hand at tailoring for my boyfriend’s waistcoat for Ascot. It was a bit of an ambitious project for a beginner!
It is based on Vogue pattern 7488 and I have had difficulty getting the point right on the lapel. I did them exactly at right angles to the colar – I drew it on with a ruler before sewing – but they have still come out curled and silly looking; luckily this is only the toile. Any suggestions?
Also, it is too short but it doesn’t have a ‘lengthen here’ part on the pattern. At what point do you think I should lengthen it?
Any help gratefully appreciated!
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Re your question about the amount of fabric needed for the pants. When you loo…
As always, great suggestions. I love it!
Seriously? Still/again not working? I haven’t visited for a few months because it wasn’…
I’m pretty sure the support phone number is only about purchasing the pattern.
You will probably find that the same pattern piece is needed for both the interfacing a…