Added Nov 7, 2010
by Angela Kane
London, United K...
Part 4 of my Make Your Own Clothes Series shows you how to use Tailors Tacks and Chalk to transfer your markings. For many fabrics tailors tacks are the best way as they will, if you are careful, remain in the fabric until you are ready to remove them. All the other methods are inclined to rub off.
Your cut out pattern pieces. Tailor's Chalk. Coloured thread, needle, thimble.
Hit the city streets in adventurous looks with utilitarian details like cargo pockets and belts.
Twists on feminine classics, like a bold patterned shift dress and pants with a racing stripe.
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Short jackets like this zebra print bomber by Anniemollison are a must for spring.
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