FSg 1963 wool coat, www.moderngillie.com

Sewing distractions get in the way of my FSG 1963 wool coat assembly

Continuing to assemble my wool coat I guess they are not really distractions as I am still sewing.  Coat Assembly: Hand stitching is the hallmark of a couture garment I stitch the coat and sleeve hems by hand and attach the linings by hand also. These can be done by machine but I prefer the … Continue reading Sewing distractions get in the way of my FSG 1963 wool coat assembly

FSG 1963 wool coat, www.moderngillie.com

Fashion Sewing Group 1963 Wool Coat Construction- shoulder and side seams and collar

Sewing struggles with my gorgeous wool coat I was feeling depressed about this coat. I tried to make the welt pocket match the stripe pattern. That meant cutting them off grain. Even with iron on interfacing I could not get them to be flat and ripple free. I did them on grain and they were … Continue reading Fashion Sewing Group 1963 Wool Coat Construction- shoulder and side seams and collar