Just realized that it's been a while since my last blog.
So, now that we started a new year, I am creating a new group for Fall 2023.
It started with a jacket.
I have a friend who used to work for a menswear company in Chicago.
A few weeks ago, he posted a YouTube video from a company in Chicago that makes suits. I gather that it might be the company he worked for.
Any way, they go into details on what goes into making a jacket.
(16) How a Hart Schaffner Marx Suit is made - BrandmadeTV - YouTube
I know that in the past I posted somewhere what goes into making an outfit, but here and now it's a good time to tell it again.
I made jackets in the past and been very meticulous about the fit and how the jacket looks on the doll.
I was always bothered by how the jackets sit on the shoulders. It became a goal of mine to achieve a nice fit on the doll and not be satisfied with almost there.
I have thrown away many try outs that were not good enough.
From the video I learned about adding interfacing to every place where I want a crisp fold.
I used a very thin iron on facing. I fused it to the back vent, the sleeves cuff line, the collar and the front facing.