Advice 1: How to sew a leather biker jacket

Leather jackets – the invariable attribute of the rockers and bikers. Good the jacket is sewn all the rules and of quality leather, is expensive, but if you have the desire and the right materials, you can attempt to sew leather biker jacket of your own.
How to sew a leather biker jacket
You will need
  • - a powerful sewing machine with thick needles;
  • leather;
  • - a strong thread;
  • - hardware: zippers, rivets, buckles, etc.;
  • - a pair of scissors.
Instruction
1
Find the right skin - it may be an old leather coat or other garment. Buy in the store or fight back from old jackets accessories – metal zippers, buckles, rivets, buttons. In addition, you will need a good strong sewing machine, as many modern machines can't sew the skin in several layers, and a reliable thick needle and thread.
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Find the pattern jackets. If she failed, make the pattern yourself based on photos or old jackets. Use one of his songs, cutting first the main details of the backrest, shelf, sleeves. Then divide them in accordance with the model apart. Front zip, move to the side, and it needs to capture the lower part of the fold-over collar.
3
On the sleeves of jackets provide a cuff, the same band let the bottom of the jacket. The back will separate at the yoke and the main part. Close the shoulder seams stripes or straps.
4
When all the items are cut, cleave them together with safety pins without going over the weld line, perpendicular to the seam. In any case, not metyvit the details of the thread as usual - they will leave marks on the skin.
5
When stitching is completed, lay allowances in different directions, otestujete a wooden mallet, flatten and with a special adhesive glue from the inside. If you need additional stitching, adjust the foot so that it lay exactly on the edge and focusing on it, sew a seam (not smetana).
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When stitching thick places, like the corners of the collar, proceed in the following way. First shivaite as usual, then trim the excess. Iron will ironed the seam and turn. Shape with your hands and repel the thickness of the hammer, ironed with a rolling pin. Again iron.
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Prostrochite details manually without thread, to get holes. Then go back again and sew with a thread. Such a precaution is necessary so that the seam was smooth above and below. Additionally, pull the upper thread by hand, for control.
Useful advice
If you don't have good patterns and stitch biker jacket, that's from nice, take the old fabric and examine the pattern on it. Here you can adjust some details to reduce or increase the size. On the skin to make a mistake will be impossible, as from ripped seams remain holes.

Advice 2: How to sew a raincoat

Role-playing and passion for the reconstruction brought about changes in the development of modern fashion. In any case, the man in medieval cloak on a normal city street is no surprise. Modification of the old cloak, sewn from a dressy fabric, like to wear and fashionista.
How to sew a raincoat
You will need
  • Dense fabric for the front side – 2 length cloak+20 cm on the hood
  • Thin fabric for the lining – 2 length
  • Brooch or decorative pin
  • 2 sheets of drawing paper
  • Line
  • Pencil
  • The compass
  • Protractor
Instruction
1
Glue the long sides 2 wetmanski sheet. On the long side at the point of gluing a dot. This will be the center of the washer. Draw with the center at this point is a small semi-circle with a radius of 15-18 cm From one of the points of intersection with the side of the sheet aside the length of the coat. Draw a second semicircle.
2
Cut out the pattern and just put it on thick fabric and the lining, if the width of the cuts 140-150 see If the fabric is narrower, you'll have to cut wedges. Divide the semicircle into 5 equal parts. This straight angle in the center of the semi-circles divide by 5 using the protractor, at 36 degrees. Cut one of the wedges, take 5 from the same cloth and from the other, sew, Tutuila and treat the seams. The upper section of the lining is also sewn.
3
Will have plenty of dense tissue 2 parts of the hood. On the sheet of paper, draw a first rectangle, the short side being half the length of the circumference of the small ring. The longest side is equal to the intended height of the hood. Aside from the two short sides at 7-10 cm and connect the resulting points in parallel lines. Find the center of each of the Parallels. On the one hand connect the middle with the sides of the original rectangle. On the other hand, swipe the arc, connect the end points of the short side of the source rectangle with the mid-perpendicular.
Cut out the pattern. Circle it on thick fabric and the lining. Sew parts of hood on the direct parties.
Rough cutting of the hood
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The main part of the cloak preberite at neckline. Baste and sew the outer part of the hood. Preberite the lining of the cloak and sew the hood lining. Fold and stitch the hem of the cloak and the lining.Fold the details right sides together and aligning of the side seams. Baste and sew. Tutuila cloak. Will attrocity with the outer side of the neckline.
Note
The fabric depends on the purpose of the cloak. For field conditions it is better to take the "historical" fabric. This can be, for example, promoline linen cloth, from which in the old days and sewed the cloaks, and Cape. But the same pattern you can sew a fancy Cape. It is better to take a thin cloth or even velvet.

For the "field" of the coat as the lining uses normal cotton cloth. Lining dressy coat it is better to make silk.
Useful advice
If the width of the fabric is small, then first you have to pristroit the missing piece, and then cut wedges.

Begin to sew the coat lining and is better at the bottom.

The cloak can be done with a different clasp. It will have the junction of the hood and cloak to stitch the neckline and 3-4 cm below.

Advice 3: How to sew clothes for York

Yorkshire Terriers, beautiful and smart dogs, and more and more people become their owners. In cold seasons, dogs need clothing that will protect it from the cold and dirt; and also, in addition to practical and warm clothes, there is a decorative clothes for Yorkshire Terriers, which will help you to decorate your pet. If you have a Yorkshire Terrier, you first need boots and a warm waterproof jacket for the puppy.
How to sew clothes for York
Instruction
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Contrary to the opinion of most people, shoes need a dog in the autumn and slushy weather it will protect the foot of York from the mud, and in winter will keep them warm and protect paws from chemicals and reagents, which is sprinkled with icy sidewalks. In addition, shoes allow you to keep clean and dry, cut or damaged paw.
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To sew shoes for dogs are very easy – to do this you need a dense waterproof cloth, or leather, which will not slip on different surfaces. Cut four soles of thick rubberized fabric, correlating the size of the soles with the size of the dog paws. Then from a thin waterproof fabric take four "stockings", stitching in the pipe a rectangle of fabric.
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The bottom edge of the "pipe" pristrochite to the sole of the Shoe. Front shoes should be below the rear – rear length of the boot should be such that it overlaps the hock of the hind paw. As buckles for shoes you can use simple Velcro straps. The top edge of the boot, you can pull the cord, to not enter into water.
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Such boots can be made for the evening, measuring the diameter of the legs of the dog, as well as the height from the ground to the wrist joint. If you are not sure that they are able to cut out circles of fabric at once, make pattern-the blank, drawing a smooth circle, the radius of which is equal to the radius of the legs.
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In addition to shoes, the dog needed a suit made of waterproof fabric with insulation. Measure the length of the back of a dog, wearing a collar on her and measuring the distance from collar to base of tail. The resulting figure will be divided by eight. Draw on a sheet of tracing paper grid. Side length of the square grid is equal to the number you got by dividing the length of the back eight.
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On the net transfer the pattern of the jumpsuit. Remember that jumpsuit consists of two identical parts – left and right. Also, the jumpsuit has one unpaired detail – wedge which is sewn between the front paws wide end. Cut parts of the fabric by adding seam and then connect them durable double stitching.
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Adjust the length of the legs according to the length of the legs of the dog, the lower edge of the leg fold, stitch and insert all four leg elastic. Connect of the suit split zipper or Velcro. To protect the dog from rain, you can sew jumpsuit hood.
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A lightweight version of the clothing for dogs is a knitted vest that can be worn in cool and dry weather. As in the previous case, measure the length of the back, divide it into eight and transfer the pattern to the grid square of which is equal to the obtained number. Then measure around the dog's chest and girth of her waist.
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Correlate the measurements with the pattern. Start knitting elastic fabric, equal in width to the waist of the dog. Add on loop until, while their number will not be equal to the circumference of the chest. Tie the cutout for the legs and provarite back, and then neck.
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Provarite loop chest, removing them on the same needle. The product have to sew with a needle and thread on her stomach, and then separately to sew a wedge between its front paws. This vest can be made from ordinary tissue.

Advice 4: How to sew a harness for dogs

The harness is an accessory that is desirable to have in the Toolbox of every owner of a dog. In pet stores you can pick up harnesses to any taste and any size. But you can make it on their own.
How to sew a harness for dogs
You will need
  • - long braid;
  • - soft tissue;
  • - two metal rings;
  • - carbine;
  • buckle;
  • - threads;
  • - scissors;
  • - the awl.
Instruction
1
You'll need a long tape (better to take such from which sew the handles of the backpacks, soft fabric for the interior side of the harness in contact with the body of the animal, two metal rings, snap hook, buckle, thread, scissors and awl.
2
To begin, remove the measurements from your pet. Measure around the chest and neck of the dog and the distance between the lines of these two loops.
3
Take the ribbon and cut two pieces. The length of the first must equal the sum of the girths of the neck and chest plus twenty inches for small dogs, thirty for medium, and thirty-five for a large (five inches at the hinges and seams, the rest - at the intersection of braid and the margin for adjustment). Length of the second segment should be the distance between the lines of loops plus ten inches at the hinges and seams. The edge of cut tape scorching cigarette lighter to her thread not be dismissed.
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Take a long piece and panel it on the side that will be adjacent to the body of the dog, with a soft cloth. If you do not, the harness will RUB your pet. On the one hand cut double loop. To do this, fold the edge, thread it through the buckle and one metal ring and sew it to a distance equal to the width of the tape plus two inches. Make a second seam from fold to secure the buckle. The metal ring has to stay in a big loop that went between the joints.
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The other end of the braid cut at an angle and singe lighter, and then with an awl or a thick needle make several holes at a distance of two centimeters (in the belts).
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Take the second cut lace panel soft fabric and on both sides thereof make the loop, equal to the width of the braid.
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Now take the long part of the straps with the buckle and thread it into one of the loops of the second part. Then thread the sharp end through the loop with a metal ring and again place it inside the other end of the second segment. It remains to insert the strap into the buckle and fasten it. You got that part of the harness that fits over the body of the dog.
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To make the leash, take the remaining tape, measure the length you need plus thirty-five centimeters. On one side make a loop for the hand length of at least fifteen centimeters. To do this, fold the end of the braid to the desired length and sew it. On the opposite side attach the metal ring by threading it into a small loop and sewing up her. Pass the carabiner into the ring.

Advice 5: How to sew boots for dogs

Shoes for dogs is not a luxury item and the crazy whim of the owners. In the life of the animal can be a lot of situations where boots is a must to protect feet. Animal could get hurt, get sick, and the harsh winter is not conducive to walking barefoot. Need to buy shoes in the store, where prices are extremely high, you can stitch boots for a pet.
How to sew boots for dogs
You will need
  • centimeter;
  • - threads;
  • - the material for the shaft;
  • - felt;
  • - pins;
  • - needles;
  • - the material for soles;
  • - gum.
Instruction
1
Determine the size of the paws dogs. This can be done by circling the limb of a pencil on a piece of paper. Then measure the resulting template by inch. Necessary to determine the size of both pairs of legs because the front slightly more than rear. Measure also the height from the feet to the carpal joint and the width of the shaft.
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Build patterns. For feet will fit the template by which you measure your foot and add 1 cm for seam allowance. The pattern for the shaft is done as follows: draw a rectangle equal to the height length feet up to the carpal joint, and a maximum width size of the shaft. Be sure to add 1cm for seam allowance (for large dogs 2 cm). Mark the location of the joints. If you fix the shoes you'll be using elastic bands, then add to the pattern the length of the drawstring (it is equal to the width of the rubber bands 1 cm).
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Cut out the pattern pieces and baste to the fabric with light stitching or attach with pins. Now the pattern cutting of the workpiece for sewing boots.
4
Sew the sole. As the primary layer take durable rubberized material, sew it to the felt, and the inner part of the sole run from a soft knitted material to the paws comfortable. To avoid soaking the soles in rainy weather, cover the edges with glue and attach the cellophane. Decorate the sole large stitches of colored thread.
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Shape shaft. If you plan to use the boots in a cool time of year, use 2 layers of matter. Inside vsheyte soft material and cover it with a top fabric that does not absorb moisture. To the top of the shaft sew drawstring and insert elastic bands for fixing. To protect the toes and heel from injuries, panel these places on boots of solid material.
Note
The inner part of the boot it is desirable to do without seams not to irritate the paws of an animal.
Useful advice
You can decorate the boots according to your choice, like fancy embroidery or delicate lace covering the latch.

Advice 6: As residues from the skin knit purse

Natural leather products are still highly valued - they are reliable, practical and beautiful. So do not rush to throw away leather items that have already been deployed, so both of them can be made with your own hands many beautiful and useful items such as a purse. This requires quite a bit of time, small pieces of supple leather and of course hand finished to an interesting and fruitful activity.
As residues from the skin knit purse
You will need
  • - genuine leather (leatherette);
  • - awl;
  • button;
  • - scissors;
  • - sewing machine;
  • - zipper;
  • - lighter (matches);
  • - ball point pen (chalk);
  • - a compass (the tea Cup);
  • - mallet, rubber cushion;
  • press for installation buttons;
  • - durable synthetic threads;
  • glue "Moment" ("himself");
Instruction
1
Make pattern pieces of wallet: the outer part (rectangle 20*36 cm), the inner part (square 20*20 cm) pockets for credit cards (2 strips of 19.4*5 cm) ovals for the valve (2 pieces of size 12*8 cm). The finished purse will size 20*10cm, with two bill compartments and a zip compartment for coins, and four pockets under card.
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Lay out all of the details on pieces of skin, outlining them with chalk outlines on the outside of the skin. You can just mark the outline with an awl. When cutting be sure to use a ruler and corners, otherwise, instead of rectangles and squares might be parallelograms and rhombuses.
3
Cut with a sharp knife or cutter (scissors) on the line all items set future wallet. The desire of pockets for cards cut out the recesses for the fingers. They can be performed using a line with circles or plastic spools of thread.
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Vsheyte zip fastener. Mark a square on the inner part of the slit for zipper, separating the handle from the inside, the square in half. Should heal 2 rectangle 10*20 cm Here will be the middle of the purse. Back away from it up or down 1 cm and do a second line so that the zipper was not on the bend.
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Back another 1.5 cm and draw a third line. Between the second and third line will be lightning. Start from the right and left edges of the rectangle 1.5 cm to cover the edges of the castle. Cut out the rectangle with a special cutter (scissors).
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When you work with leather use a basting seam impossible. So first, apply around the perimeter of the slot, the glue, give a little dry (before detachment) and carefully attach the zipper. Trim off any protruding ends so that they did not reach 2-3 mm to the edge. Install on the machine foot to a zipper and pristrochite.
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For smoother lines, you can draw the awl barely noticeable line when sewing to focus on her. Approaching "dog", lift the presser foot (the sewing needle should be in the skin), unzip and continue to scribble. Then pulling the yarn ends on the wrong side, tie two knots and aplowite ends.
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Make the valve. Glue the ovals, folded them wrong side to wrong side. Mark the line of the intended line. Try the valve to the coiled workpiece purse, mark the places to sew the valve and install the buttons on the external item and the flap. After installing the button, change the presser foot the machine on Teflon and sew around the loop, then sew the valve.
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Make the card slots. Take the outer part, placing it face up. Apply a thin layer of glue on the contour of the three sides of the pockets. Glue them, stepping back from the edge of the short sides 1.5 cm, facing the opening side to the edge. Then pristrochite pockets on the machine.
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Flip the item and set a place for bonding internal parts. Mark the middle part, draw a line then stand back from the short sides 8 cm, draw lines, identifying the middle. Place (external and internal parts), where will be located the back pockets (left), spread glue on the perimeter, and the second half of the internal parts - to the entire surface. Glue the details and attrocites on the Central line.
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Collect the wallet. Removing the edge with the pockets toward the center, glue on the edge and prostrochite. The free ends of the threads pull on the underside and aplowite ends. Browse mallet or a rubber roller in folds to purse took final shape. At night put it under a stack of books to even better pommelos.
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