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 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
1
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.
2
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.
3
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.
4
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.
5
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.
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