Advice 1: How to sew a coat without a pattern?

Perspective stitch your hands coat are not very experienced knitters sometimes just scary. Seems not to cope with a complex pattern, with the processing of lapels and pockets, Darts, cuffs and other tailoring tricks. However, modern designers offer styles coats that are made without patterns. Loose coat with dropped shoulder, blanket coat, coat, poncho, pattern, reminiscent of a medieval cloak or a Cape... the List goes on. In addition, modern thick fabrics can be easily processed, which greatly simplifies the task.
Fashionable coat you can sew without a pattern

Choose the style

The easiest style coat with a flat shoulder. Straight silhouette, one or two buttons, the sleeve just covers the top of the gloves – such a model would be appropriate and in the winter near the city Christmas tree and in spring and even cool summer evening. Pattern for him is not necessary, to sew a coat very easily, but you will need the following measurements:
- poluobhvat hips;
- length of the product;
- poluobhvat neck;
- sleeve length;
- sleeve width;
- shoulder length.

Measurements are taken the same as for any other garments. The exception is the measurement of the length of the sleeve. Zero mark will apply not to the end of the arm, as usual, and of inches below. The calculation of the amount of fabric is also a little different from the usual. If the width of the cut is more full hips, add to the length of the product 15 cm treatment and the length of the sleeves. Some thick fabrics can be cut in any direction. This calculation can be as follows: product length + sleeve width + 10 cm for processing. By the way, it's not hard to sew a coat and faux-fur - tiger, Fox or leopard. Fur can also be cut in any direction.
This coat is loose style, so you need the largest of poluobhvat. This is usually poluobhvat hips, but can sometimes be poluobhvat chest.

Without side seams

To coat you in addition to the main fabric, you will need:
- backing cloth;
- insulation;
- large buttons;
adhesive interlining;
- sewing supplies.

Of course, all the materials needed only in case if we are talking about a winter coat. Summer may be generally unlined. Also, the sleeves are a summer coat can be ¾ or up to the elbow, so that the tissues require very little. To cut out a coat, measure and cut a piece that will be needed for the sleeves. The segment, which will go to the main part, lay on the table wrong side up. Find the average equity of the thread, mark it. It will be the middle of the back. Fold to this line the edges so that they went over this line for the width of the clasp. Slightly zautyuzhte fold lines. These lines from the upper sections, measure the width of the sleeve. Dot. To make these points perfect straight cuts. From the midline to both sides, set aside poluobhvat neck, split in half. This measure aside and from the open corners of the front halves. Draw a line cut in the front it will be a couple of inches deeper than the back. Carefully turn the coat inside out, align the marks, neckline and baste shoulder seams. The same procedure repeat with the lining fabric and the insulation. As the insulation in this case is most suitable sheet batting.
To press the folds so that then they were easy to straighten.


For sleeves take 2 identical rectangle. Long side equal to the length of the sleeves, the short width of the sleeve. Fold detail in half lengthwise, face inwards. Baste the seam, sew it and smooth out the allowances. Stitch the sleeve lining fabric and batting.

Final Assembly

Take the main item and will have plenty of Podkayne borders for collar and buckles. Strengthen these parts of the adhesive interlining. Fold the borders to the part to aligned the front. Baste and sew the borders, cut off the corners, remove. Fold the open edges and zautyuzhte fold. Vmlite sleeves. Try the product and see what you get. If necessary, adjust the coat on the figure, then vacate sleeves. In the same sequence vsheyte sleeve lining and insulation. You should have 3 coats. You just have to put them together.

Put a layer of polyester fiber in the core and pin it with pins. From top, apply the lining so that the seams appeared between the layers. Trim allowances of the lining and insulation from the fasteners so that they exactly coincided with the line of primaqiune straps. Baste the open edge of the straps and podkralas bakey (if the fabric is loose, they can zautyuzhit on the wrong side). Pristrochite the free edge of the strips and welts decorative stitching on the front sides of the coat. Fold the bottom main part and pristrochite. The lower edge of the insulation and lining sewn together with a serger. You have only to sew on buttons and make loops – in this case the Welt. Coat ready.

This option is useful in female and male wardrobe. Would be happy to wear this model and the child. Color can also be any, will look good black, white, beige, light brown. You can sew a coat of striped fabric or in the box - no problems with the fit of the pattern should arise.

Advice 2: How to sew a tent with their hands

The tent does not necessarily buy at the store. Lovers of needlework can make it yourself. Sew up a tent is not particularly difficult. The most important thing then bring it in proper form, to the tent was waterproof and kept the form.
to sew a tent
Buy rubberized percale or tent canvas. The tent canvas is a linen cloth impregnated and painted green. Measure the desired length and width of the future tent.
Make pattern on paper. The tent should consist of floor, roof and four side portions. And one part (front) will represent the input, and therefore requires mounting of lightning.
Transfer the pattern to the fabric and cut. Sew all the parts together and vsheyte lightning in one of the side parts. Treat the slices.
The weight of the tent depends on the density of the fabric. Floor and rear wall should be made of more durable fabrics, or you can use multiple layers used matter. All panels connect double thick seam or underwear so that the tent does not leak.
Horse braid hem, pre-wash it to make it from shrinking. Between the ridge and the braid pave thin hemp rope, the ends tied with loops, attach the stretch. The place of fastening of loops to close with a special patch.
At the ends of the ridge to make the holes for the struts, which will attach your tent. Fasten the slotted metal caps or treat the coarse thread. In the rear wall optionally reinforce the hole with a sleeve for ventilation of the tent. At the entrance to make secure the nut, which will protect the tent from ingress of moisture and dirt.
The tent should be waterproof. To do this, place the fabric in a 40 percent solution of soap. Give it like you should become. Lower the impregnated cloth in a 20 percent solution of copper sulfate. After the fabric is saturated, remove it from the solution and dry thoroughly.
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