Advice 1: How to sew a vest made of sheepskin

Vests have always been an elegant part of any outfit. Cloth, fur, and suede - they are very comfortable in winter time when the winter jacket is hot, and spring has not come yet. In such a situation, very comfortable stylish, lightweight and at the same time warm vest from old coats, a style which went out of fashion and you certainly never will. Following the simple instructions, you'll be able to make the vest yourself.
How to sew a vest made of sheepskin
You will need
  • - backing cloth;
  • - the range;
  • old sheepskin;
  • - threads;
  • - needles;
  • paper for patterns (tracing);
  • - the tape;
  • - sewing machine;
  • - ornaments for decoration.
Instruction
1
Take measurements: measure waist, chest, hips and length of the future vest.
2
Build a pattern. On paper, draw a rectangle with the length equal to the chest girth and width equal to the length from the shoulder. Mark the outline of the arm openings and neckline. To do this, take a ready-made vest that fits your size, attach it to the pattern, then trace the neckline and arm openings.
3
Strut or cut along the seams of old coats. Inspect the surface, if it is threadbare or shiny spots, keep this in mind when cutting.
4
Place the fabric wrong side up and transfer the pattern. If the skirt is long, place the pattern, not across (so that it roughly coincides with the front and back), and along the back. Then your pattern will not have side seams that will allow your vest to look sleeker and bigger, moreover, it will be easier to sew.
5
Cut out detail vest with sharp scissors. If the fur is long and difficult to lay out, just pin the pattern with pins and cut out details directly with her, leaving allowances for seams. Cut the angle of the neck and arm openings.
6
Prepare the lining fabric, and cutting the lining on the prepared pattern.
7
Prostrochite on the sewing machine top and lining of the vest together. Connect the back shoulder seams of the shelves, remove the vest is there, do it through the neck. A hidden hem stitch the neckline.
8
If the fabric of old coats left, make the pattern stand-up collar. Cut strips equal to the size of the girth of the neck and width of 10 cm Sew them together, turn there, sew to neckline. Add decorative elements in fur of the same coats, by the fluffy and undamaged.
9
Adorn your vest, otherwise it will look boring. For finishing you can use various embellishment: beading, satin ribbons, a variety of fasteners. Experiment. Use the strap, it will give the vest an individual style or make of satin ribbons belt. Add decorative elements in fur of the same coats, by the fluffy and undamaged.
Note
Note that not every sewing machine can sew doublenow fabric or leather, especially the double thickness. Check first on a small section, if your machine gets stuck and refuses to sew, craft vest manually.

Advice 2: How to sew women's vest

The vest makes the costume complete and elegant. Stout figure it will turn into more elegant and excessive thinness helps to hide. To avoid wasting time looking and trying on the right size and cut, sew the garment by his own standards.
How to sew women's vest
You will need
  • Tracing the tape, ruler, pencil, scissors, thread, needle, sewing machine
Instruction
1
Construct on paper a vertical line AB equal to the height of the back. Measure the waist and place a quarter of this value (plus 1 cm to fit) on a segment BV.
2
Measure the height from shoulder to the armpit, add 2-5 cm and measure the distance on the segment AB (to point G).
3
To calculate the length of a line ГГ1 to half of the width of the back, add a third of the circumference of the arms and 5 mm. This point will indicate the bottom point of the armhole, the center will be at half of the width of the back, and the upper bound is at shoulder level.
4
To build the neck from point A back to the right one-third of poluobhvat neck (plus 1 cm) and put a point D. From A measure down to one third of the just drawn line (D1). D and D1 connect smooth curved line.
5
The size of the Darts on the back and the need for its construction varies from characteristics of the shape. Its width at the level of the line of the shoulder is equal to a quarter or one fifth of the width of the shoulder. The lower point will be located at the level of the upper third of the armhole on the pattern. Tuck on the front of the pattern starts at the base of the neck and reaches the center of the chest or 3-4 cm above this point. The width of the Darts can reach half of the width of the shoulder.
How to sew women's vest
6
Transfer the completed pattern to the fabric. Add allowances for seams and cut parts of the fabric. Sweeps them manually and try to check the correctness of the size of the Darts. If the workpiece sits well, prostrochite it on a typewriter – in this case the edge of the fabric podhisita 2 turnover 1 cm or treat with overlock. The finished vest to sew buttons and handle loops.
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