SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
 

PR Weekend Los Angeles

Forum > Creative Sewing > Tailoring ( Moderated by Lynnelle)

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
Tailoring
Where do you use interlining
Idosew
star
Idosew
Intermediate
New York USA
Member since 2/6/07
Posts: 14
Send Message

      



Date: 2/8/14 8:09 PM

I am in the planning stages of sewing a hunt coat for my equestrian daughter. I have read that interlining is recommended. I'm not clear on which pattern pieces should be interlined. Just the "body" (front, side front, back, side back), the sleeve and undersleeve too? The front facing? I have separate pattern pieces for interfacing the back, side back, and side front and I will use hair canvas for that as well as the hems. Thanks for your insight!

SewLibra
star
SewLibra  Friend of PR
Intermediate
USA
Member since 12/2/08
Posts: 753
Send Message

      



Date: 2/9/14 0:57 AM

I would interline all the front pieces, back pieces, side pieces and sleeve pieces. Interlining (or lining) the sleeves will make it easier to slip on and off. Normally you don't have to interline facing pieces, though your instructions will problably have you interface them. I use very light interfacing to avoid undue stiffness, but it's whatever you prefer.

Interlining as opposed to lining can be done very quickly, since you are essentially sewing the fabric and lining as one piece. However, there are more layers to sew at once and if slippage occurs you may need to adjust your presser foot pressure or use a walking foot.

This coat sounds interesting. Please post a review when you are done! :-)
-- Edited on 2/9/14 0:59 AM --
-- Edited on 2/10/14 2:21 PM --

------
SewLibra
Brother SB4138, Bernina 1008, Brother 1034D, Janome Harmony 9102D

MaryDB
star
MaryDB  Friend of PR
Intermediate
Washington USA
Member since 2/9/08
Posts: 659
Send Message

      
thumbsup 1 member likes this.



Date: 2/9/14 6:29 AM

I usually call it underlining, so I hope we're talking about the same thing.

I like to underline the whole jacket. What I use depends on the fashion fabric. One hunt coat I made was from heavy wool melton, and I underlined with silk gazar. One was made from lightweight wool twill, and I used a fusible (wish I'd used a heavier fusible for better body). On other jackets I've made, I've underlined in silk organza and various fusibles.

I would always underline the sleeves of a hunt coat because they are often worn with a bent elbow, and I think it helps prevent creases there.

I usually only use hair canvas for the front facings, lapels, and hems. I like to use fusible hymo (I can pretend it's real hair canvas), and double-up on it at the lapels. If you are padstitching, then you would want real hair canvas. I think I would find hair canvas to be too heavy to use for the body of the jacket.

Your best bet is to sample different combinations of underlining with the fabric and see which seems to give you the hand you want.

Good luck, and let us know how it goes.

Go to Page:
Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview

printable version Printable Version

* Advertising and soliciting is strictly prohibited on PatternReview.com. If you find a post which is not in agreement with our Terms and Conditions, please click on the Report Post button to report it. Creative Sewing >> Tailoring

Merchants on PR

boutiquefabric.com


High end fashion fabrics
Deals!

Fitz Like a Glove Ironing Board Cover


Made In Australia
Deals!

Patterns from the Past


vintage sewing patterns
Deals!

Reconstructing History


Historical Patterns
Web site

Nature's Fabrics


Natural & Organic Fabrics
Deals!

 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Online Class
Sew a Designer Unlined Jacket
Sew a Designer Unlined Jacket

Class Details

Online Class
Create a Jacket Muslin
Create a Jacket Muslin

Class Details

Self Drafted Pattern 100492-1046

photo
by: petro

Review
Sewn Square One Triple Play Top Pattern

Sewn Square One Triple Play Top Pattern

Pattern Details
You Sew Girl Beach Bag Pattern

You Sew Girl Beach Bag Pattern

Pattern Details
Self Drafted Pattern 117862-1011

photo
by: French.Sea...

Review

Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Shipping Rates | Returns & Refunds | Contact Us | About | New To PR | Advertising

Copyright © 2015 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.