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MrsCharisma
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Date: 7/8/14 4:25 PM

I'm making a knit blazer and the last time I made it (in October), the notched collar left a bit to be desired.

Do you have a favorite method that you use? Is there a blog or youtube link you could post?

Thanks!

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My Big 4 Sizing: Medium | Tops 14/16 | Pants 18 | Skirts 16/18.

My Measurements: 36 HB | 38.5 FB | 34 W | 44 Hip

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Date: 7/8/14 5:19 PM

I've used and like this one:

Pam Ermy's notched collar tutorial

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Date: 7/8/14 6:09 PM

Pam has so many great tutorials! Thanks!

Anything about the actual "notch"? That's where mine got dicey. It's not clean on my first version.

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Nakisha
www.sewcraftychemist.blogspot.com
Singer Talent 3321 | Brother 1034D

My Big 4 Sizing: Medium | Tops 14/16 | Pants 18 | Skirts 16/18.

My Measurements: 36 HB | 38.5 FB | 34 W | 44 Hip

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Date: 7/8/14 6:37 PM

I love this entire tailored jacket sew-along:

Pattern ~ scissors ~ cloth tailoring

Another option:

How to Sew a Notched Jacket Lapel

Another source of tutorials:

Jacket Tutorials
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Date: 7/8/14 7:48 PM

Thanks frame!

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Nakisha
www.sewcraftychemist.blogspot.com
Singer Talent 3321 | Brother 1034D

My Big 4 Sizing: Medium | Tops 14/16 | Pants 18 | Skirts 16/18.

My Measurements: 36 HB | 38.5 FB | 34 W | 44 Hip

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Date: 7/9/14 8:24 AM

Also like Sandra Bettina's power sewing explanation but think you need to pay for it :0)

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Date: 7/9/14 9:00 AM

Sunny Gal Studio's Jacket Series

This is part 1 and 5 more posts for sewing a jacket follow.

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Date: 7/9/14 9:25 AM

I DID IT!!!!



I should add that I used the pattern, scissors, cloth tutorial and that her using black fabric made it HARD to see what was going on. I had to unpick some stitches (ok, a bunch of stitches) and re-sew some parts but I did it!!!!!


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Nakisha
www.sewcraftychemist.blogspot.com
Singer Talent 3321 | Brother 1034D

My Big 4 Sizing: Medium | Tops 14/16 | Pants 18 | Skirts 16/18.

My Measurements: 36 HB | 38.5 FB | 34 W | 44 Hip

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Date: 7/9/14 9:26 AM

Awesome job! That doesn't look like a knit.

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Date: 7/9/14 10:19 AM

Thank you!

I like the feel of this one...it's a light/midweight from Fabric Mart. I hope it doesn't pill though...

I have two ponte cardigans; one has pilled really badly and the other is wearing nicely. Fingers crossed!

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Nakisha
www.sewcraftychemist.blogspot.com
Singer Talent 3321 | Brother 1034D

My Big 4 Sizing: Medium | Tops 14/16 | Pants 18 | Skirts 16/18.

My Measurements: 36 HB | 38.5 FB | 34 W | 44 Hip

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