New Hampshire USA Member since 6/20/03 Posts: 18 Skill: Intermediate
Date: 6/5/05 5:25 PM
I got a couple of yards of this beautiful double faced Italian wool from EOS - one side black and one lime green. It is a really cool fabric that begs to be made into a reversible jacket. Does anyone have any ideas of patterns? I was thinking of something 'Chanel' like. I thought that I could probably use lapped seams with this but any other ideas appreciated.
Ohio USA Member since 4/8/02 Posts: 2472 Skill: Advanced
Date: 6/6/05 8:42 AM
Either bind the raw edges, or use flat felled seams for the body and then carefully separate the two layers along the outside about 1/2" or so so that you can carefull put the raw edges between the layers. Top stitch or hand stitch closed.
I remember seeing this in a Thread's article, but just don't ask me which issue, which month or even which year (I think it was in the last 20 years, though LOL -- Edited on 6/6/05 9:43 AM --
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