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Class Reviews > Tailored Jacket Structure - Ron Collins

British Columbia, CANADA
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Posted on: 12/11/09 11:48 PM
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The class format is hands-on using a partial model of a jacket lapel. We learned tailoring techniques including:

Interfacing - where to apply and exactly what to use
Taping the roll line - how to tape according to lapel style, bust and personal preferences
Pad Stitching the Lapel by machine
Easing sleeves using tie interfacing

Ron Collins demonstrated easy to reproduce techniques in a very clear manner, taking a lot of time to go through the reasons why the methods are most suitable. He was also extremely generous in sharing sources and his personal examples.

I would not hesitate to take another of Ron's classes. Highly recommended.

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betty bushwacker said...
wow! Thanks for leading me to this shop. I live nearby and never knew it was there!
12/12/09 8:20 AM
nancy2001 said...
Sounds like you learned a lot.
12/13/09 1:51 PM
Athene said...
Thank you for the review. I have taken a similar class of Ron's in the past and found it to be excellent.
3/14/10 11:20 PM
 
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