Tailoring - details & Techniques

First jacket made at Bunka Fashion College - taken apart to show construction and finishing (2009)

 

Womenswear tailoring - Bunka Fashion College (2009)

First jacket made at Bunka Fashion College - 40s inspiration - Wool Melton and wool crêpe (2009)

First jacket made at Bunka Fashion College - reinforced buttons (2009)

 

First jacket made at Bunka Fashion College - Shoulder pad + sleeve construction (2009)

 

Traditional Tailoring techniques

irst jacket made at Bunka Fashion College - 40s inspiration - Wool Melton and wool crêpe (2009)

 

Traditional tailoring - horse hair canvas + pad stitching (2013)

Traditional tailoring - fitting - checking collar, lapel and sleeve roll

Toiles for designer tailoring

Toiling a rib collar

 

Tailored coat toile

 
 

Tailoring is a cakewalk…said no one.

Is that you?

You want to produce tailored jackets for your new clothing line, or you’re trying to develop more constructed designs for your collection…but they never come out sharp enough?

Tailoring involves not only a wide range of skills - from pattern cutting and hand sewing to understanding fabrics - but also a lot of fittings until you get that shape and fit just right.

Good news is: you don’t need to become a master tailor yourself.

Find out how to look like a pro, without having to take a 4-year tailor apprenticeship.

 

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