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Title: Lining a pinafore
Post by: Ex fan des sixties on February 04, 2019, 17:21:35 PM
Hi all!
Thanks for adding me!
I'm making the Utu pinafore from "breaking the pattern" by Named : https://www.namedclothing.com/shop/breaking-the-pattern-a-modern-way-to-sew/. The thing is I've never lined anything before and the instructions on the book are not clear enough for me.I can't find any tutorial on youtube.Any ideas,please?
Many thanks :)
Title: Re: Lining a pinafore
Post by: Efemera on February 04, 2019, 17:53:27 PM
Can you tell us what the instructions say?
Title: Re: Lining a pinafore
Post by: BrendaP on February 04, 2019, 17:56:45 PM
Is this the pattern?
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If so it's just a long waistcoat (vest in US).

Make the outer garment and make the lining but leave the sides open.  Right sides together and stitch all around except for the sides.  Sew one side seam on both fabrics then turn through the other (open) side and press.  Sew the last side seam in the fashion fabric then close the lining from the outside with a narrow "false French hem" for want of a better name, or slip stitch it together by hand.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJpZ67St92s (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJpZ67St92s)
Title: Re: Lining a pinafore
Post by: Ex fan des sixties on February 05, 2019, 12:59:35 PM
Thank you all for your help!
I'll check that video out and let's see how it goes.
That is the pattern,Francesca! Have you made it?How did it turn out? :)