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How to Replace a Sleeve Lining

Photo: Kenneth D. King

I found vintage morning coat at the Salvation Army recently. The hand-applied braid caught my eye, along with the $12 price tag. Rooting around inside the jacket, I found the label: September 16, 1920, for S.C.Clark, Esq. Sadly, the silk lining in the sleeves was shattering – I could put my finger through it easily, so it needed to be replaced.

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