Sewing the Facing Gusset for the Fantasy Fur Jacket
When drafting the facing for this jacket, I didn’t want facing seams to create bulk in the body. This required me to cut a neckline/collar facing that had only a center back seam. Since the collar was cut all in one with the bodice, this used a solution I resort to on occasion–and put a gusset in the facing. This post show how to draft this type of gusset.
The object here, is to keep an unbroken neck seam to avoid additional bulky leather layers when applying the facing to the body.
First, copy all the yoke pattern pieces onto fresh paper. Cut them out and tape them together along the collar part of the facing. They will overlap at a point around the neckline, marked here with dots. Draft a line where the overlapping begins to connect the dots. This is line A to B. This line…
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