ONLINE COURSE MENTHA JACKET. INTRODUCTION AND FIRST STEPS

ONLINE CURSE MENTHA JACKET

MODULE 1:

LESSON 1: INTRODUCTION AND FIRST STEPS

Hi, sewers!

 

Welcome o our Mentha Jacket Onlilne Sewing Course. The Mentha jacket is a very complete jacket in which we are going to learn and practice many sewing techniques which you will be able to practice in other jacket – coat sewing projects.

 

 

Ready? Then, let´s sew!

 

MENTHA JACKET AND VERSIONS


The Mentha Jacket  is perfect for winter and autumn and it has the jacket and teh coat version available. You can use differente fabrics such as denim, twill, wool…

 

 

Here you have the versions available:

 

 

PATTERN AND GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS


First, let´s have our pattern ready.

  • Once you buy the product, you will have your pattern in PDF version in the confirmation email you will received after your purchase. Also, you have the pattern in your personal area.

 

PRINT AND HAVE YOUR PATTERN READY 


Here you have the step by step you have to follow to have your pattern ready.

Step 1. Save your pattern

Save you pattern in your laptob or USB.

Step 2. Print you pattern

The pattern is on PDF, so you shouldopen it with the proper pc program, such Adobe.

First, print the first piece of the pattern and be sure the square on it is  5cm x 5cm

 

 

If not, configure your printer so it is on real rint measurements:

  • The size of the paper shouls be A4.
  • Print type complete or real
  • Vertical format.

 

Step 3. Let´s have the pattern

Once you have all the papers that form your pattern let´s join them using adhesive tape.

 

 

Cut the paper on the edges and tape them together.

 

 

Once you have it ready, take your measurements and cut or copy your size in every piece.

 

FABRICS AND HABERDASHERY


You can use many fabrics for your jacket, such as wool, channel, tweed, denim, corduroy…

Also, you will need:

  • Polyester Thread
  • Interlining
  • Buttons: 22 mm (Jacket: 3-4 buttons/ Coat: 5-6 buttons)
  • 2 18 mm buttons
  • Others: scissors, pins, needles, sewing machine, measurement tape.

IMPORTANT: as we explain you in this video, seam allowances are, in general,  1.5CM. Take a look at the seam allowances included in every piece of the pattern for the perfect sewing process.

In this video, we show you the pattern pieces:

 

And in this video, we show you the interlining pieces to get the pattern pieces ready before sewing:

 

 

SOCIAL NETWORK


Share on Instagram your sewing process and your final garment and tag us using the hashtag #menthapattern and @thesewingrecipe  @larasanner

 

Happy Sewing!

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