Can you alter a fully lined to a half/quarter lined suit?

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  1. shuuy

    shuuy Member

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    Had a made-to-measure suit. Love it, and the dimensions. But I wanted half/quarter lined and they gave me fully lined.

    Is this possible and worth a fight with my tailor (a top guy in Singapore), or should I just sweat it out?
     


  2. mensimageconsultant

    mensimageconsultant Senior member

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    It should be possible. However, whether a tailor wants to do tedious work for not much benefit....
     


  3. breakaway01

    breakaway01 Senior member

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    If you requested half/quarter lined then you should have every expectation of getting it. It is definitely doable, but it is more work because the exposed seams have to be finished on the inside of the suit.
     


  4. Shirtmaven

    Shirtmaven Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    live with it.
    if you are a regular customer, maybe the tailor will give you a small accommodation on the next garment.

    It will be very expensive if done properly.
    as the seams inside should not be left raw.
    this requires taping the seams.
    this is a lot of work
     


  5. clotheshorse69

    clotheshorse69 Senior member

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    Other than taking in the sides of a jacket or hemming the legs of a pant, I've found other jobs, while possible, to be more taxing than they're worth. Just buy another jacket.
     


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