Preparing a try-on for first fitting

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  1. Despos

    Despos Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Cutting and preparing the canvass

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    11 am. What does it look like now?
     
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  3. TRINI

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    5 cm shorter.
     


  4. Despos

    Despos Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Preparing front dart
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    Attaching side body
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    Basting fronts onto the canvass
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  5. Despos

    Despos Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Turning the front edge
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    Basting the shoulder
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    Under collar, melton and linen
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    Basting the under collar
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    You actually left the belt guard on your sewing machine?
     


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  8. Despos

    Despos Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Why remove it? Please explain
     


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    Same reason everybody else does, I'd guess. The belt isn't really dangerous and the guard gets in the way of turning the wheel by hand. I was just wondering if it was some kind of liability or local ordinance thing.
     


  10. pebblegrain

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    Obviously there are at least 3 people working on this. Is one of them you? Could you do this by yourself?
     


  11. Despos

    Despos Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Prepping sleeves
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    Basting sleeves
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    Did this all happen in one day? Great thread, by the way. Keep them coming, Mr. Despos.
     


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    Out drinking?
     


  15. F. Corbera

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    Stephen Pulvirent, who has a blog called Simply Refined, is starting a series on a suit Chris will make for him, if you guys want to keep an eye out for a companion piece to this thread.

    Stephen has one of the nicer blogs, if you're into that. He ran a piece on Chris a few weeks back.
     
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