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posaune

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ever done a Gehrock?
« on: October 23, 2017, 03:47:24 AM »
I'm sewing in the moment something like this:
http://www.kostuemkram.com/WebRoot/Store19/Shops/61748328/54F5/D959/1596/F424/F930/C0A8/2BBC/4561/M7003-2_ml.jpg
I could not upload the pic. It shows a "Gehrock" pattern from Simplicity. Back view
My question: In the center back there is an overlapp. I have lined the whole skirt. Now I fear maybe the opening will open.
(I have no opportunity for a fitting. It is for my grandson in Berlin)  And I remember that I knew once something about that kind of doing the back to make sure it does spread. Maybe some one out there knows it??? Or have I nothing to fear?
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Re: ever done a Gehrock?
« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2017, 11:55:36 AM »
The magnificent tools of the professional tailor
http://www.movsd.com/tailors_shears/  ;) ;D

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Re: ever done a Gehrock?
« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2017, 03:46:26 PM »
Spreading means your Rückenlänge is to long. If your measurement are correct, it should not happen.
By the way, you would notice such a thing. The young folks in Berlin will only admire your grandson in his beautifull Gehrock.
Hope this helps.

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Re: ever done a Gehrock?
« Reply #3 on: October 23, 2017, 04:17:08 PM »
Of course I have no experience but here are some articles I have found.

I hope one may be helpful.







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Re: ever done a Gehrock?
« Reply #4 on: October 24, 2017, 03:05:28 AM »
Oh I feared it. I hoped for a tutorial which says: No problem at all! :-) But in the deep folds of my brain somewhat like this was lurking!
As I have not measured him - ha, I'm not reponsible :-)))))

Thanks for your encouragement; pfaff260
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Re: ever done a Gehrock?
« Reply #5 on: October 25, 2017, 08:54:58 AM »
The wider the "tack over" (the overlap between the back panels), the less likely a gap will show.

Also, an old trick was to sew pennies or other metal weights in the coat tails, so they would hang straight down.