Author Topic: Trousers Ironwork - ABC des Schneiderhandwerk - simple long trousers extract  (Read 5700 times)

Schneiderfrei

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My Chinese - Mandrin extends only to saying my name and saying thankyou. ;(

I will leave the translation in English then.  I have put together a little glossary, and there are explanations in the text. Any problems post a question.

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mysewingpleasure

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Schneiderfrei,
Thank you for your patience with me.
I will print them out and do practice with the cut pieces in my hands, I will figure it out , I am sure. I do this to lady's pants as I was taught, except, I do not know properly where to "shrink"  and where to "scratch" now I can follow the pictures.
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Shrink is to make smaller using water and heat (with natural fiber cloth).
Stretch is to make larger using water and and heat (with natural fiber cloth).
A heavy hot iron is used to encourage the shrinking or stretching.

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Also, always stretch/ shrink a little more than you think you need. as the fibres relax there will be some shape lost

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I wou;d love to see the whole series of the ABC des Schneiderhandwerk translated. it seems a good little resource to have.