How to change the lining of a coat ?
With the passing of time it is possible that the lining of our coat preferred suffer some damage. Especially if used on a daily basis, our coat could bring a few holes in the liner . How many times it happened to lose keys, coins and anything else inside the pockets? So we are faced with two choices: throw the entire coat and buy a new one, or groped to save it because you’re too loyal. If we choose the second alternative , the only solution would be to change the lining in order to use again. In this article we will see how to change the lining of a coat without necessarily having to throw away.
- Lining new
- Sharp scissors
- Plaster seamstress
- Sewing machine
- Extensive table
- The first thing to do to change the lining to a coat is necessary to remove the old linerdamaged coat. We are careful not to tear while detach. This fact will serve as a model for the new lining that we will achieve. If it is damaged, it would become difficult for us to use it. So we pull away carefully all the seams, even those that hold together the various pieces of the old lining. In this way we will have many loose sheets that will form our model. Not to confuse their order, it is always better to number them.
- Roll out on a work surface the cloth we have chosen for the new lining, tightly stretched and stretched. We support over the various sheets that make up the old lining that we have just disconnected. Procuriamoci a special tailor’s chalk, easily found in common haberdashery. With this we draw the outline of the old lining on the new, leaving about two cm at the edges to the seams. With a pair of scissors cut along the edges that we track. Let’s make sure that the scissors are sharpened, otherwise sfilaccerebbero the fabric.
- We sew the sleeves, then the sides and finally the sides. To facilitate our task, we will follow the order that we established at the beginning with the numbering of the sheets. We pin with the pins and sew all the way around with the help of the small point.We slip sleeves lining inside the coat and sew even wrists. Then we pin the shoulders with two points inside, otherwise the lining will not adhere well to the fabric of the coat.So we support the coat on the table , making sure to spread it well. Now all that remains is sewing the lining the edge of the coat itself, and we will see that we have successfully saved our favorite coat.