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Leather: Interfacing & Stabilizing Seams

Leather: Interfacing & Stabilizing Seams

In this leather lesson, we will teach you all about interfacing and how to stabilize seams, the way it is done in the sample room of the largest leather manufacturer in the fashion industry, GIII Apparel Group. Our leather expert will show you the correct interfacing to use, which parts of a jacket to interface and then he will demonstrate several different ways of applying the interfacing.

Module Description Step
1 Interfacing Prep 1-10
2 Fusing Interfacing Panels 1-3
3 Interfacing & Stabilizing Seams & Hems 1-7
4 Collar, Pocket & Flaps Interfacing 1-3
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MODULE 1 • Interfacing Prep

Step Description
1 We have chosen this stylish leather jacket to demonstrate how to choose and then apply interfacing to select parts of a leather garment.
2 Leather, which is an animal skin, has a certain amount of inherent stretch. Therefore, the preferred choice of interfacing for leather garments is a stretch fusible tricot.
3 Cut all of your pattern parts that call for interfacing for your particular leather garment. Here we are interfacing this jacket’s: Lower Pocket Facing, Placket, Yoke, Back Neck Facing, Back Belt, Upper Collar, Under Collar, Front Waistband, Back Waistband., Front Center Panel, Front Middle Panel, Back Middle Panel,Upper Collar Belt, Lower Collar Belt, Pocket Flap, Upper Pocket Facing, Back Upper Belt and Pocket Welt.


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