How to Alter a Women’s Trench Coatby Maggie Lee Fun Gadgets Before it becomes colder and colder, we should prepare some warm cheap winter coats for women. No matter how cold the weather it is, we will not sacrifice the fashion and good looking for the weather by wearing many sweaters and other clothes inside. How to keep warm and keep a good looking at the same time at winter? That is not a question, if you have a trench coat. Since trench coat can help you keep warm easily alone, you can keep your fashion look in the winter. As a result, trench coat never goes out of fashion. However, what we should when the trench coat become unfit any longer because of weight gain or loss? It is a really waste of money since it still is in good condition.
If you have basic sewing skill and patience, you can alter your trench coat by yourselves. After all, a right is not poor quality as other chic coats. So it absolute a worthy job for your favorite coat. There are instructions for alteration of trench coat.
First of all, you should check the fit of the coat. If the coat become unfit for you because of your losing weight, it would be easier to alter it. You just measure your figure and write down the data.
Secondly, you should decide to how and where to alter the trench coat according to the criteria. If the coat is still too large, the side seams can be taken in. Measure the amount the coat has to be taken in and divide the increase equally between all the seams. It should point to an area of fullness, shoulder seams should not pucker, and the back should fit smoothly without pulling or buckling. In addition, sleeves should not bind or wrinkle across the shoulder cap, the hem should be parallel to the floor.
Thirdly, if your trench coat has a lining, you also need make some alteration to lining. Be carefully when you cut the seam of the lining. To be honest, it really is a little difficult to alter the lining because it is easy to ruin your coat if you cut wrong.
It is true that if you want the coat is still perfect as before, you should make sure that you have a great basic sewing, If not, you can have tailor to help you finish the job. Otherwise, you also can buy a new one from cheap women clothing online shop. As long as you can keep warm and keep the good looking, you can alter the trench coat by yourself or buy a new one instead.
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