Thank you so much for the overwhelming responses to my Gucci-inspired Jasika Blazer in the past week! I tried to respond to each any every comment as best as I could. I had numerous questions about how I sewed the trim on my blazer, so I thought I would put together this tutorial. If you have questions about fabric and trim sourcing or my review of the pattern see my first blog post about my jacket here.
1″ Petersham ribbon
1/8″ lip-cord trim (available on Amazon and Etsy)
Clear quilter’s ruler
Fray check (optional)
Lite steam-a-seam 2
Rotary cutter (optional)
First, remove the seam allowances where the trim will be applied. I like to use a rotary cutter to avoid jagged edges.
Here, I am using the pocket flap as my example for instructions, but the steps are the same... [read more]