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AskMen.com Presents The Style Bible: The 11 Rules for by James Bassil

By James Bassil

The sort Bible is an imperative instruction manual choked with basics that each guy can use to enhance his gown feel and way of life. Divided into eleven principles, The kind Bible is helping you construct a flexible cloth wardrobe; coordinate diverse shades, styles, and add-ons; examine which outfits flatter your physique style; and navigate the worlds of trainers, denims, and watches. You'll additionally find out how to costume adequately for any get together or atmosphere, from conferences on the workplace to first dates and nights in town. With instructive illustrations and a great deal of suggestions, The kind Bible is vital examining for each guy who desires to costume to provoke.

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You will use these pieces to make your first pattern. Make sure the rise/crotch is close to your body, but not touching. It should be about 1" lower than your body, or wherever is comfortable for you. Remember that the rise/crotch seam is on the bias and will stretch and move away from your body with wear. Keep this in mind when fitting. I like to have a close fit at first and let the rise/crotch drop with wear. If the pants will be dry cleaned, the rise/crotch should remain as it was after your first wearing.

If the front seam and back seam are not the same shape, simply sketch a new line, averaging the two. 1 front and back crotch seams are at same depth and side seams match You want the seamlines to be the same shape, so cut the front and back side seams together. The inseams may differ slightly in shape, which is fine, so cut them separately. Vertically fold the back piece between the center line and the inseam so it is approximately the same size as the front piece. 2 Check to see that the crotch seam and the side seams line up, heightwise.

6" 6" 3" 3 /2" center line 3" 31/2" 1 center li ne crotch line Measure and mark the distance from the center line to the seamline. qxd 3" Define the shape of the crotch seam using a French curve. ” Define the shape of the crotch seam by using a French curve, a curved ruler, or tracing paper. If you use a French curve or curved ruler, find the area on the ruler that matches the curve of the crotch seamline. Make two marks on the ruler, one where the crotch seam begins at the top of the inseam, and one at the 3" line.

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