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Making suits / suit jackets out of Madras Patchwork
By BUD for Fabrics-textiles.com

If youíre looking for a lightweight fabric that you can wear during the summer, then you should consider buying some madras patchwork fabric. Not only is this fabric lightweight, it is also very fashionable and can be used to make a variety of clothes that will be suitable for many different occasions. If youíd like to save some money on summer clothing, then you might want to consider purchasing some of this fabric to make your own clothes. You can also purchase several different types of madras fabric and use them to make your own patchwork that you can use to make clothes that will keep you feeling cool during the warm summer months.

Some of the clothes that you might want to make out of your this fabric are shorts, shirts, and skirts. You can even make entire suits out of it. Suits made out of this fabric will keep you cooler than suits that are made out of most other fabrics. Madras patchwork suits are made like any other suit. They are constructed the same way, so you wonít have any problems making them if you have some sewing experience.

If, however, you havenít made a suit before, then you should follow some of these guidelines to help you make a madras patchwork suit that will look great and feel comfortable. Youíll need to know what measurements you need to take in order to make your perfect suit. To measure the shoulder width for your suit, measure from one shoulder to the next, but be sure to follow the curve of the shoulders instead of going directly across in a straight line from one shoulder to the next. When youíre measuring the length of you arm for the suitís jacket, start at the top of the shoulder and measure to the wrist. Itís best to stop at the thumb joint (where it meets the wrist) so that youíll have enough room and the suit will look right when you have your arm bent.

If you donít have experience making suits, then you might want to consult a suit that you already have. This can be a good guide for when youíre making your suit. Be sure to pick one that feels comfortable and looks good on you. You can use a piece of yarn to measure the length of the individual pieces of your suit and use the thread lengths to measure out the length of the pieces of your madras patchwork suit.

Making your own madras suit will cost you less money than if you bought one at a store. By purchasing the fabric you can also make sure that your suit fits you just the way you want it to. If you commonly buy your suits off the rack, you might find that your suit fits you better because it will be made specifically for your size.
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