Remember this thing? I started it a little over 3 years ago, and then abandoned it because I didn't know how to do welt pockets at the time.
|The collar looked mostly okay. But it was actually not.|
|Thank goodness I didn't attempt these 3 years ago.|
If I had then this waistcoat probably wouldn't have been salvageable.
|The now lapel-less canvas.|
|Backstitching the collar in place.|
|More backstitching in the armhole.|
|Getting them all lined up was annoying.|
|Hand sewing buttonholes.|
|They're lying nice and flat, and went on so quickly.|
|The whole edge is topstitched with a running stitch.|
|Pictured here with a red cravat that I never iron because I like how scrunchy it is.|
|Wow, I need to touch up my roots.|
|Here it is the next day with non-floofy hair and a different cravat.|