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Silk fabric cutting and sewing skills
- Jan 22, 2018 -

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1.Shrink

If it is their own use, it is recommended that all the silk fabrics are first shrunk before the production, because the shrinkage of silk fabrics vary between 4% -10%, if not pre-shrink, made into clothes, in addition to dry cleaning, I am afraid There is no other choice. Reminded, silk fabrics must be soaked in cold water.

Shrink when you can add some silk in the water net or softener, so that both clean the fabric, but also can reduce the generation of static electricity.

Shrinking time My own experience is generally to choose four hours or more, so that the fabric drink enough water, so that it will not shrink again.

The best time to shrink each piece of fabric are soaked separately, so as not to stain between different colors.

Personal experience it is good before going to sleep a good thick silk wire wool or softener, and then put the water into a watertight plastic bag, each bag soak a piece of material, and then the bags are hung up in the morning Get up and then put the material out l dry.

 

2. Cut

The current experience is that the fabric must be ironed before cutting. Can be added in advance after the silk lining and then cut. It is not advisable for beginners to start out with silk fabrics as thin as onion skin, such as silk georgette, silk chiffon, and silk Ozar. To my current level, this is basically a nightmare. I hope you master educated, a lot to provide valuable experience.

 

3. Sewing

The first is the choice of pin number, in fact, not all of the silk fabric need to use the smallest sewing needle to sew. Needle number can be based on the thickness of the fabric and sewing their own level to choose, in general, the thinner the sewing material, the smaller the needle used

Affixed lining, generally used are two kinds, one is called water-soluble lining, the other is special silk lining. Water-soluble lining, as the name suggests Water soluble, usually when cutting or sewing to increase the fabric tension, can make cutting and sewing have become more simple. Currently I have not used, but the feeling, silk fabric washing more than once will reduce the luster and color of the fabric, so I do not really want to try. Listen to some experts introduced too light fabric in the sewing, the fabric can be padded with a blank sheet of paper and sewn together, the same can play to increase the role of fabric thickness. After that, just torn the white paper gently.

Silk lining, more commonly used in the production of silk clothing, many places will be used. Such as silk cheongsam waist, chest pleating Department, the sewing department generally need to add silk lining, on the one hand to increase the thickness and toughness of the fabric, on the other hand can also prevent the phenomenon of pulling the wire during the wear.

Many silk fabrics in the cutting and sewing is inseparable from the silk lining, such as silk twill silk production in the need for special attention, can not be pulled, the pull will lead to fabric deformation, so in the fabric stitching and edges are affixed with silk paste Lining to prevent deformation; some too light fabrics, such as chiffon, georgette, you can also draw a good line, before cutting, ironing directly at the sewing department and then cut the silk lining

 

4.Lock edge, curling

Silk fabrics are often involved in the production before the lock edge, curling, too light texture often make many novices a headache. Here to introduce a personal experience, is to lock the edge twice. The first lock when the universal foot pressure, fabric edge tile at the zigzag stitch fast sewn; then change the curling presser, because the fabric edge has been a sewing, the tension greatly increased, so curling It becomes much easier. According to the general thickness of the fabric curling method can easily roll out the beautiful side.

 

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