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#1 Sator



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Posted 26 September 2011 - 09:50 PM

A ladies' suit with a single-breasted panel coat with double-breasted lapels to button-three:

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Posted 27 September 2011 - 02:14 PM

Is it not time to show your work as a tailor instead of publishing draft after draft. I wish you would document how you sew those things together so I can see results where I could learn from, like in Rundschau. The forum becomes a place of talking not doing and showing by experienced people. In Face book I have 50 Tailors continuously showing their work. In this forum there is not a single professional showing something unless me. But I am still not perfect and have nobody who speaks my language. I am pretty much alone here. We have apprentice tailors here they know how to stitch miles of edge tape along a suit but we live today and not yesterday. So show your work now, so I can learn!

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Posted 27 September 2011 - 03:48 PM

Too time consuming is the answer. I haven't even photographed the last coat I finished. When I finished it I realised I didn't take my camera to the workshop. In fact, I usually don't take a camera to the workshop because it is too much of distraction thinking about the forum while I am in there. It is much quicker to scan texts and share stuff I find interesting. These texts help to illustrate ideas and concepts.

Generally I don't see much of a point in showing off finished coats from the workshop. Most tailors show this stuff off on Facebook etc as a way of promoting their business online - something I don't need to do.

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Posted 28 September 2011 - 07:14 AM

Oh Zuschneider,
you are very harsh with your words!
I appreciate the shown drafts very much and I compare them to the drafts I do. It stabilize the opinion I have about my own drafts or make me thinking about them.
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Posted 29 September 2011 - 04:34 AM

dear sator,
please do keep publishing as you usually do.
where else should we find these gems ...
the core of the garment is always the design, the draft.
a certain level of craftmanship is required to achieve the creation of a
handmade garment.it is a composition of different skillfully done "minijobs"
they always are the notes needed to play a tune.
thank you for this forum :give_rose:
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Posted 29 September 2011 - 12:56 PM

I share DZ's opinion. I don't dispute the utility of the drafts and journal photographs; they're very useful and I appreciate them greatly. However, there are many professionals here and very little work is posted. (Admittedly, some work in engineering, so modelling is not possible.)

Posting work is enormously useful because it allows others to learn vicariously, and I think that it's great that DZ posts his photos.

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Posted 29 September 2011 - 01:40 PM

I would love to see others' work, especially the professionals. I find it very inspirational!

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