Sewing Tip 10

SlantedWeltPocket-Vogue If you have a round face and/or a round body, avoid repeating roundness in your garments with curved jacket edges and curved patch pockets.

Look for angular detailing such as welt pockets on a slant, pointed rather than rounded lapels, and squared off  jacket buttons.

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