Finally they face the most demanding made-to-measure challenge yet, making a traditional kilt from scratch. This iconic garment requires precision and skilful pattern cutting. The sewers take Patrick back to his roots, but whose ode to the Highlands will impress him most?
We have put together some information below, including Fabrics and Supplies featured in the episode (or similar) along with Tips, Techniques and other resources to get your creativity flowing.
Challenge 1 - Make a Boned Corset
Learn how to Make a Corset
Video Tutorial on Steel Corset Boning
Corset making secrets secrets
Take a Corset Class at Abakhan - The aim of this corsetry class is to offer beginners or advanced sewers the opportunity over two days to make-to-measure their own corset. Take a look
Online sewing class - Couture Finishing Techniques
Video - How to make your own Bias Binding
Challenge 2 - Back to the 80s to deconstruct a Power Suit
Video Tutorial - Clothing Deconstruction: Sewing Basics #1
Deconstruction Fashion by Alex Hess
Suitings, Tweeds & Tartans
Plain Fabrics Bi-Stretch
Challenge 3 - Making a traditional Kilt from scratch
Video Tutorial on making a Kilt
How to make a Kilt (with pictures)
Pleated tartan Mini Skirt
How to Sew a Modern Kilt
Video - How to make a pleated Chiffon Skirt
Pattern matching Tips
And of course you will need all of your Sewing Essentials which are used regularly in sewing, ranging from repair patches, marking & measuring equipment, machine accessories, scissors, pins & needles and more.
We offer a huge selection of zips including Concealed, Open End , Closed End and Chunky
We also have a great choice of Buttons and Ribbons , Interfacings , Threads , Cotton Seam & Bias Bindings and Elastics