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How to sew a Cape for prayer


Chador (special Cape for prayer, worn by Muslim women) in most cases is of a light cotton fabrics. If you plan on tailoring cadora for everyday wear, in this case, it is advisable to purchase a piece of silk polyester. In principle, every woman can easily select and use any matter, which will have her taste. Our article today we have decided to devote to how you can make chador.

We must start with the fact that the measured length of the future product. You need to measure down the back from the forehead right to the floor. After the measurements, you can go to the store and buy there a piece of cloth with a width of 1.5 m and a length that is two length measured earlier.

The purchased fabric should be the width folded in half (face side in) and plan to fold the middle, marking it with a pin. From the received point to the right and left need to put about 6 - 7 cm (ends denoted by A and C). Then the distance is measured to the wrist from the top of the head. This will be the length of the lines CD and AB. To mark the desired width for the hole, which will slide the hand enough to put the edge of the fabric hand and to mark both sides with pins the points E and F (this will be the distance DF and BE).

Excess fabric shall be cut by the lines CD and AB. Then the edges sewn. For persons between points C and cut a small hole (rounded). It is customary to place it on the front of cadora. Along the lines of the FX and EX are the side seams. Need to leave unsewn hole. 

Then chador is inverted and applied to check the length of the product. It should fully close. It can even pull on the forehead, covering their hair.

On the bottom cadora excess length is cut off. The bottom line should smoothly wrap up to the sides. In addition, it is important to remember that before cadora should always be slightly shorter than the rear section. Therefore, adjusting its length, it is preferable to cut mainly the front, i.e. the upper part of the cushion. 

All openings and hem cadora processed at your discretion. On the sides of the face you can sew pieces of tape or gum. That the Cape did not slide off the ends of the tape contact on the head.



Category: Turkey | Added by: 08.11.2017
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