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Dressmaking : The Complete Step-By-Step Quide to Making Your Own Clothes
by Alison Smith

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Perfect for anyone interested in sewing -- whether it's updating an old top or creating an A-line skirt from scratch -- "Dressmaking" covers everything one needs to know to make, alter, and customize clothes.

Sewers will discover what supplies to buy and how to use them, the best fabrics to choose based on drape and weave, how to understand patterns and alter them, and the essential general techniques to master -- plus patterns and detailed step-by-step instructions are provided for a skirt, dress, shirt, tee, jacket, and pair of pants -- including suggested variations

Finishing up with tips and inspiration on alterations, repairs, and customizing any clothes, from dealing with holes and tears to lengthening and shortening sleeves, this handy guide is the dressmaking bible no budding seamstress should be without.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Perfect for anyone interested in sewing -- whether it's updating an old top or creating an A-line skirt from scratch -- "Dressmaking" covers everything one needs to know to make, alter, and customize clothes.

Sewers will discover what supplies to buy and how to use them, the best fabrics to choose based on drape and weave, how to understand patterns and alter them, and the essential general techniques to master -- plus patterns and detailed step-by-step instructions are provided for a skirt, dress, shirt, tee, jacket, and pair of pants -- including suggested variations

Finishing up with tips and inspiration on alterations, repairs, and customizing any clothes, from dealing with holes and tears to lengthening and shortening sleeves, this handy guide is the dressmaking bible no budding seamstress should be without.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780756698201
  • ISBN-10: 0756698200
  • Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
  • Publish Date: August 2012
  • Page Count: 320


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