Ultimate illustrated guide to sewing clothes : a complete course on making clothing for fit and fashion / Joi Mahon.
Book | Fox Chapel Publishing, Inc. | 2022

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288 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Includes index.
"The must-have handbook--C. Bauer, Mettler"--Cover.
Sewing basics -- Selecting and preparing fabrics -- Achieving the right fit -- Sewing classic garments -- Ultimate pants workbook -- Details of garment construction.
"The comprehensive manual on everything you need to know about how to sew clothes, Ultimate Illustrated Guide to Sewing Clothes is a must-have resource filled with valuable insight on sewing, tailoring, making alterations, and more! This 288-page how-to guide will equip you with every essential skill you need to sew almost anything from top to bottom! Opening with a detailed section on sewing basics that covers machine sewing and hand sewing techniques, equipment, tools, notions, ironing, and pressing, the book then moves onto other essential subjects, such as selecting and preparing fabrics and achieving an exact fit. Complete step-by-step technique tutorials will walk you through several processes, from making a muslin fit sample and laying out a pattern to sewing a classic dress, blouse, tailored jacket, and other garments. From there, you'll find a thorough pants guide with a tutorial on sewing a classic trouser, how to alter the pattern to create a variety of other styles, and a section on the details of garment construction for further sewing knowledge and proficiency. Learn how to take a pattern you already have and adjust it to your unique needs, install a zipper, use notions, and get a good fit out of any sewing pattern for any body type! Whether you're new to sewing or have experience, with this complete sewing manual, you'll expand your skill set and build your confidence to sew like the professionals. Enjoy the rewarding craft of sewing your own garments with Ultimate Illustrated Guide to Sewing Clothes!"--Amazon.com.
9781947163744 (paperback)
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