- The step by step instructions for a wide range of dressmaking techniques, from basic patterns through to couture designs, makes this the perfect guidebook for beginners as well as sewers with more experience.
Easy-to-follow, highly illustrated instructions explain the essential dressmaking techniques - allowing you to work confidently from a pattern to create beautiful clothes that fit perfectly
All the guidance you need to learn dressmaking and create beautiful clothes, whether you are following a sewing pattern, adding embellishments or starting from scratch
- Suitable for beginners, or those who are already designing or making their own clothes, this is the perfect book for honing dressmaking skills and inspiring fashionable new designs.
- It features an at-a-glance guide to basic garment shapes and styles, cross referenced with the relevant techniques throughout the book.Includes advice on body shape and choosing the right fabric for the right garment, as well as decorative sewing techniques such as embroidery and applique.
It features techniques for making basic garment details including waistbands, hems, sleeves, cuffs, necklines, collars, fastenings, pockets and linings
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