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Feb 02, 2015
| ISBN 9781465439918
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Feb 02, 2015 | ISBN 9781465439918
Learn how to make your own clothes with sewing techniques explained in a clear, simple way with Dressmaking Step-by-Step. Don’t let dressmaking become a lost art — learn how to make a dress or how to make clothes as gifts for friends with this step-by-step guide.
Compact but comprehensive, Dressmaking Step-by-Step includes classic fashions that fit in any wardrobe and can be customized to your own personal style. This is the modern sewing book for the modern sewer, a combination of dressmaking pattern book and technique guide to get you started as a dressmaker and help you grow with new techniques as you gain confidence in making your own clothes.
The Tools and Techniques section includes clear, visual guides to marking and cutting, creating darts and gathers, making waistbands, pockets, zippers, and more. Anyone new to dressmaking will love this resource, and even experts will appreciate Dressmaking Step-by-Step as a concise refresher course in the art of dressmaking and making your own clothes.
Alison Smith is an editor at a weekly New England newspaper. She has been a teacher and head of a children’s day-care center for many years. She lives in Rhode Island.
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