Understanding and Adjusting Sewing Patterns: To Make Clothes That Fit and Flatter

Understanding and Adjusting Sewing Patterns: To Make Clothes That Fit and Flatter

by Gill McBride

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Overview


Everyone feels good and looks better in well-fitted clothes. This practical book explains how to make garments that really fit you and flatter your shape. It is a step-by-step guide to understanding fully what is included on a sewing pattern envelope and the contents within, so that you can make the clothes you want look amazing. Aimed at those home sewers who have no confidence in fitting, this book will be your best friend and will guide you through the process of sewing successful clothes with a professional fit and finish.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781785004476
Publisher: Crowood Press, The
Publication date: 04/01/2019
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 6.75(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author


Gill McBride opened a successful sewing school more than 10 years ago.

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

1 The Pattern 11

2 Understanding Your Body Measurements 25

3 Sewing and Fitting the Toile 37

4 Altering the Paper Pattern 61

5 Fitting on a Dressform 85

6 Get Creative! 93

Glossary 94

Index 95

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