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. Provides clear instructions on taking key body measurements, and tips for seeing and understanding what your body shape actually is, explains how to fit on a dressform and how to adjust a dressform so that it resembles your personal size and shape. It encourages you to be confident and creative, and to take the next step with your dressmaking. Of great interest to all home sewers, dressmakers, tailors, costume makers and fashion students. Superbly illustrated with 145 colour images. Gill McBride is an experienced seamstress who runs her own sewing school - Sewing with Gill.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781785004483
Publisher: Crowood Press, The
Publication date: 07/23/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 96
Sales rank: 651,918
File size: 85 MB
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About the Author

Gill McBride is an experienced seamstress who is passionate about her work. She opened a successful sewing school over ten years ago - Sewing with Gill - which is now based in Perthshire. Her clear and enthusiastic approach has been enjoyed by her students for years, and is now evident in this essential guide.

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