Illustrated Guide To Sewing: Garment Construction: A Complete Course on Making Clothing for Fit and Fashion

Author(s): PEG COUCH

Craft - Fabric | Fashion/Costume

This title teaches the home seamstress how to make 5 classic garments for both men and women. It shows how to take proper measurements & make common adjustments as well as the basic order of construction for each garment. What are the building blocks of a great wardrobe? For men the shirt and trousers. For women the blouse, skirt, dress and trousers. "The Illustrated Guide to Sewing: Garment Construction" will teach the home seamstress how to make them all, as well as learn how to design and sew garments that flatter their figure and reflect their personal style. From learning how to take proper measurements and make a muslin, to fitting and making common adjustments, the basic order of construction for each garment, such as fitting the bodice before attaching sleeves, is covered. Detailed chapters on elements; sleeves, collars, waistbands, hems and more provide valuable insight on how each piece is created and joined to the whole. This is a perfect book for those who want to make their own clothing for style, fit or just for fun.

About the author:
Peg Couch is an amateur seamstress and book acquisition editor at Fox Chapel Publishing. With over 350 backlist titles, two magazines and over 35 new books each year, Fox Chapel specialises in educating and inspiring crafters working in a variety of mediums including sewing, woodworking and others.

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Peg Couch is an amateur seamstress and book acquisition editor at Fox Chapel Publishing. With over 350 backlist titles, two magazines and over 35 new books each year, Fox Chapel specialises in educating and inspiring crafters working in a variety of mediums including sewing, woodworking and others.

General Fields

  • : 9781565235090
  • : Fox Chapel Publishing
  • : Fox Chapel Publishing
  • : April 2011
  • : 229mm X 190mm X 10mm
  • : May 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : 646.3
  • : full colour throughout, includes illustrations includes photographs
  • : PEG COUCH