PatternReview com 1 000 Clever Sewing Shortcuts and Tips

PatternReview com 1 000 Clever Sewing Shortcuts and Tips
Author: Deepika Prakash
Publsiher: Creative Publishing international
Total Pages: 168
Release: 2011-01-19
ISBN: 1610581024
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

PatternReview com 1 000 Clever Sewing Shortcuts and Tips Book Excerpt:

This book contains the best hands-on insider sewing tips from the popular sewing website PatternReview.com, a community of more than 170,000 members. The entries are collected from the website’s enormous database of members’ shared comments and advice, rated by hits and reviews. Also included are five special how-to features by PatternReview.com's master teachers and pattern designers, who regularly conduct online chats and workshops (including Kenneth King, Susan Khalje, Sarah Veblen, Shannon Gifford, and Anna Mazur).

The Complete Photo Guide to Perfect Fitting

The Complete Photo Guide to Perfect Fitting
Author: Sarah Veblen
Publsiher: Creative Publishing international
Total Pages: 128
Release: 2012-01-01
ISBN: 1610581776
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Complete Photo Guide to Perfect Fitting Book Excerpt:

The Complete Photo Guide to Perfect Fitting is the ultimate reference for fitting test garments and transferring accurate adjustments to patterns. No matter what size or shape you are, wearing garments that fit perfectly makes you look and feel better. Rather than making commonly accepted changes to a commercial pattern, the method presented in this guide focuses on the way a test garment fits the body. The fabric is manipulated to improve the fit, and then those specific changes are made to the pattern. The result: patterns that fit perfectly! With The Complete Photo Guide to Perfect Fitting, you'll learn: The importance of a fitting axis and how to use it during a fitting How to recognize fitting issues, such as drag lines and folds How to manipulate fabric to solve common and unusual fitting problems How to transfer the fitting changes to your pattern easily Basic pattern-making skills to ensure accurate alterations See the fitting process from start to finish on basic garments, fitted on real people. Then follow fitting solutions on different body types. Hundreds of large color photos illustrate the techniques and concepts in simple step-by-step instructions. With these lessons, you will get the perfect fit for any body.

A Stylish Guide to Classic Sewing

A Stylish Guide to Classic Sewing
Author: Sarah Gunn,Julie Starr
Publsiher: C&T Publishing Inc
Total Pages: 412
Release: 2019-11-08
ISBN: 1617458732
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Stylish Guide to Classic Sewing Book Excerpt:

The authors of The Tunic Bible craft a “clever guide to the DIY creation of tried and true staples of a woman’s wardrobe . . . truly inspiring” (Publishers Weekly). Discover the secrets to sewing a stylish wardrobe with staying power! This spirited guide walks you through thirty timeless garments to make for yourself, including a must-have button-up shirt, tailored trousers, a flattering A-line dress, and the indispensable modern classic pencil skirt. With a conversational narrative, the authors have created an engaging, informative guide to sewing by tracing the origins of each garment, along with styling and sewing tips, charming fashion illustrations, and a modeled photo gallery. Pencil skirt pattern and instructions included! “This delightfully illustrated book featuring a conversational narrative chronicles 30 beloved classic silhouettes that lie at the core of women’s wardrobes . . . Each garment chapter laced with fascinating facts and trivia tidbits gives new meaning to why we wear what we wear . . . [a] keen guide to creating a fresh collection of timeless garments.” —Elysian “It should be inspirational to those just beginning to sew for themselves as well as those who just aspire to it! . . . With this book in hand, you will both sew and dress with confidence and style.” —Fifty Dresses “This book is so well-written and the illustrations are amazing.” —Girls in the Garden

Handbag Workshop

Handbag Workshop
Author: Anna M. Mazur
Publsiher: Taunton Press
Total Pages: 204
Release: 2014
ISBN: 9781621137771
Category: CRAFTS & HOBBIES
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbag Workshop Book Excerpt:

"This book presents 18 unique designer-lookalike handbags to sew, and teaches readers how to use favorite fabrics, leather, and faux leather to design and make the handbag of their dreams"--