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All the guidance you need to learn dressmaking and create beautiful clothes, whether you are following a sewing pattern, adding embellishments or starting from scratch. The step by step instructions for a wide range of dressmaking techniques, from basic patterns through to couture designs, makes this the perfect guidebook for beginners as well as sewers with more experience.


Easy-to-follow, highly illustrated instructions explain the essential dressmaking techniques - allowing you to work confidently from a pattern to create beautiful clothes that fit perfectly. It features an at-a-glance guide to basic garment shapes and styles, cross referenced with the relevant techniques throughout the book.Includes advice on body shape and choosing the right fabric for the right garment, as well as decorative sewing techniques such as embroidery and applique.


It features techniques for making basic garment details including waistbands, hems, sleeves, cuffs, necklines, collars, fastenings, pockets and linings. Suitable for beginners, or those who are already designing or making their own clothes, this is the perfect book for honing dressmaking skills and inspiring fashionable new designs.

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All the guidance you need to learn dressmaking and create beautiful clothes, whether you are following a sewing pattern, adding embellishments or starting from scratch. The step by step instructions for a wide range of dressmaking techniques, from basic patterns through to couture designs, makes this the perfect guidebook for beginners as well as sewers with more experience.

Easy-to-follow, highly illustrated instructions explain the essential dressmaking techniques - allowing you to work confidently from a pattern to create beautiful clothes that fit perfectly. It features an at-a-glance guide to basic garment shapes and styles, cross referenced with the relevant techniques throughout the book.Includes advice on body shape and choosing the right fabric for the right garment, as well as decorative sewing techniques such as embroidery and applique.

It features techniques for making basic garment details including waistbands, hems, sleeves, cuffs, necklines, collars, fastenings, pockets and linings. Suitable for beginners, or those who are already designing or making their own clothes, this is the perfect book for honing dressmaking skills and inspiring fashionable new designs.

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About the Author Lorna Knight studied textiles at Queen Mary University College in Edinburgh. She has worked as a clothes and lingerie designer and currently runs workshops on a range of sewing skills from high street to couture fashions. Lorna writes regularly for various sewing magazines and is the author of The Sewing Stitch and Textile Bible.
ISBN-10 1446304922
ISBN-13 9781446304921
Number of Pages 272
Author Lorna Knight
Publisher David & Charles
Book Year 2014
Accessories Type Books
Technique Dressmaking, Sewing
Theme Clothes, Skills
Supplier Code 9781446304921
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