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The Dressmaker's Companion : A Practical Guide to Sewing Clothes - Elizabeth Haywood

The Dressmaker's Companion

A Practical Guide to Sewing Clothes


Published: 1st September 2017
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Patternmaker and sewing expert Elizabeth Haywood offers you a comprehensive sewing reference like no other. Are you comfortable with a sewing machine? Moved beyond the sewing basics? Here's the book you'll refer to again and again for reliable, practical, easy-to-follow advice.

Among the many techniques included, you'll learn how to...

  • Install any type of zip
  • Sew a perfect dart, first time
  • Make a concealed front
  • Fit sleeves to large upper arms
  • Pleat perfectly
  • Sew a men's waistband
  • Cuff a pair of trousers
  • Make a pattern for a jacket lining (and then sew it)
  • Develop your sewing skills, master new techniques and discover the answer to your sewing questions.
With over 3,000 detailed illustrations, step-by-step instructions, clever ideas, troubleshooting and fitting advice all arranged in 41 chapters, The Dressmaker's Companion will enable you to sew with confidence.


The Dressmaker's Companion by Elizabeth M Haywood


I would recommend to a friend if the friend is a sewer. This book is a sewer's go to for construction of clothing, alterations for changing body shapes, fabric types and styles - all information necessary for the construction of great clothes. The illustrations are clear.




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ISBN: 9780646968247
ISBN-10: 0646968246
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 430
Published: 1st September 2017
Publisher: Cooatalaa Press
Dimensions (cm): 29.7 x 21.0  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 1.02