The Dressmaker s Technique Bible

The Dressmaker s Technique Bible

This book includes illustrated instructions, which explain the essential dressmaking techniques. It is suitable for beginners, or those who are already designing or making their own clothes.

Author: Lorna Knight

Publisher: David & Charles Publishers

ISBN: 0715329545

Category: Dressmaking

Page: 256

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This text presents a complete guide to fashion sewing techniques, whether you are following a pattern, adding embellishments or designing garments from scratch. Easy-to-follow instructions explain the essential dressmaking techniques, allowing you to work confidently from a pattern to create beautiful clothes.
Categories: Dressmaking

Dressmaking to Flatter Your Shape

Dressmaking to Flatter Your Shape

This book shows you how to take a standard commercial pattern in a larger size, make some smart adjustments, and end up with clothes that will give you a great, flattering fit.Dressmaking to Flatter Your Shape includes detailed information ...

Author: Lorna Knight

Publisher: A&C Black Visual Arts

ISBN: 1408170884

Category: Custom-made clothing

Page: 173

View: 180

Making well-fitting clothes is a challenge for many dressmakers, but especially so for those of us with a curvy shape or a plus-size. This book shows you how to take a standard commercial pattern in a larger size, make some smart adjustments, and end up with clothes that will give you a great, flattering fit. Dressmaking to Flatter Your Shape includes detailed information on selecting fabrics and choosing styles to fit your shape. It explains how to get a perfect fit out of any sewing pattern, with troubleshooting techniques to cover tricky points such as shoulders, necklines, sleeves, hips and waists. Using this book you will also pick up tips on how to personalise a pattern to your own style, by changing the collar or cuffs of a top, or even by drafting your very own skirt pattern from scratch!
Categories: Custom-made clothing

The Sewing Machine Accessory Bible

The Sewing Machine Accessory Bible

Explains which sewing-machine accessories to use when , with the aim of saving time, creating beautiful embellishments, working with difficult-to-handle fabrics and much more. Original.

Author: Wendy Gardiner

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780312676582

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 922

Explains which sewing-machine accessories to use when , with the aim of saving time, creating beautiful embellishments, working with difficult-to-handle fabrics and much more. Original.
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies

Dressmaking

Dressmaking

Dressmaking is packed with essential advice, inspiration and the patterns you need to create beautiful clothes making this superb value and the dressmaking bible no seamstress can be without.

Author: Alison Smith

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9781409375791

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 320

View: 229

Now in PDF. Dressmaking gives you all the tools you need to make, alter and customise your own clothes, from choosing the right fabrics to key techniques such as hemming and hand stitching. Create a complete wardrobe with 12 basic scaleable patterns and step-by-step instructions for classic items such as pencil skirts, dresses and jackets plus how to customise them to make them your own so you can make 30 garments in total. Dressmaking is packed with essential advice, inspiration and the patterns you need to create beautiful clothes making this superb value and the dressmaking bible no seamstress can be without.
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies

The Serger s Technique Bible

The Serger s Technique Bible

Provides information on getting the best use out of a serger, including how to set up the machine, how to edge fabrics quickly, and other techniques such as roll hemming and flatlocking.

Author: Julia Hincks

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9781250042729

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 326

Provides information on getting the best use out of a serger, including how to set up the machine, how to edge fabrics quickly, and other techniques such as roll hemming and flatlocking.
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies

200 Sewing Tips Techniques Trade Secrets

200 Sewing Tips  Techniques   Trade Secrets

Presents techniques to speed up sewing time, improve skills, and complete projects with a professional finish.

Author: Lorna Knight

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780312615772

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

View: 636

Presents techniques to speed up sewing time, improve skills, and complete projects with a professional finish.
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies

Ultimate Sewing Bible

Ultimate Sewing Bible

A Complete Reference with Step-By-Step Techniques Marie Clayton ... so you
can become familiar with their characteristics and uses, although further
information on fabrics is also covered in the Dressmaking and Home Furnishings
chapters.

Author: Marie Clayton

Publisher: Collins & Brown

ISBN: 9781911163299

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 304

View: 351

Sewing is an extremely rewarding hobby. With so many different fabrics, embellishments and trimmings now available on the high street and online, it is easier than ever to create unique clothes and home furnishings. Now available in paperback, this best-selling title is THE essential guide to sewing. Each chapter is devoted to one key area of sewing and provides clear and concise in-depth instructions along with step-by-step instructions for basic principles and more advanced sewing techniques. Learn about materials and equipment, and choosing the right machine to work for you in chapter one, then move onto fabrics and patterns in the following chapter. Once you re comfortable with the basic stitches, seams and techniques, learn how to make clothing, accessories and soft furnishings. With this book by your side, you will soon be able to make anything from a commercial pattern, and will also know how to alter patterns to suit your style. With a section on care and repair, you will find out how to look after and fix homemade and store-bought items. And if it can t be fixed, learn how fabric and trimmings can be reused or upcycled into something else. This comprehensive guide offers a glossary of sewing terms, clear instructions and hundreds of illustrations and diagrams showing each stage of the sewing process. It ll be the one resource that you will turn to time and time again.
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies

Authentic Victorian Dressmaking Techniques

Authentic Victorian Dressmaking Techniques

0486-45366-9 THE DORE BIBLE ILLUSTRATIONS, Gustave Doré. Detailed
plates from the Bible: the Creation scenes, Adam and Eve, horrifying visions of
the Flood, the battle sequences with their monumental crowds, depictions of the
life ...

Author: Kristina Harris

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486320175

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 144

View: 618

Vintage guide offered turn-of-the-century seamstresses clear instructions for altering patterns and creating shirt-blouses, skirts, wedding gowns, coats, maternity wear, children's clothing, and other apparel.
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles

The Sewing Bible

The Sewing Bible

A Modern Manual of Practical and Decorative Sewing Techniques Ruth Singer.
Dressmaking Making clothes is one of the most rewarding aspects of sewing , but
it is fraught with danger . Bodies are complicated shapes to fit — all those in and
 ...

Author: Ruth Singer

Publisher: Clarkson Potter

ISBN: PSU:000064209401

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 304

View: 975

A comprehensive resource is not only filled with easy-to-use instructions, it also contains over 750 full-color photos that complement explanations of both basic and advanced techniques and instructions for 20 functional, fashionable sewing projects.
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies

Library Journal

Library Journal

The sole concern is dress making , however , so patrons will have to go
elsewhere for instructions on creating home decorating items such as curtains ,
slipcovers , etc . This bible of dressmaking techniques will appeal to both the
novice and ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: IND:39000030161942

Category: Libraries

Page:

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Categories: Libraries

The Vogue Butterick Step by Step Guide to Sewing Techniques

The Vogue Butterick Step by Step Guide to Sewing Techniques

Presents five hundred fundamental sewing techniques, including basting, quilting, and seam construction.

Author: Butterick Company

Publisher: Sixth & Spring Books

ISBN: 1936096277

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 428

View: 820

Presents five hundred fundamental sewing techniques, including basting, quilting, and seam construction.
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies

May Martin s Sewing Bible 40 years of tips and tricks

May Martin   s Sewing Bible  40 years of tips and tricks

Mystudents often askme how to choosetheir firstproject. Build your skills
gradually, is what I advise them, and choose one within your capabilities.
Dressmaking takesyou on avoyage of discovery and there are many techniques
to learn.

Author: May Martin

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 9780007573059

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 320

View: 991

Star of the Great British Sewing Bee and doyenne of the Women’s Institute, May Martin has been teaching sewing for over 40 years. Now for the first time she shares her tips and tricks, offering the ultimate beginners’ guide to sewing.
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies

Harriet Powers Bible Quilts

Harriet Powers Bible Quilts

The technique , design , and patterning of the quilts show both African and
African American influences . ... animals , and the whale ; the dressmaker's form ;
the hair of Adam and Eve and Bob Johnson and Kate Bell ; the eyes for some of
the ...

Author: Regenia Perry

Publisher: St Martins Press

ISBN: UOM:39015031788972

Category: Design

Page: 24

View: 636

Categories: Design

Topical Reference Books

Topical Reference Books

Since the stepby - step illustrations focus on technique and not on today ' s
fashion , this title has an enduring quality . The sole concern is dressmaking . . . .
This bible of dressmaking techniques will appeal to both the novice and
experienced ...

Author: Charles A. Bunge

Publisher: Bowker-Greenwood

ISBN: UOM:39015025145684

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 892

View: 563

Like the other titles in Bowkers's Buying Guide series, it will be extremely useful... Booklist Topical Reference Books selects and recommends today's best specialized reference books. It gives librarians and teachers the help they need to make sound choices in a wide range of subject areas. It provides the titles, authors, publishers and ordering information for building strong collections of essential works, preparing for classes, or researching particular subjects. This book offers expert evaluations of over 2,000 preferred titles in 50 categores, from Advertising and Aging to Women's Studies and Zoology. In each category, you'll find: *Headnotes that provide background and suggestions for collection development *Core Titles that identify the most significant books *At-A-Glance charts to help you determine the suitability of particular works.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Journal of Narrative Technique

The Journal of Narrative Technique

... the Jewish dressmaker and midwife, in the small Jewish community in
Lilienkron. Eric describes Mother Loew as an “old creature fairly drowned in her
own fat” (112), her “revolting obsequiousness blended . . . with truly Biblical
hospitality” ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UCSC:32106011070502

Category: American literature

Page:

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Categories: American literature

Theatre Design and Technology

Theatre Design and Technology

TT657 . L6 ; Boston Public Library Discussion of decorating techniques
appropriate to the 1950 ' s . Very well illustrated . Bryner , Edna Dressmaking and
Millinery . ... 1927 . bus University of Illinois , Urbana " Simplified but practical and
useful approaches to biblical costumes , with ap- Woman ' s Institute Library of
propriate ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015022193513

Category: Theater architecture

Page:

View: 173

Issues for 1965- include "Recent publications on theatre architecture," no. 13/14-
Categories: Theater architecture

A L A Catalog 1912 1921

A L A  Catalog  1912 1921

Crawford 281 Dramatic technique . Baker 147 Dramatization of Bible stories .
Miller 141 Dramatized Bible stories for young people . ... Fales 100 Dressmaking
and millinery , Bryner 55 Dressmaking in the school . Cooke & Kidd 100 Drever ,
J.

Author: American Library Association

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015078672923

Category: Best books

Page: 409

View: 843

Categories: Best books

How to Use a Sewing Machine

How to Use a Sewing Machine

Sewing is the perfect hobby – it is relaxing, creative and extremely useful! But sewing machines can seem complicated. This book has everything you need to know to choose, use and look after your sewing machine with confidence.

Author: Marie Clayton

Publisher: Pavilion

ISBN: 9781910231678

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 300

View: 523

Sewing is the perfect hobby - it is relaxing, creative and extremely useful! But sewing machines can seem complicated. This book has everything you need to know to choose, use and look after your sewing machine with confidence. The first chapters will help you choose a machine, explaining which features to look out for. Once you've got your machine home, the step-by-step instructions will help you get to grips with everything. Learn how to set up your machine and its basic functions including: winding a bobbin, threading up and adjusting tension and stitch size. With plenty of information on basic dressmaking techniques, you will soon be tackling seams and hems, zips and buttonholes, gathers and pleats, binding and trimming. Feeling creative? Try out some decorative techniques - with machine embroidery, appliqué, patchwork and quilting. And if you get stuck, there is an invaluable trouble shooting section along with a jargon busting glossary. So whether you want to use your sewing machine to carry out simple repairs, customize and alter your vintage finds, create a whole new wardrobe from scratch, or make a stylish curtains and cushions for your home, be sure to have this manual by your side at all times!
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies

The Silk Ribbon Embroidery Bible

The Silk Ribbon Embroidery Bible

Gorgeous silk ribbon designs, from the simplest single rose to the sweetest spring posy, can be easily created with this unique new guide! This book features more than 100 ribbon designs using 50 different stitches.

Author: Joan Gordon

Publisher: Krause Publications

ISBN: 0896891690

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 256

View: 525

Gorgeous silk ribbon designs, from the simplest single rose to the sweetest spring posy, can be easily created with this unique new guide! This book features more than 100 ribbon designs using 50 different stitches. Designed with easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions, as well as charts and embroidered samples, even novice embroiderers can easily create each beautiful design. A simple key explains the order of work, and each design offers plenty of ideas for how and where to apply it. The book also features a hidden spiral binding for easy-lay-flat use.
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies