Dressmaking - The Complete Step by Step Guide
By Alison Smith
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley
ISBN 13/EAN: 9781409384632
Size: 229 x 276 mm
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-bystep 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.
• All the know-how you need to make, alter and customise your own clothes, from choosing the right fabrics and tools to key techniques such as hemming and hand stitching
• Create a complete wardrobe following step-by-step instructions and basic patterns for classic items such as pencil skirts, dresses and jackets plus how to customise them to make them your own
• Superb value - includes 12 basic scaleable patterns with variations so you can make 30 garments in total - and packed with essential advice and inspiration, this is the bible no seamstress can be without.
About Alison Smith
Alison set up her own shop, Fabulous Fabric, and sewing school, the Alison Victoria School of Sewing, near her home in Leicestershire. Her school is the largest independent sewing school in England and offers courses and workshops on all aspects of sewing. Alison is a regular contributor to Sewing World magazine, and has appeared on the ITV television series Ladette to Lady teaching dressmaking skills.