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    DescriptionThis title teaches the home seamstress how to make 5 classic garments for both men and women. It shows how to take proper measurements & make common adjustments as well as the basic order of construction for each garment. What are the building blocks of a great wardrobe? For men the shirt and trousers. For women the blouse, skirt, dress and trousers. "The Illustrated Guide to Sewing: Garment Construction" will teach the home seamstress how to make them all, as well as learn how to design and sew garments that flatter their figure and reflect their personal style. From learning how to take proper measurements and make a muslin, to fitting and making common adjustments, the basic order of construction for each garment, such as fitting the bodice before attaching sleeves, is covered. Detailed chapters on elements; sleeves, collars, waistbands, hems and more provide valuable insight on how each piece is created and joined to the whole. This is a perfect book for those who want to make their own clothing for style, fit or just for fun.


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    Title
    Garment Construction
    Subtitle
    A Complete Course on Designing and Making Clothing for Fit and Fashion
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Peg Couch
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 320
    Width: 190 mm
    Height: 228 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 499 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781565235090
    ISBN 10: 1565235096
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24210
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: CRA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.6
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 06
    BIC subject category V2: WFB
    B&T General Subject: 250
    Ingram Subject Code: CR
    Libri: I-CR
    DC22: 646.404
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A97603600
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 646.4/04
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A97602736
    BISAC V2.8: CRA009000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 53
    BISAC V2.8: CRA035000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: TT519.5 .G36 2011
    DC23: 646.4
    Thema V1.0: WJF, WFB
    Illustrations note
    full colour throughout, includes illustrations includes photographs
    Publisher
    Fox Chapel Publishing
    Imprint name
    Fox Chapel Publishing
    Publication date
    01 July 2011
    Publication City/Country
    East Petersberg
    Author Information
    Peg Couch is an amateur seamstress and book acquisition editor at Fox Chapel Publishing. With over 350 backlist titles, two magazines and over 35 new books each year, Fox Chapel specialises in educating and inspiring crafters working in a variety of mediums including sewing, woodworking and others.
    Review quote
    'a great introduction for those looking to progress to advanced techniques or who want to boost their wardrobe with some well fitting staples.'
    Back cover copy
    Expert Techniques to Take You from So-So Sewing to Professional Quality Regardless of the fashion details, all clothes are meant to be worn on the body- to be moved in, sat in, breathed in, walked in- and this relationship of design to fit and movement remains the basic factor in their overall construction. The more you understand about how clothes are cut and shaped and how you can contribute to their fit and quality by using the proper sewing techniques, the more satisfying your sewing will become. The Illustrated Guide to Sewing: Garment Construction will teach you how to make the building blocks of a great wardrobe- pants, blouse, skirt, dress, shirt- as well as learn how to choose and sew garments that flatter your figure and reflect your personal style. From learning how to take proper measurements, to choosing fabric and adjusting patterns, you will learn the basic order of construction as well as the details of assembly. Chapters on elements such as sleeves, collars, waistbands, hems, and more provide valuable insight on how each pieces are created and joined to the whole. Mastering and understanding these sewing techniques will enable you to produce clothes that are of a professional quality. Timelss Sewing Techniques that Never Go Out of Fashion The Illustrated Guide to Sewing Series teaches the classic techniques that have been employed by seamstesses and designers for years. Whether making a tailored suit, a little black dress, or custom drapery- this series covers everything you need to know about choosing fabric, taking measurements, altering patterns, fitting, design, and more. Other books in the series include: Couture Techniques Tailoring