Tailoring: The Classic Guide to Sewing the Perfect

Tailoring: The Classic Guide to Sewing the Perfect

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By (author) Creative Publishing International

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  • Publisher: Creative Publishing International, US
  • Format: Paperback | 144 pages
  • Dimensions: 208mm x 272mm x 13mm | 522g
  • Publication date: 26 May 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Beverly
  • ISBN 10: 1589236092
  • ISBN 13: 9781589236097
  • Edition: Revised
  • Edition statement: Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 400 colour illustrations
  • Sales rank: 45,993

Product description

Tailoring is the complete photo guide to sewing jackets and coats. Written by sewing professionals, this book teaches the trusted, proven methods for sewing tailored jackets with impeccable details and perfect fit. Written for the intermediate sewer who wants to move on to more challenging projects, this book ensures success with detailed, step-by-step instructions, more than 400 photos, in-depth discussions about products and how to use them. Tailoring offers guidance for every aspect of tailoring a jacket: fitting and pattern alteration, fabrics and tools, interfacings, interlinings, seams and finishes, hand stitches, collars, pressing, topstitching, shaping shoulders, setting in sleeves, sewing pockets, vents, and making perfect buttonholes.

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Creative Publishing international is a worldwide publisher of how-to books. The company's current retail offering includes over 300 titles on topics covering home improvement, home decorating, sewing, crafting, hunting & fishing, and photography. Over the past 15 years, CPi has developed high-quality photography step-by-step books with nationally recognized brand partners like Black & Decker and Singer.