Ms. Figgy's Garment School for Girls

Ms. Figgy's Garment School for Girls : Learn to Sew 15 Classic Pieces * Tweens and Teens-Sizes 10-16

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Learn how to make super-cute clothes from scratch that all your friends will want! Need a new dress? A chic clutch to go with that dress? No sweat! Also T-shirts, tank tops, pajamas, skirts-this book shows you how to make them all! Learn how to measure yourself, which fabrics work best for each piece, and easy sewing techniques. Patterns are included so that you can change necklines, sleeve styles, and skirt shapes, while learning how different fabrics drape and feel. You'll be your new favorite designer in no time! * Step-by-step photos guide you through making a new wardrobe! * Learn how to use any patterns and sew with lots of different fabrics! * Create a totally new look just by choosing different sleeves, necklines, and lengths on clothes you make yourself!show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 190 x 228 x 10.16mm | 408.23g
  • C & T Publishing
  • Concord, United States
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 1617450626
  • 9781617450624
  • 72,595

About Shelly Figueroa

Shelly Figueroa is the designer behind Figgy s Patterns, which features modern, stylish clothing for kids. Shelly spends most of her time in her studio, teaching kids how to design and sew. She resides in Oregon with her family."show more

Table of contents

Sewing Supplies Tools The Heart of Sewing: Fabric Sewing Need-to-Knows What is seam allowance? Finish a seam Proper Measurements Reading a size chart Using Patterns Hemming Projects Tank Top Round Neck V-Neck Scoop Neck Dolman Sleeve Top Scoop Neck Boat Neck Color Block (angled) Skirts Pencil A-Line Maxi Dress It Up Pretty Little Dress How to use any top and skirt together to make a hip modern dress Long Shirt How to add length to each top to make tunics Make It Casual Pajama Bottoms Shorts Cozy Tee Add a pocket Accessorize It Modern Asymmetrical Clutch Add a zipper Belted Bow Braided Headband About the Author Resourcesshow more

Review quote

If you have a budding sewist in your life, Ms. Figgy's Garment School for Girls is a must-have resource and pattern book. Author, teacher and pattern designer Shelly Figueroa has assembled 15 classic garments in sizes 10 through 16, plus a number of cute accessories. The book includes everything teen and tween sewists need to know to make a sweet tank, a dolman top, a pretty pencil skirt and more, with patterns included. Sew News, April/May 2016show more

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