Jackets for Real People: Tailoring Made Easy

Jackets for Real People: Tailoring Made Easy

by Marta Alto, Susan Neall, Pati Palmer
     
 

This new edition of a popular tailoring guide is double in size, adds color photography, and features new and speedier techniques that embrace fusible interfacing and an all-machine-sewn lining technique used in ready-to-wear. More than 700 photos and illustrations accompany instructions detailed enough to allow a

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This new edition of a popular tailoring guide is double in size, adds color photography, and features new and speedier techniques that embrace fusible interfacing and an all-machine-sewn lining technique used in ready-to-wear. More than 700 photos and illustrations accompany instructions detailed enough to allow a beginner who has never taken a sewing class to glide through chapters on patterns and fabrics, proper cutting and marking, methods for pressing and seam finishing, and how-tos that ensure a perfect fit. The choice and tailoring of collars, buttonholes, pockets, and mitered back vents are shown to create individuality and flair, while special sections provide information about stripes and plaids, men's jackets, finishing touches, and helpful tools and notions.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"These . . . authors and sewing consultants have long been known for their tips on simplifying sewing techniques."  —Handwoven on Easy, Easier, Easiest Tailoring, the first edition of this book

"Before-, during-, and after-fitting photos of real people in real garments . . . designed to cover every fit challenge imaginable."  —Sew News

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780935278668
Publisher:
Palmer-Pletsch Associates
Publication date:
09/28/2006
Series:
Sewing for Real People Series
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
879,811
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.32(d)

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