Lingerie Secrets: Sew a Perfect Fit for Every Body

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Intimate apparel can—and should—be comfortable, practical and sexy all at the same time. This book reveals the secrets for creating great-looking lingerie with a perfect fit. With more than 200 photographs and 60+ illustrations along with simple instructions, home sewers of all levels will breeze through the steps of pattern and fabric selection, drafting and altering patterns, working with specialty fabrics and notions, and creating a unique, personal fit, for special garments. Includes patterns for basic ...
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Overview

Intimate apparel can—and should—be comfortable, practical and sexy all at the same time. This book reveals the secrets for creating great-looking lingerie with a perfect fit. With more than 200 photographs and 60+ illustrations along with simple instructions, home sewers of all levels will breeze through the steps of pattern and fabric selection, drafting and altering patterns, working with specialty fabrics and notions, and creating a unique, personal fit, for special garments. Includes patterns for basic garments, tips and techniques for sewing with both knit and woven fabrics, and simple alterations for making specialty items out of basics.

Drafting and fitting for larger—and smaller—sizes
Creating unique, attractive garments to serve special needs
Tips and techniques for sewing and fitting

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Bones is a sewing teacher who has produced her own line of lingerie sewing patterns designed to aid sewers who have not been able to find comfortable, well-fitting lingerie in retail clothing stores and wish to sew their own lingerie. This practical book on sewing intimate apparel such as slips, bras, panties, and boxers teaches both lingerie design and how to modify a commercial pattern to insure a better fit. Buy for public libraries where demand warrants. Copyright 2000 Cahners Business Information.
David Coffin
If you ever wanted to make your own custom-fitted lingerie…look no further.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780873418522
  • Publisher: Krause Publications
  • Publication date: 9/28/2000
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 8.27 (w) x 10.89 (h) x 0.37 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 9, 2005

    1960's Revisited

    I was honestly dissapointed with this book. All and I mean ALL the designs in this book are for garments from the 60's, for a book written in the new millenium it is truly outdated. There has to be a modern text on todays undergarments.

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