Make Your Own Patterns: An Easy Step-by-Step Guide to Making Over 60 Dressmaking Patterns

Make Your Own Patterns: An Easy Step-by-Step Guide to Making Over 60 Dressmaking Patterns

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by Rene Bergh
     
 

With this guide to patternmaking, it’s easier than ever to design a pleasing wardrobe, replace worn-out garments, and adapt clothing to changes in body shape. Expert instructions and fully illustrated techniques, show how to take measurements from clothes that already look and feel great, and transfer them to hand-drawn patterns, either full-size or to scale.

Overview

With this guide to patternmaking, it’s easier than ever to design a pleasing wardrobe, replace worn-out garments, and adapt clothing to changes in body shape. Expert instructions and fully illustrated techniques, show how to take measurements from clothes that already look and feel great, and transfer them to hand-drawn patterns, either full-size or to scale. There are patterns for any attire—skirts and dresses, jackets and trousers, blouses, shirts and tees—and they can be adapted for a variety of necklines, collars, and sleeves. The result is a wardrobe that’s original, fashionable, affordable, and comfortable for years to come.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845374563
Publisher:
New Holland Publishers, Limited UK
Publication date:
04/28/2006
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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Meet the Author

Rene Burgh is an expert in tailoring and has written several sewing books on dressmaking and soft furnishings.

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Make Your Own Patterns: An Easy Step-by-Step Guide to Making Over 60 Dressmaking Patterns 2.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Gabbo More than 1 year ago
This is a very good book. My only problem was to understand the instructions from letter to letter the first time, but after I figured it out is very easy and really help you to create your own patterns with all the modification you might need according to your body.
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