Tailoring: The Classic Guide to Sewing the Perfect Jacket

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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: ...

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Overview

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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Sewing a perfectly tailored jacket seems like an intimidating process. A fine jacket requires a combination of the correct fabric, a suitable lining, and sewing techniques that go beyond the standard repertoire of most home sewers. This guide breaks into steps the art of sewing a tailored jacket and makes the process far less intimidating. Color photographs demonstrate exactly what each step should look like, and a variety of techniques are described at length. Those interested in experimenting with tailoring will appreciate this easy-to-use guide.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781589236097
  • Publisher: Creative Publishing int'l
  • Publication date: 5/1/2011
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 333,006
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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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.

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