Threads Fitting for Every Figure

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Fitting is the most in-demand topic for sewers. Whether you are a home seamstress or a professional designer, knowing how to create garments that fit every figure is essential. With "Threads Fitting for Every Figure," the toughest fitting challenges are solved. This comprehensive sewing reference from the editors of "Threads" covers the basics of pattern fitting and includes easy-to-follow sewing techniques that are the hallmark of "Threads" magazine, a household name in garment sewing. With material appropriate ...

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Overview

Fitting is the most in-demand topic for sewers. Whether you are a home seamstress or a professional designer, knowing how to create garments that fit every figure is essential. With "Threads Fitting for Every Figure," the toughest fitting challenges are solved. This comprehensive sewing reference from the editors of "Threads" covers the basics of pattern fitting and includes easy-to-follow sewing techniques that are the hallmark of "Threads" magazine, a household name in garment sewing. With material appropriate for all skill levels, this book also offers solutions to intermediate-level fitting quandaries and advanced couture-level fitting techniques. Featuring 200 color photos and 100 illustrations, these pages cover everything from assessing your figure and working with patterns to fitting the bodice, fitting for pants and skirts, as well as specialty techniques. With more women learning to sew their own clothing and accessories, "Threads Fitting for Every Figure "is bound to be an instant classic.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781600853968
  • Publisher: Taunton Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/16/2012
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 278,175
  • Product dimensions: 10.60 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Located in Newtown, Connecticut, THREADS is the leading source for garment sewing. Designed to help sewers of all skill levels, the pages of "Threads" provide the right tools to create functional and fashionable clothing to last a lifetime. Must-have patterns, essential techniques, and expert advice are available at www.threads.com

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Table of Contents

Section I: Assessing your figure for a perfect fit
Section II :Tools for fitting
Section III: Working with patterns and muslin
Section IV: Fitting the bodice
Section V: Fitting for pants and skirts
Section VI: Specialty fitting techniques
Resources
Index
 

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