Sew Beautiful: Make Stylish Handmade Clothing with Simple Stitch-and-Wear Patterns

Sew Beautiful: Make Stylish Handmade Clothing with Simple Stitch-and-Wear Patterns

by Kennis Wong

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Overview

8 Patterns, 18 Variations, 1 Stunning New Wardrobe

Stitch your way to a stylish new wardrobe with this collection of beautiful, modern patterns. Whether you are a seasoned seamstress looking for fresh projects or just beginning your sewing journey, you’ll learn something new from prolific designer Kennis Wong’s expert advice and accessible pearls of sewing wisdom. In Sew Beautiful, elegance and simplicity go hand in hand as Kennis guides you through 8 different patterns, each a closet staple you’ll be proud to wear. Well known for helping her readers find their most flattering fit, Kennis carefully designed each pattern for sizes 00 through 20, guaranteeing a finished garment that suits your taste, style and body type. And with 18 variations spread across these designs, there are so many options to mix and match!

Slip into the luxurious Castlepoint Faux-Wrap Skirt on a breezy summer day, or bundle up in the cozy Taktsang Dolman Sleeve Wrap for a cool autumn night. Going to a fancy event but can’t find anything to wear? Wow everyone when you tell them your Palermo Tiered Dress is 100 percent handmade. With Sew Beautiful in your crafting corner, a vibrant custom wardrobe is at your fingertips.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

As a self-taught sewist, I depend heavily on well-written, detailed sewing pattern instructions to help me improve my sewing skills and to get the best possible fit. This is Kennis’s superpower, and I’m so glad there is now a vehicle to get all that knowledge in one place!”
—Macharva Housley, co-founder of Sew Altered Style and creator of @Macsmakespace

“The attention to detail in this book makes for not only beautifully drafted patterns, but also for instructions that make the entire sewing process a complete joy. Kennis has created a collection of patterns that is ideal for a modern wardrobe, whether you are a beginner or an advanced seamstress.”
—Whitney Luckenbill, creator of TomKat Stitchery

“I love the classic, elegant designs, ingenious sewing construction, clear instructions and superb fit of Kennis’s patterns. I highly recommend Sew Beautiful—you’ll get amazing results with the projects in this book.”
—Karina Trinidad, creator of Lifting Pins and Needles

“Kennis Wong is a talented pattern designer with amazing design skills. This book is a must-have for your sewing library and guaranteed to be your go-to resource. Kennis will guide you along fit and construction, resulting in a beautiful and well-fitting garment every time.”
—Lori VanMaanen, Mood Sewing Network, Pfaff Brand Ambassador and Creator of Girls in the Garden

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781645671367
Publisher: Page Street Publishing
Publication date: 12/08/2020
Pages: 152
Sales rank: 146,034
Product dimensions: 9.20(w) x 10.30(h) x 0.70(d)

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