This book contains 17 different articles on making your own stylish, casual clothes taken from "Threads" magazine. They include information on many foolproof sewing techniques and the wide variety of design ideas will enable readers to get a finished look on ready-to-wear garments that will last for years. The book contains practical advice on many aspects of home sewing, including: sewing stretch fabrics for sport and leisure garments, manipulating pleated fabric to make a distinctive waistcoat or jacket, making reversible jackets, creating a perfect raincoat suitable for all seasons, embellishing old clothes, making a perfect shirt collar and much more.
About 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