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Illustrated Guide to Sewing: Garment Construction: A Complete Course on Making Clothing for Fit and Fashion

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What are the building blocks of a great wardrobe? For men - the shirt, and pants. For women - the blouse, skirt, dress, and pants. The Illustrated Guide to Sewing: Garment Construction will teach the home seamstress how to make them all, as well as learn how to design and sew garments that flatter their figure and reflect their personal style.

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Paperback, 176 pages
Published April 1st 2011 by Fox Chapel Publishing
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Laurie Carlson
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MUST-HAVE if you are going to sew clothing! This book is VITAL to your library if you are going to sew clothing! This book teaches you from the 'ground up' of sewing garments. There are not many types of books like this out there like this one to rely upon, except perhaps textbooks from schools of design, and then you are in the hundreds of dollars for one book. This book is your A, B, C and more of learning how to sew a garment. I only know this because when I was a teenager, (and when
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Toni
Apr 19, 2011 Toni rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2011, sewing
I own a lot of books about sewing and fashion, but rarely do I just sit down and read them. Mostly I use them when I need to know something specific. For this one, however, I actually sat down and looked through it from cover to cover and noted some of the things that differentiate this from other books.

This book is for a beginner and they do a very thorough job of taking you through the construction of a garment. Some of the things that stood out to me:

Explanations of the different type of mac
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