Ultimate Illustrated Guide to Sewing Clothes - Joi Mahon
A Complete Course on Making Clothes for Fit and Fashion
A must-have resource filled with valuable insight, Ultimate Illustrated Guide to Sewing Clothes will equip you with every essential skill you need to sew almost anything from top to bottom! Opening with a detailed section of sewing basics that covers machine and hand sewing techniques, equipment, tools, notions, ironing and pressing, the book then moves on to other essential subjects such as selecting and preparing fabrics and achieving an exact fit.
Complete step-by-step technique tutorials will walk you through several processes, from making a muslin fir sample and laying out a pattern to sewing a classic dress, blouse, tailored jacket, and other garments. From there, a comprehensive pants guide and a section on the details of garment construction are provided for further sewing knowledge and proficiency. With this sewing manual as your guide, expand your skill set as you enjoy the rewarding craft of sewing clothes!