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The Beginners Guide to Dressmaking: Sewing Techniques and Patterns to Make Your Own Clothes (Paperback)


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Do you dream of making your own clothes but are either new to dressmaking or struggle to follow commercially available patterns? If so, then this book provides you with everything you need to start sewing--complete with 6 full size pull-out patterns

The detailed instructions and step by step photography show you how to use the full-scale multi-sized patterns to create basic shapes but also they also include modular elements showing how to adapt and add items to the garments to enable you to achieve a wider range of styles and increase your skill level, e.g. changing the collar, adding in a pocket.

The 6 multi-sized paper patterns include a shift dress and maxi skirt, simple jacket, fishtail skirt, jersey top and trousers enabling you to create your own mix & match capsule wardrobe.

A complete resource of techniques and instruction for designing and making your own unique wardrobe

About the Author

Wendy Ward has her own business based in Brighton: MIY Workshop, where she teaches sewing, dressmaking and pattern cutting to adults. She also designs and sells her own range of sewing patterns: MIY Collection.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781446304945
ISBN-10: 1446304949
Publisher: David & Charles
Publication Date: November 19th, 2014
Pages: 126
Language: English