Knight, Lorna Dressmaker's Technique Bible

ISBN 13: 9780715329542

Dressmaker's Technique Bible

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9780715329542: Dressmaker's Technique Bible

All the guidance you need to create beautiful clothes, whether you are following a pattern, adding embellishments or starting from scratch. The step by step instructions for a wide range of dressmaking techniques from basic patterns through to couture designs makes it suitable for beginners as well as sewers with more experience. Easy-to-follow, highly illustrated instructions explain the essential dressmaking techniques - allowing you to work confidently from a pattern to create beautiful clothes that fit perfectly. It features an at-a-glance guide to basic garment shapes and styles, cross referenced with the relevant techniques throughout the book. Includes advice on body shape, choosing the right fabric for the right garment as well as decorative sewing techniques such as embroidery and applique. It features step techniques for making basic garment details including waistbands, hems, sleeves, cuffs, necklines, collars, fastenings, pockets and linings. Suitable for beginners, or those who are already designing or making their own clothes, this is the perfect book for honing dressmaking skills and inspiring fashionable new designs.

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Lorna Knight studied textiles at Queen Mary University College in Edinburgh. She has worked as a clothes and lingerie designer and currently runs workshops on a range of sewing skills from high street to couture fashions. Lorna writes regularly for various sewing magazines and is the author of The Sewing Stitch and Textile Bible (Krause).


Tools & Equipment: sewing machines, patterns, threads...;
Body Shapes Guide; Style Grid: shirts, trousers, jackets, skirts...;
Manipulations: Seams, darts, tucks...;
Techniques: waist, cuffs, collars, sleeves, necklines...;
Embellishment Ideas: top stitching, machine embroidery, beads...;
Fabric Guide;
Glossary & Resources;

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Knight, Lorna
Editore: David & Charles Ltd (2008)
ISBN 10: 0715329545 ISBN 13: 9780715329542
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Descrizione libro David & Charles Ltd, 2008. Spiral-bound. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110715329545

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