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A compact, comprehensive sewing handbook for anyone who wants to know how to make clothes at home.
Learn how to sew 19 classic garments, including dresses, skirts, jackets, trousers, and tops, with easy-to-understand, step by step tutorials. Everything you need to know to sew a capsule wardrobe of clothes is here: which tools you need, how to cut out fabric, and all the essential sewing techniques, such as machine and hand stitching, how to stitch seams, add a zip, sew a button on, make darts, attach facings, sleeves, waistbands, construct pockets, and much more. Includes 12 sewing patterns in nine sizes up to size 24, and full instructions for 7 further variations.
Whether you are a beginner dressmaker looking for a clear introductory guide or an experienced dressmaker looking for new sewing projects and a dependable reference, Dressmaking Step By Step is the book for you.