Easy Dressmaking Techniques

Easy Dressmaking Techniques
Title: Easy Dressmaking Techniques
Author:
Kathleen Blaxland
Description: It is an art to take a flat piece of material and make it into a convex shape to fit the body. This book is a guide to help all age groups learn to sew and understand step by step instructions. It covers basic requirements for all beginning sewers and for anyone needing revision in their basic sewing techniques. Contains patterns.

No. of pages: 128pp
Cover type: Paperback
Trim size: 260 x 185mm
Colour type: Full colour
Series: Milner Craft Series
Imprint: Sally Milner Publishing
ISBN: 1 86351 281 0
RRP: A$29.95

Contents

Introduction. Sewing kit. Sewing with a sewing machine. Sewing samples. Pressing. Body measurement charts. Needle and thread chart. Reading a pattern. The toile. Cutting out. Tacking. Basting. Tailor tacks. Seams. Facings. Interfacing. Understitching. Topstitching. Darts. Bias strips. Bindings. Rouleaus. Gathering. Collars. Cuffs. Waistband. Setting in a zip. Sleeves. Pockets. Pleats. Hand-sewing. Buttonholes. Sewing on buttons. Hooks and eyes. Patterns.
sewing kit machine samples pressing body measurement charts needle threads reading pattern toile cutting out tacking basting tailor tacks seams facings interfacing under stitching topstitching darts bias strips bindings rouleaus gathering collars cuffs wa
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