Title: Easy Dressmaking Techniques
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:
260 x 185mmColour type:
Milner Craft SeriesImprint:
Sally Milner PublishingISBN:
1 86351 281 0RRP:
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