The Complete Photo Guide to Perfect Fitting

The Complete Photo Guide to Perfect Fitting Author Sarah Veblen
ISBN-10 9781589236080
Year 2012-01-01
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Creative Publishing int'l
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""Reference for sewers with step-by-step instructions for fitting test garments on the body, then transferring adjustments to paper patterns before cutting out and sewing the final garment"--Provided by publisher"--

The Complete Photo Guide to Perfect Fitting

The Complete Photo Guide to Perfect Fitting Author Sarah Veblen
ISBN-10 9781610581776
Year 2012-01-01
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Creative Publishing international
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Here is the ultimate reference for fitting test garments and transferring accurate adjustments to patterns! No matter what size or shape you are, wearing garments that fit perfectly makes you look and feel better. Rather than making commonly accepted changes to a commercial pattern, the method presented in this guide focuses on the way a test garment fits the body. The fabric is manipulated to improve the fit, and then those specific changes are made to the pattern. The result: patterns that fit perfectly! With The Complete Photo Guide to Perfect Fitting, you'll learn: - The importance of a fitting axis and how to use it during a fitting - How to recognize fitting issues, such as drag lines and folds - How to manipulate fabric to solve common and unusual fitting problems - How to transfer the fitting changes to your pattern easily - Basic pattern-making skills to ensure accurate alterations See the fitting process from start to finish on basic garments, fitted on real people. Then follow fitting solutions on different body types. The lessons you learn will help you fit any body.

The Complete Photo Guide to Clothing Construction

The Complete Photo Guide to Clothing Construction Author Christine Haynes
ISBN-10 9781610588706
Year 2014-02-01
Pages 184
Language en
Publisher Creative Publishing international
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DIVThe Complete Photo Guide to Clothing Construction helps you master all of the techniques needed to sew clothes, including tops, dresses, pants, skirts, and even outerwear. This technique-driven book follows the entire process of clothing construction, including a section on the sewing machine and other tools/materials used, information on working with patterns and fitting, laying out the pattern pieces, cutting and marking, and on through every step of construction to the final button. Large, detailed photos guide you from start to finish and help give you a visual basis for learning the skills. /divDIVThis comprehensive guide is a long-lasting reference for anyone who sews clothes. It fills in all the technique details not supplied by manufacturers of the clothing patterns that most sewers use for all of their projects. This book explains the reasons behind the methods, warns of pitfalls to watch out for, and provides you with valuable tips that help you reach a satisfying, successful end with every project. Examples show both men's and women's fashions as well as children's clothes./div

Tailoring

Tailoring Author Creative Publishing International
ISBN-10 9781589236097
Year 2011-05-01
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Creative Publishing International
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Demonstrates how to create a tailored jacket with a list of tools, advice on selecting fabrics and patterns, and techniques for constructing and sewing each part of the garment.

Pattern Fitting With Confidence

Pattern Fitting With Confidence Author Nancy Zieman
ISBN-10 1440221189
Year 2008-06-23
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Krause Publications Craft
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Nancy Zieman's pattern fitting approach is easy - no cutting, slashing, tucking or pinching—just logical and easy pivot-and-slide techniques, providing a painless method to follow that results in a garment that is comfortable and attractive. Once you learn Nancy's techniques for fitting, you will find it easy to make every garment you sew fit your size and shape. Multiple fitting charts are included in the book, as well as an index for locating technical information at a glance.

Create the Perfect Fit

Create the Perfect Fit Author Joi Mahon
ISBN-10 9781440239656
Year 2014-09-02
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher Betterway Books
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Create the best fit for your body! In Create the Perfect Fit, Joi Mahon debunks traditional fitting rules and shares her measure yourself, measure your pattern style of fitting to help you achieve the best fit possible. With detailed instructions and illustrations, she'll walk you through the process of measuring your body, applying your measurements to a commercial pattern and creating an exact muslin that will become the base for any future pattern you sew. Learn how one pattern of any size can be adjusted to fit any body type. With Joi's tips and techniques, you'll eliminate fit anxiety and be sewing perfect garments in no time!

Patternmaking for a Perfect Fit

Patternmaking for a Perfect Fit Author Steffani Lincecum
ISBN-10 9780823026661
Year 2010
Pages 176
Language en
Publisher Clarkson Potter
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Instructs sewers with basic-level skills on how to alter and update favorite wardrobe articles and handbags with new fabrics and details, revealing the secrets of the "rub-off" technique used by fashion industry professionals to create patterns from existing garments. Original. A first book.

The Complete Photo Guide to Cake Decorating

The Complete Photo Guide to Cake Decorating Author Autumn Carpenter
ISBN-10 9781589236691
Year 2012-02-01
Pages 328
Language en
Publisher Creative Publishing int'l
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"Reference for cake decorating methods, including basic cake preparation and materials, piping techniques, fondant and gum paste accents, and miscellaneous techniques"--Provided by publisher"--Provided by publisher.

The Complete Photo Guide to Crochet

The Complete Photo Guide to Crochet Author Margaret Hubert
ISBN-10 1589234723
Year 2010-01-01
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher Creative Publishing int'l
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This is a comprehensive reference book on all aspects of crochet. This book provides a reference for all methods, including Tunisian, filet, intermeshing, broomstick lace, bruges lace, and freeform crochet. Includes step-by-step instructions for all the basic stitches and swatches of 100s of stitch patterns with complete instructions. Also provides instructions and patterns for 50 projects for garments, accessories, and décor items.

The Complete Photo Guide to Art Quilting

The Complete Photo Guide to Art Quilting Author Susan Stein
ISBN-10 9781589236899
Year 2012-06-01
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Creative Pub International
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""Reference book covering all techniques used for making art quilts with myriad photographic examples of finsihed quilts"--Provided by publisher"--

Fit for Real People

Fit for Real People Author Pati Palmer
ISBN-10 0935278435
Year 1998-01-01
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Palmer Pletsch Pub
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Provides step-by-step instructions for fitting women's patterns for all shapes and sizes, and presents techniques for sewing and creating personalized designs

The Complete Photo Guide to Felting

The Complete Photo Guide to Felting Author Ruth Lane
ISBN-10 9781589236981
Year 2012-08-01
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher Creative Publishing int'l
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This richly illustrated how-to book is a comprehensive reference for various felting techniques, including needle felting, wet felting, and nuno felting. With these easy-to-follow, step-by-step directions and hundreds of full-color photos, you’ll be able to explore these easy projects that provide fun opportunities for you to try the techniques. Galleries of unique felted designs and creations by renowned fabric artists act as beautiful examples and inspiration to pursue the hobby yourself.

The Complete Book of Sewing Shortcuts

The Complete Book of Sewing Shortcuts Author Claire B. Shaeffer
ISBN-10 0806975644
Year 1981
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
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Simple sewing shortcuts for hasslefree seams, reducing fullness, marking a hem, handling tricky fabrics, and many finishing touches are included in a guide which also features more than eight hundred drawings

Make Your Own Dress Patterns

Make Your Own Dress Patterns Author Adele P. Margolis
ISBN-10 9780486132310
Year 2012-03-07
Pages 480
Language en
Publisher Courier Corporation
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A nationally acclaimed sewing expert provides simple, step-by-step directions and more than 1,000 illustrations for making clothes for work, home, and play — everything from stylish skirts, dresses, and jackets to children's clothing.