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Simple Tailoring & Alterations: Hems - Waistbands - Seams - Sleeves - Pockets - Cuffs - Darts - Tucks - Fastenings - Necklines - Linings

Simple Tailoring & Alterations: Hems - Waistbands - Seams - Sleeves - Pockets - Cuffs - Darts - Tucks - Fastenings - Necklines - Linings (Books & other media combined)

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This book features 10 tailoring techniques suitable for novice to intermediate sewers. It offers step-by-step instructions, illustrations and fabulous photography throughout. It includes practical information on equipment, fabrics, measuring and stitching. Revamp your wardrobe and maximise its usage with this comprehensive practical guide to maintaining and altering your clothes. Acclaimed costumer and expert tailor J Francois-Campbell guides you through ten tailoring techniques, covering everything from replacing buttons to changing a garment's shape. If you're looking for better-fitting clothes or simply to prolong the life of your garments, this book will show you how with easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions. Projects include: skirts, dresses, trousers, jackets, shirts, coats and capes, boiler suits, jumpers, waistcoats and ties.

Sport & HobbiesHandicrafts, decorative arts & craftsNeedlework, sewing & fabric crafts Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd Publication Date: 05/05/2016 ISBN-13: 9781861089595  Details: Type: Books & other media combined Format: Books
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Jay Francoise-Campbell is an accomplished costume maker and theatrical tailor with more than 30 years' experience in the garment industry. She is currently employed by the Royal Opera House, where she works on costumes for principal opera singers and ballet dancers, and mentors students and apprentices. Outside the opera house, Jay spends her spare time advising schools and online companies on children's historical clothing. This is her first book for GMC Publications.

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