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Dressmaking Book

by Alison Mbe Smith

ISBN: 9780241459737
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Publisher Description

Tailor-make your wardrobe with this essential dressmaking guide. Discover everything you need to know to design, create, and customize your clothes. Guiding you through every stage of clothes-making in a clear, easy-to-understand way, The Dressmaking Book contains everything you need to make timeless wardrobe staples that can be easily adapted to suit your style.Choose the perfect fabrics for any project, try your hand at a range of machine-sewing techniques, and put your new-found knowledge to use with 13 downloadable patterns that can be adapted to create more than 30 stylish garments.With step-by-step guides and patterns to make classic dresses, skirts, tops, trousers, and jackets, alongside ideas for refreshing and reinventing your old clothes, The Dressmaking Book has everything you need to ditch fast fashion and create stunning, original clothes to suit your style.

Author Biography

Alison Smith is a sewing expert and tutor. Her sewing school, the Alison Victoria School of Sewing, is the largest independent sewing school in England. Alison regularly speaks at specialist sewing shows, is a regular contributor to Sewing World magazine, and has appeared on the ITV television series Ladette to Lady. In 2013 Alison was awarded an MBE for services to sewing and corsetry.

Product Details

Author
Alison Mbe Smith
Pages
304
Publisher
Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN-10
0241459737
ISBN-13
9780241459737
Format
Hardcover
Year
2021
Publication Date
2021-02-04
Short Title
The Dressmaking Book
Language
English
Subtitle
Over 80 Techniques
Audience
General/Trade