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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Fashion Sewing [electronic resource].

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780470542972Series: Teach Yourself VISUALLY ConsumerPublication details: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2011.ISBN:
  • 9780470881316
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Teach Yourself VISUALLY Fashion SewingDDC classification:
  • 646.2
LOC classification:
  • TT648
Online resources:
Contents:
Teach Yourself Visually Fashion Sewing; Credits; About the Author; Acknowledgments; Table of Contents; Chapter 1: Tools and Materials; Basic Tools; Fabric; Thread; Chapter 2: Technique Review; Basic Machine Stitches; Useful Hand Stitches; Tacks; Edge Finishes; Straps, Ties, and Belts; Closures; Techniques for Shaping; Casings; Points, Corners, Curves, and Graded Seams; Embellishments; Chapter 3: Sewing from a Pattern; Find Patterns; Choose a Pattern; The Envelope; What's in the Envelope; Adjust the Length of Pattern Pieces; Put the Pattern on the Fabric; Mark and Cut; Patternmaking Software
Basic A-Line SkirtBasic Wraparound Skirt; Basic Tiered Skirt; Chapter 9: Pants; Pant Lengths, Shapes, and Styles; Elastic-Waist Pull-On Pants; Basic Fitted Pants; Design a Pair of Pants by Deconstruction; Chapter 10: Tops; An Overview of Top Styles; Shaping; Make a Boatneck Top; Sew a Summer Top; Make a Tank Top; Chapter 11: Dresses; Dress Styles; Dress Design Elements; A Simple Three-Rectangle Dress; A Sheath Dress; A Peasant Dress; Chapter 12: Recycle, Refurbish, and Repair; Make Over Your Denim; Update a T-Shirt; Change a Skirt; Fix a Hem; Resew a Seam; Mend Tears and Holes
Chapter 4: Find the Right FitUse a Paper Pattern to Make Alterations; What Is Ease?; Make a Mock-up Muslin; Check the Fit during Construction; Fitting Pants; Chapter 5: Hems and Hemlines; Prepare to Hem; Double-Fold Hems; Single-Fold Hems; Hemline Finishes; Chapter 6: Waistline Treatments; Waistbands; No Waistbands; Casings; Shirring; Chapter 7: Necklines, Armholes, and Straps; Necklines; Collars; Sleeves; Facings; Interfacing; Other Finishes for Necklines and Armholes; Straps; Chapter 8: Skirts; Skirt Lengths and Shapes; Design Your Own Skirt Patterns; Pull-On Skirt; Basic Straight Skirt
Fix Pocket ProblemsReplace Buttons; Reinforce Buttonholes; Index; Notes
Summary: Discover how your wardrobe (and your wallet) can reap what you sew Even the easiest garment sewing patterns won't come together correctly if you don't have the skills to execute them. Teach Yourself VISUALLY Fashion Sewing is the go-to book for aspiring fashion sewers who learn faster by seeing and doing than by wading through tedious instruction books. You'll get visual guidance on the specialized tools and skills you need to move beyond the basics to advance to garment sewing. Photo by photo and stitch by stitch, you'll learn how to make darts, pleats, and gathers; work wit
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Teach Yourself Visually Fashion Sewing; Credits; About the Author; Acknowledgments; Table of Contents; Chapter 1: Tools and Materials; Basic Tools; Fabric; Thread; Chapter 2: Technique Review; Basic Machine Stitches; Useful Hand Stitches; Tacks; Edge Finishes; Straps, Ties, and Belts; Closures; Techniques for Shaping; Casings; Points, Corners, Curves, and Graded Seams; Embellishments; Chapter 3: Sewing from a Pattern; Find Patterns; Choose a Pattern; The Envelope; What's in the Envelope; Adjust the Length of Pattern Pieces; Put the Pattern on the Fabric; Mark and Cut; Patternmaking Software

Basic A-Line SkirtBasic Wraparound Skirt; Basic Tiered Skirt; Chapter 9: Pants; Pant Lengths, Shapes, and Styles; Elastic-Waist Pull-On Pants; Basic Fitted Pants; Design a Pair of Pants by Deconstruction; Chapter 10: Tops; An Overview of Top Styles; Shaping; Make a Boatneck Top; Sew a Summer Top; Make a Tank Top; Chapter 11: Dresses; Dress Styles; Dress Design Elements; A Simple Three-Rectangle Dress; A Sheath Dress; A Peasant Dress; Chapter 12: Recycle, Refurbish, and Repair; Make Over Your Denim; Update a T-Shirt; Change a Skirt; Fix a Hem; Resew a Seam; Mend Tears and Holes

Chapter 4: Find the Right FitUse a Paper Pattern to Make Alterations; What Is Ease?; Make a Mock-up Muslin; Check the Fit during Construction; Fitting Pants; Chapter 5: Hems and Hemlines; Prepare to Hem; Double-Fold Hems; Single-Fold Hems; Hemline Finishes; Chapter 6: Waistline Treatments; Waistbands; No Waistbands; Casings; Shirring; Chapter 7: Necklines, Armholes, and Straps; Necklines; Collars; Sleeves; Facings; Interfacing; Other Finishes for Necklines and Armholes; Straps; Chapter 8: Skirts; Skirt Lengths and Shapes; Design Your Own Skirt Patterns; Pull-On Skirt; Basic Straight Skirt

Fix Pocket ProblemsReplace Buttons; Reinforce Buttonholes; Index; Notes

Discover how your wardrobe (and your wallet) can reap what you sew Even the easiest garment sewing patterns won't come together correctly if you don't have the skills to execute them. Teach Yourself VISUALLY Fashion Sewing is the go-to book for aspiring fashion sewers who learn faster by seeing and doing than by wading through tedious instruction books. You'll get visual guidance on the specialized tools and skills you need to move beyond the basics to advance to garment sewing. Photo by photo and stitch by stitch, you'll learn how to make darts, pleats, and gathers; work wit