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Designing Knitwearby Deborah Newton
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If you dream of creating your own knitwear designs, master designer Deborah Newton shares the secrets she's learned over the years. Newton offers in-depth information on shaping and fitting, color and graphics, dressmaker details, finding design inspiration, creating textured fabrics, and more. In addition, she includes patterns for 16 garments and dozens of partial schematics for you to develop into your own original designs.
Provides in-depth information on shaping and fitting, working with color and graphics, using dressmaker details, and finishing techniques, and includes instructions for sixteen garments.
No matter how well you knit, if the sizing is wrong, nothing works. In Good Measure, beloved knitting expert Deborah Newton has created the ultimate reference on how to personalize any knitted garment pattern for a perfect, flattering fit. Along with 25 garment patterns sized XS to 2XL, Newton provides an accessible and comprehensive approach to fit that knitters will turn to again and again.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 258-260) and index.
About the Author
Deborah Newton is one of the top knitwear designers in the United States. She sold her first sweater to McCall's magazine in 1982 and has since designed and produced hundreds of knitted garments for magazines and books. She also designs knitted fabrics for the Seventh Avenue garment trade.
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