Synopses & Reviews
With this book you'll learn to: Design your own gown using the traceable bride; Select and combine patterns for your design; Tissue-fit your pattern; Embelish your gown using your sewing machine or serger; Sew all types of fabrics and laces; Shape and bone a fitted bodice; Make your own veil and headpiece; Use the latest sewing notions. Plus tips for dressmakers from a dressmaker.
This book is written for home sewers who want to create their own special gowns and for professional dressmakers who want to enhance their bridal sewing repertoire. Special dressmaker tips are included throughout the book and are especially useful for professional sewers. These tips are designed to give dressmakers specific information on dealing with customers, helping them make the many decisions about their gowns, and helping dressmakers with the business side of their custom sewing service. Full of detailed photographs, this book includes sections on fabric, fit, bridal sewing basics, sewing special fabrics, lace, headpieces, and veils.