Synopses & Reviews
Now you can sew beautiful blouses every time. Easy Guide to Sewing Blouses will lead you through each step of making a blouse that fits and flatters. You'll learn how to choose the right pattern, find the fabric that suits it best, and put the two together. Packed with techniques and tips that most patterns don't tell you about, this book will help you learn skills you'll use every time you sew, including how to choose a flattering pattern; understand the back of a pattern envelope; customize your pattern for a better fit; work with silky, sheer, and other difficult fabrics; know which interfacing to use; add details that give your blouse a ready-to-wear look; get a perfectly pointed collar; set in a sleeve; and make an elegant button loop that actually fits the button; . Whatever your skill level, Easy Guide to Sewing Blouses will help you produce stylish garments with ready-to-wear quality and a personal fit.
Offers advice on choosing patterns, selecting fabrics, fitting a pattern, and selecting appropriate sewing techniques.
A step-by-step guide for making beautiful blouses with a ready-to-wear look that also flatter and fit. The author shows sewers her techniques and methods for creating their own stylish, custom-sewn blouses. Readers will learn how to choose patterns, select fabrics that suit them best, and confidently customize and sew professional-looking blouses. 161 full-color photos. 16 drawings.
About the Author
Long teaches classes on all aspects of sewing at G Street Fabrics in Rockville, Maryland.