Synopses & Reviews
A Guide to Fashion Sewing, 5th Edition, provides a comprehensive fashion sewing education for beginning and experienced sewers alike. Readers will learn how to assemble and construct designs of various styles using proven industry methods for more than 100 sewing applications. Chapters cover everything from sewing equipment, measurements, and pattern selection to actual garment assembly. Filled with easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions and large, clear illustrations, this book is an indispensible resource for creating fashionable and professional-looking garments.
The 5th Edition of this classic book on fashion sewing retains the large, helpful illustrations
and easy-to-read text of previous editions. A basic text for beginner sewers, it features step-by-step instructions that take the reader start-to-finish through over 100 sewing applications. Students will learn how to assemble and construct designs of various styles from basic through intermediate and advanced skill levels. A new Instructional DVD features video demonstrations of key sewing techniques and helpful tips to guide beginning
A basic text for beginner sewers, this book features step-by-step instructions that take the reader start-to-finish through over 100 sewing applications.
About the Author
Connie Amaden-Crawford is President and CEO of Fashion Patterns by Coni, a member of the Sewing Hall of Fame, and a licensed designer for The McCall Pattern Company under the Butterick label.
Table of Contents
The Sewing Machine and Sewing Equipment
Identifying Fashion Fabrics Equipment
Body Types and Size Charts
Planning a Design & Selecting Fabric
Method to This Madness
Pleats and Tucks
Bias and Bias Treatments
Sewing with Knits