9781609010010

Guide to Fashion Sewing, 5th Edition

  • ISBN 13:

    9781609010010

  • ISBN 10:

    1609010019

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 06/22/2010
  • Publisher: Fairchild Books
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

The fifth 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. New to this Edition: - Step-by-step instructions are accompanied by large, clear illustrations - Tables provide one-stop information for selecting fabrics by garment category with tips on care, pressing, and sewing - Guidelines explain how to select linings and interfacings for typical fabrics with performance qualities and care tips - "Method to this Madness" chapter outlines the entire garment assembly process as a logical sequence so students will understand the step-by-step method of sewing dresses, blouses, skirts, or trousers - Appendices include: Metric Conversion Tables and Fashion - Sewing Resources - New Instructional DVD features video demonstrations of key sewing techniques and helpful tips to guide beginning sewers

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