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Teach yourself visually fashion sewing

Author: Carole Ann Camp
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley Pub. ; Chichester : John Wiley [distributor], ©2011.
Series: Teach yourself visually.; Visual read less, learn more.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Uses color photographs and step-by-step instructions to provide a visual guide to fashion sewing, covering such topics as stitches, pattern pieces, mock-up muslins, hemline finishes, and refurbishing garments.
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Camp, Carole Ann.
Teach yourself visually fashion sewing.
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley Pub. ; Chichester : John Wiley [distributor], ©2011
(DLC) 2010943463
(OCoLC)499072417
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carole Ann Camp
ISBN: 9781118167120 1118167120 9780470881316 0470881313
OCLC Number: 773579933
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (283 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Contents: Tools and materials. Basic tools ; Fabric ; Thread --
Technique review. Basic machine stitches ; Useful hand stitches ; Tacks ; Edge finishes ; Straps, ties, and belts ; Closures ; Techniques for shaping ; Casings ; Points, corners, curves, and graded seams ; Embellishments --
Sewing from a pattern. Find patterns ; Choose a pattern ; The envelope ; What's in the envelope ; Adjust the length of pattern pieces ; Put the pattern on the fabric ; Mark and cut ; Use patternmaking software --
Find the right fit. Use a paper pattern to make alterations ; What is ease? ; Make a mock-up muslin ; Check the fit during construction ; Fitting pants --
Hems and hemlines. Prepare to hem ; Double-fold hems ; Single-fold hems ; Hemline finishes --
Waistline treatments. Waistbands ; No waistbands ; Casings ; Shirring --
Necklines, armholes, and straps. Necklines ; Collars ; Sleeves ; Facings ; Interfacing ; Other finishes for necklines and armholes ; Straps --
Skirts. Skirt lengths and shapes ; Design your own skirt patterns ; Pull-on skirt ; Basic straight skirt ; Basic a-line skirt ; Basic wraparound skirt ; Basic tiered skirt --
Pants. Pant lengths, shapes, and styles ; Elastic-waist pull-on pants ; Basic fitted pants ; Design a pair of pants by deconstruction --
Tops. An overview of top styles ; Shaping ; Make a boatneck top ; Sew a summer top ; Make a tank top --
Dresses. Dress styles ; Dress design elements ; A simple three-rectangle dress ; A sheath dress ; A peasant dress --
Recycle, refurbish, and repair. Make over your denim ; Update a t-shirt ; Change a skirt ; Fix a hem ; Resew a seam ; Mend tears and holes ; Fix pocket problems ; Replace buttons ; Reinforce buttonholes.
Series Title: Teach yourself visually.; Visual read less, learn more.
Other Titles: Fashion sewing
Responsibility: by Carole Ann Camp.

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Uses color photographs and step-by-step instructions to provide a visual guide to fashion sewing, covering such topics as stitches, pattern pieces, mock-up muslins, hemline finishes, and refurbishing garments.

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