The Dressmaker's Companion (Paperback)

A Practical Guide to Sewing Clothes

By Elizabeth M. Haywood

Cooatalaa Press, 9780646968247, 430pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2017

List Price: 49.99*
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Description

Patternmaker and sewing expert Elizabeth Haywood offers you a comprehensive sewing reference like no other. Are you comfortable with a sewing machine? Moved beyond the sewing basics? Here's the book you'll refer to again and again for reliable, practical, easy-to-follow advice.

Among the many techniques included, you'll learn how to...

Install any type of zip

Sew a perfect dart, first time

Make a concealed front

Fit sleeves to large upper arms

Pleat perfectly

Sew a men's waistband

Cuff a pair of trousers

Make a pattern for a jacket lining (and then sew it)

Develop your sewing skills, master new techniques and discover the answer to your sewing questions. With over 3,000 detailed illustrations, step-by-step instructions, clever ideas, troubleshooting and fitting advice all arranged in 41 chapters, The Dressmaker's Companion will enable you to sew with confidence.