Tailoring (Paperback)

The Classic Guide to Sewing the Perfect Jacket

By Editors of CPi

Quarry Books, 9781589236097, 128pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2011

List Price: 22.99*
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Description

Tailoring is the complete photo guide to sewing jackets and coats. Written by sewing professionals, this book teaches the trusted, proven methods for sewing tailored jackets with impeccable details and perfect fit. Written for the intermediate sewer who wants to move on to more challenging projects, this book ensures success with detailed, step-by-step instructions, more than 400 photos, in-depth discussions about products and how to use them. Tailoring offers guidance for every aspect of tailoring a jacket: fitting and pattern alteration, fabrics and tools, interfacings, interlinings, seams and finishes, hand stitches, collars, pressing, topstitching, shaping shoulders, setting in sleeves, sewing pockets, vents, and making perfect buttonholes.



About the Author

Creative Publishing international (CPi) is a worldwide publisher of how-to books. The company's current retail offering includes over 300 titles on topics covering home improvement, home decorating, sewing, crafting, hunting & fishing, and photography. Over the past 15 years, CPi has developed high-quality photography step-by-step books with nationally recognized brand partners like Black & Decker and Singer.



Praise For Tailoring: The Classic Guide to Sewing the Perfect Jacket

'An ideal sewing partner for those progressing to this level.'