Classic tailoring techniques: a construction guide for men's wear

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Fairchild Publications, Mar 1, 1983 - Art - 245 pages
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This book is a detailed guide to the construction of men's wear; specifically, jackets, pants, and vests. A proven standard in its field, it examines patternmaking, from the taking of body measurements though muslin fittings and adjustment of the pattern. The authors cover construction of each item in depth, from the layout and cutting of the pattern though the final pressing of the finished garment. They also include illustrated instructions for basic alterations to sleeve length, side seams, darts,, shoulders, lapels, and other garment elements. Also provided is information on tailoring supplies, and on the hand stitches used in men's tailoring.

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Contents

TAILORING
1
THE PATTERN
9
THE FIT
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