Clothing Alteration Secrets Revealed 3rd Edition: Clothes alteration book

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Judith Turner, 2010 - Self-Help - 228 pages
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 A practical guide to clothing alterations.  Physical book also includes Jean Genie on the inside cover which ensures the right hem allowance is created and allows to sew professional jean hem with domestic sewing machine. Covers most common clothes alteration needs like how to take in, let out, take up and let down.  Trousers, jeans, dresses, gowns. skirts, shirts, jackets and tee shirts and tops.  Learn how to sew tee shirt fabric with Judith's easy technique.

 

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Contents

Acknowledgements
3
Trouser Length Pinning
10
Mistakes People Make
22
Writing down measurements
28
Sewing
34
Casual Trouser Hem
40
Bagged Splits
46
Pinning
53
Taking in
115
Replacing zip
122
Dresses Gowns Skirts
129
Types of Hems
138
Taking In
144
Jackets
166
Taking In
188
Taking In
204

Writing down measurements Metric
62
Trousers Taking in
69
Letting Out
88
Replacing Zip
95
Jeans
102
Imperial Metric Explained
212
ClothesProtect from mothsilverfish
218
Stretch fabric Sewing stretch fabric
224
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About the author (2010)

Judith Turner is author of Clothing Alteration Secrets Revealed which is a practical guide to clothing alterations.  She lives in the Gold Coast Australia with her 17 year old dog Nina.  Her son and family also live in the Gold Coast.

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