Making Latex Clothes
A unique book on the secrets of making latex clothes. Ever increasing in popularity with fashion designers and film and theatre costumiers as well as the fetish market, latex clothing is a growing industry. This is the first practical book that shows dressmakers how to make the most of this innovative material by a leading maker of latex clothes.
The book covers all the basic tools and materials as well as preparation and techniques, including darting, pleating, gathering, hemming and full health and safety advice. This is followed by full details of openings and closings: zips, buttons, studs, ties and lacings as well as embellishments and special finishes. Full instructions are given for key items, including a simple skirt, trousers, T-shirt, dress and jacket. and there are is also essential advice on what can go wrong and how to prevent it.
The book concludes with advice on wearing and storing latex garments.