Shirtmaking: Developing Skills for Fine Sewing

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Taunton Press, 1998 - Crafts & Hobbies - 173 pages
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Why make a shirt? Because, with the skills you'll learn in Shirtmaking, you can create elegant, custom-fit garments for a woman or man that look like the best money can buy. Includes full-scale patterns for collars, cuffs, plackets, and pockets, and complete instructions for developing custom-fit shirt patterns.

 

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Shirtmaking: Developing Skills for Fine Sewing

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The author, associate editor of Threads magazine, states in the introduction that he makes shirts "for the pleasure of the process, rather than as a time-saving or money-saving necessity.'' Designed ... Read full review

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This is a very useful book. I love it.

Contents

Developing a Basic Pattern
40
Collars Plackets Cuffs and Pockets
56
A Workshop in Precision Sewing Techniques
80
Sewing It All Together
110
Kionogramming Shirts
158
Index
171
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About the author (1998)

David Page Coffin is a painter, garment designer, and author of three best-selling books. He spent 18 years as an editor of Threads magazine. For more about David and his work, visit www.shirtmakingwithdpc.com and dpc-watermedia.blogspot.com.

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