A Guide to Fashion Sewing

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Fairchild, 2006 - Design - 362 pages
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- Identifying Fashion Fabrics
- The Sewing Machine and Sewing Equipment
- Body Types and Size Charts
- The Pattern
- Method to This Madness
- Stitches
- Seams
- Darts
- Pleats and Tucks
- Bias and Bias Treatments
- Sewing with Knits
- Zippers
- Pockets
- Sleeves
- Collars
- Necklines
- Facings and Interfacings
- Linings
- Waistlines
- Hems
- Closures

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A guide to fashion sewing: a detailed illustrated approach to sewing

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The author outlines an 18-step theory, for sewing any garment, that is intended to eliminate the need to consult direction sheets. The theory may work for the majority of garments, but many pattern ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Connie Amaden-Crawford is a former instructor at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising,in Los Angeles, California. Her professional experience includes positions as a patternmaker, grader and design consultant. She is currently President and CEO of Fashion Patterns by Coni and is a nationally recognized fashion specialist. She has been featured in magazines such as Threads, Sew News and Notions and was a guest speaker on ABC's TV series HOME. She is the author of the bestselling Guide to Fashion Sewing 3rd Edition, and The Art of Fashion Draping 3rd Edition.

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