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First time garment fitting : the absolute beginner's guide
First time garment fitting : the absolute beginner's guide
Veblen, Sarah2018
"In First Time Garment Fitting, sewing and design expert Sarah Veblen takes you by the hand and teaches you everything you need to know to adapt patterns so you can sew garments that fit just right. With detailed descriptions of essential tools and techniques, the easy step-by-step instructions will have you altering patterns and sewing tops, pants, and skirts that fit you to a T in no time. The projects introduce key skills you’ll use again and again for all your garment sewing."--provided by
Minneapolis, MN : Creative Publishing International, 2018.
128 pages : colour illustrations ; 28 cm.
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"Learn by doing; Step-by-step basics + projects."Includes index.
Machine generated contents note: 1.Fitting Fundamentals -- Understanding Fit -- Pattern and Fitting Basics -- Tools for Pattern Work and Fitting -- The Fitting Process -- Recognizing Fitting Issues -- Glossary of Patternmaking Terms -- 2.Creating A Fitting Muslin -- A Framework for Fitting -- Muslin Essentials -- Preparing A Muslin -- Adjusting A Muslin -- 3.Altering Patterns -- Making Flat Pattern Adjustments -- Transferring Muslin Markings To A Pattern -- Using Rulers To Adjust Seams and Seam Allowances -- Blending Seam Lines -- Adding Seam Allowances -- Lengthening and Shortening Patterns and Grainline Arrows -- Walking and Truing A Pattern -- Placing and Creating Notches -- Adjusting Patterns With Built-In Ease -- Truing Difficult Seams -- Moving A Seam -- Moving A Dart -- Truing Dart Legs -- Scaling Patterns Up and Down -- Working In An Efficient Order -- 4.Fitting Projects -- Skirt -- Bodice With Darts -- Bodice With Shoulder Princess Line.
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Beaumaris LibraryArt and Craft646.4 VEBAvailable