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You will be able to sew your own clothes by the end of this book

Uzor, Juliet2022
Create your own tailored wardrobe, avoid fast fashion, and learn a new sustainable skill with this comprehensive guide for complete beginners. There has never been a better time to learn to sew your own clothes. If you want to avoid harmful fast fashion, create sustainable pieces for yourself and one-of-a-kind gifts for loved ones, and curate your own perfect wardrobe, this is the book you need. Get started with the core skills such as how to make accurate measurements, how to use a sewing machine, and how to follow a pattern. Once you've aced the essentials, move on to 15 stylish and straightforward projects (all patterns provided), from colourful headbands to eye-catching dresses and trendy sweatshirts. Some of the projects even teach you how to upcycle vintage and thrifted clothes to create gorgeous, unique items for your wardrobe. As the projects get more complex, you'll practise and perfect the skills you've learned, and build your confidence. By the end of the book, you will be able to tackle any new project with confidence and all the techniques and skills you need at your fingertips. So take some time for yourself, learn a new skill, and enjoy creating your own tailored wardrobe with this beautiful book by your side.
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You will be able to sew your own clothes by the end of this book / Juliet Uzor ; photographer: Kim Lightbody ; illustrator: Caitlin Keegan.
Uzor, Juliet, authorLightbody, Kim, photographer (expression)Keegan, Caitlin, illustrator
London : Ilex, an imprint of Octopus Publishing Group Ltd, 2022.©2022
159 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm + 1 pattern sheet.
Includes index.Includes QR code to download the paterns for all of the projects.
Learning to sew -- Basic sewing kit -- Fabrics -- Taking measurements -- Pattern sizing -- Adjusting sewing patterns -- Patterns and cutting layouts -- Get sewing -- Sewing a seam -- Finishing edges -- Glossary of essential terms -- Projects -- Upcycling.
9781781578223 (pbk)9781781578223
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LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Brighton LibraryAdult Non Fiction - Art and Craft646.404 UZOOnloan - Due: 13 Jul 2024
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