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Teach Yourself Stitch Craft and Dressmaking Volume VII: Important Tips Before Stitching - Estimation of cloth and other tips
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,830. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2016 by Mendon Cottage Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - Needlework General
Introduction In the books published previously in this series, you learn how to do the drafting of patterns, as well as some model training patterns. However, there is one important point which you will want to know all about how you can get the right amount of cloth to fit your particular measurements.
Teach Yourself Stitch Craft and Dressmaking Volume V: Introduction to Sleeves and Collars - Drafting Patterns for Stitching Sleeves and Collars
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,850. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2016 by Mendon Cottage Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
Introduction So all right, you say, you can understand a book on shirts and also trousers, and how to draft them, and also stitching instructions for a couple of drafts, for practice. But why a book dedicated to sleeves and collars? Well, this is the most important part about how you are going to attach an ornamental, necessary portion of your garment to the main body.
Teach Yourself Stitch Craft and Dressmaking Volume IV: Pattern Drafting for Men and Practice Drafts - Trying your hand at drafting shirts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2016 by Mendon Cottage Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
Introduction In my previous books of this series, I touched a little bit upon pattern drafting, and how you can make your own patterns with a little bit of know-how. But when you are doing the pattern drafting for men, the drafting is going to be different than what how you do it for women and children.
Teach Yourself Stitch Craft and Dressmaking Volume VI: Introduction to Trousers and Slacks - Drafting patterns for stitching pants, trousers, and slacks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2016 by Mendon Cottage Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
Introduction I once remembered a pep talk being given by a baseball coach, to his team, which was not very enthusiastic about the coming baseball game. “So,” he thundered, “what is so scary about that other team? They also put their pants on one leg at a time, don't they.”
Teach Yourself Stitch Craft and Dressmaking Pattern Making and Drafting Layout: Volume III - Making Your Own Patterns for Dress Designing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016 by Mendon Cottage Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
Introduction The first two books in our series have given you information about the basics of stitch craft, and how you are going to measure the figure properly so that you can start setting out your drafting pattern.
Teach Yourself Stitch Craft and Dressmaking - Taking Measurements: Volume II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016 by Mendon Cottage Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
Introduction Now that we know a little bit more about preparation of the fabric – see volume I – and how to fold it before it is cut, we come to the most important part, designing dresses. This is taking your measurements and after that we are going to start doing the pattern drafting in volume III.
Teach Yourself Stitch Craft and Dressmaking - Dressmaking from A-Z: Volume I - Pre-Stitching and Drafting Information, Tips and Techniques
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,720. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016 by Mendon Cottage Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
Making your own clothes is one of the most interesting of skills that you can learn. Down the ages, people have learned how to design clothes through trial and error, with new fashion innovations being used as accessories in order to hold the clothes to the body. These included belts and brooches, which held tartans, cloaks, skirts, and other body coverings in place.