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How to Use, Adapt and Design Sewing Patterns By Lee Hollahan

How to Use, Adapt and Design Sewing Patterns by Lee Hollahan

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Summary

A guide to getting the most from sewing patterns, from choosing the right size to translating flat shapes into wearable garments.

How to Use, Adapt and Design Sewing Patterns Summary

How to Use, Adapt and Design Sewing Patterns: From Shop-bought Patterns to Drafting Your Own: A Complete Guide to Fashion Sewing with Confidence by Lee Hollahan

A guide to getting the most from sewing patterns, from choosing the right size to translating flat shapes into wearable garments. It shows you how to change the shaping, length and detailing to suit your own body shape, taste and style, and once you've mastered that it shows you how to make a new pattern out of a shop-bought pattern and even how to draft your own patterns from scratch. This book is suitable for the amateur as well as the more experienced dressmaker.

How to Use, Adapt and Design Sewing Patterns Reviews

'a useful guide' Sewing World (August 2010)

About Lee Hollahan

Lee Hollahan is a lecturer at the University of the West of England, teaching pattern cutting in fashion and fashion textiles. She has worked for a number of the high street labels in London while running her own freelance companies making costures for TV, film and stage.

Table of Contents

Introduction Basic Knitting Techniques All About Knitting Patterns How to Adapt a Pattern How to Adapt a Pattern with Cables Working with Intarsia Designing Your Own Patterns Ready-to-use Knitting Patterns Index and Credits

Additional information

GOR004915398
9781408120002
1408120003
How to Use, Adapt and Design Sewing Patterns: From Shop-bought Patterns to Drafting Your Own: A Complete Guide to Fashion Sewing with Confidence by Lee Hollahan
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
2010-01-29
144
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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