Make Your Own Clothes: Twenty Custom-fit Patterns to Sew

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If only all dressmaking books were as simple to use as this! Learn how to lay out the pattern pieces on the fabric, transfer essential markings and cut with confidence. The teaching project in each section is illustrated with step-by-step photographs featured at key stages. With 20 projects in total, you'll never run short on inspiration. The accompanying PatternMaker CD (which runs on Windows 95/98/NT/2000/ME/XP) combines easy-to-use pattern drafting software with ready-made computerised pattern collections. A simple step-by-step pattern wizard asks you to select the style and details you want, and let the computer draws the pattern for you - in the perfect size and fit! In addition, the custom measurements of each pattern can be adjusted before it's printed out. Moreover, a useful, ready-reference flaps fold out with information on what the pattern symbols mean and basic hand and machine stitches.

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"There are two brilliant aspects to this book, the first is that teaches basic dressmaking skills in a practical way and secondly that it includes a CD that will print out the required patterns sized to fit any reader!" Sewing World

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If only all dressmaking books were as simple to use as this! Learn how to lay out the pattern pieces on the fabric, transfer essential markings and cut with confidence. The teaching project in each section is illustrated with step-by-step photographs featured at key stages. With 20 projects in total, you'll never run short on inspiration. The accompanying Patternmaker CD combines easy-to-use pattern drafting software with ready-made computerised pattern collections. A simple step-by-step pattern wizard asks you to select the style and details you want, and let the computer draws the pattern for you - in the perfect size and fit!In addition, each the custom measurements of each pattern can be adjusted before it's printed out. Moreover, a useful, ready-reference flaps fold out with information on what the pattern symbols mean and basic hand and machine stitches. (25,000 words). Patternmaker is a global operation providing CAD-based design software for professionals and home sewers. No pattern making experience is necessary. Marie Clayton is a professional writer, who has worked on a variety of sewing and needlecraft books.

She is also an experienced dressmaker, who studied dressmaking and tailoring and has made a range of garments for both adults and children. She currently lives in France.

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