Basic Clothing Construction
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If you are learning pattern making and want to have the clothing construction information handy, would like to create your own designs or would just like to have all the information listed in one book instead of the individual sheets of paper that come with each pattern, this book will make life much easier for you.
"Basic Clothing Construction" gives you all the information you need to put garments together in a step-by-step easy to follow format.  This book is packed with how-to information on helping you sew better and includes:
Recognizing your figure type
Recording your measurements
How to choose your fabric
Preparing woven fabrics for cutting
Folding the fabrics, pinning, cutting and marking methods
Hand sewing techniques
Making the seams and keeping the seams straight
Dealing with darts
Working with pleats and gathering on garments
Types of collars and sewing techniques to put them together
Waistbands and facings
Sleeves of various types
How to measure hems
How to work with the different kinds of zipper closings
How to cut facings if you've made a change to the neckline or armhole of a pattern
And much, much more!
The beginning sewer to the advanced seamstresses will glean information that will help them sew better with added confidence.  Sewing will be a source of pride and accomplishment as you complete each project.  No home with a sewing machine should be without this book!