Shirtmaking: Developing Skills for Fine Sewing

by David Coffin

The Taunton Press | October 1, 1998 | Trade Paperback

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Why make a shirt? Because, with the skills you''ll learn in Shirtmaking, you can create elegant, custom-fit garments for a woman or man that look like the best money can buy. Includes full-scale patterns for collars, cuffs, plackets, and pockets, and complete instructions for developing custom-fit shirt patterns.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 192 pages, 3.94 × 3.15 × 0.16 in

Published: October 1, 1998

Publisher: The Taunton Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1561582646

ISBN - 13: 9781561582648

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Shirtmaking: Developing Skills for Fine Sewing

by David Coffin

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 192 pages, 3.94 × 3.15 × 0.16 in

Published: October 1, 1998

Publisher: The Taunton Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1561582646

ISBN - 13: 9781561582648

From the Publisher

Why make a shirt? Because, with the skills you''ll learn in Shirtmaking, you can create elegant, custom-fit garments for a woman or man that look like the best money can buy. Includes full-scale patterns for collars, cuffs, plackets, and pockets, and complete instructions for developing custom-fit shirt patterns.

About the Author

David Page Coffin, a former editor at Threads magazine, is the author of Shirtmaking: Developing Skills for Fine Sewing (Taunton Press, 1998). He has conducted sewing and tailoring workshops throughout the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.
David has also been a frequent guest host on several online sewing forums and has hosted live chats on PatternReview.com. He has appeared on Sandra Betzina''s HGTV sewing program, and his instructional videos have been broadcast on YouTube.com and have received great reviews on ThreadBanger.com, PatternReview.com, and other sewing sites. David hosts http://makingtrouserswithdpc.blogspot.com/ and http://myvirtualworkshop.blogspot.com.
He lives with his wife, Ellen, in Brookings, Oregon.

From Our Editors

Exploring the construction methods of the world's finest shirtmakers, Shirtmaking: Developing Skills for Fine Sewing shows readers how to duplicate and improve garments using simple tools and techniques. With full-size patterns for collars, plackets, cuffs and pockets, this helpful volume provides readers with a wealth of authoritative advice, tips and techniques for creating perfectly tailored shirts. In addition, readers will learn how to master rolled hems, flat-felled seams and much more.

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