Sewing Shirts with a Perfect Fit: The Ultimate Guide to Fit, Style, and Construction from Collared and Cuffed to Blouses and Tunics

December 18, 2018|
Sewing Shirts with a Perfect Fit: The Ultimate Guide to Fit, Style, and Construction from Collared and Cuffed to Blouses and Tunics by David Page Coffin
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Do you long to get a perfect fit when sewing your own shirts and blouses? InSewing Shirts with a Perfect Fit, author, teacher, and shirt-sewing expert David Page Coffin shows how you can easily transform the patterns included with the book into three different customized basic shirt silhouettes.any body shape</STRONG>for men or women to achieve unique, personalized, and well-fitted basic shirt patterns for yourself or anyone else. The book includes detailed explanations ofessential techniques; clear, step-by-step photos; andbasic patterns for sizes XXXS to XXXLthat are included in a pocket behind the front cover.fitting options</STRONG>for shirts and learn how to <STRONG>drape fabrics</STRONG>to create a wrinkle-free garment. With these techniques, you''ll understand how to get a great fit with almost no measuring for any and all body types, including plus-size and athletic figures.couture-inspired draping methodson both standard and custom-shaped body forms (with great tips on how to make your own form), David then demonstrates how toadjust shoulder and side seams, necklines, sleeves, and armholes, and <STRONG>add darts</STRONG>or new seams to achieve the fit you want for each silhouette: loose, fitted, or tight.
shirt design and construction projects. These projects offer a variety of classic shirt, shirt-jacket, and dress shirt styles you can make and perfectly fit with the included patterns.
  • Correct ways to drape patterns in different fabrics for a great fit.
  • How to make a denim Western shirt with sleeve plackets and snaps.
  • Construction tips that will make your garments look more professional.
  • How to create a fitted wrapped shirtdress that can be any length.
  • Ways to position and reshape a yoke.
  • <I>Sewing Shirts with a Perfect Fit</I>will give you the skills you need to get the right fit every time!<BR
    David Page Coffin''scareer as a sewing expert, teacher, and writer began with a self-published how-to book about making custom shirts, which became a bestseller and led to an 18-year editor''s post atThreads magazine, where both his sewing and publishing skills found a worldwide audience. Coffin is also the author/creator of the author...
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    Title:Sewing Shirts with a Perfect Fit: The Ultimate Guide to Fit, Style, and Construction from Collared and Cuffed to Blouses and Tunics
    Format:Paperback
    Product dimensions:144 pages, 9.88 X 7.5 X 0.62 in
    Shipping dimensions:144 pages, 9.88 X 7.5 X 0.62 in
    Published:December 18, 2018
    Publisher:Quarry Books
    Language:English
    Appropriate for ages:All ages
    ISBN - 13:9781589239524

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