Shirtmaking: Developing Skills for Fine Sewing

Paperback | October 1, 1998

byDavid Page Coffin

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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.

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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 authorita...

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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.

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 h...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.41 inPublished:October 1, 1998Publisher:The Taunton PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1561582646

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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.