Make your Own Clothes

Make your Own Clothes

20 Custom Fit Patterns to Sew

Book - 2008
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Baker & Taylor
Complemented by a patternmaker CD that includes ready-made computerized patterns, a practical handbook for fashion savvy readers explains how to use basic sewing skills and simple techniques to create a variety of stylish garments, accompanied by tips on sewing terms, stitches, fabric selection, pattern alterations, and more. Original. 20,000 first printing. Crafter's Choice Main.

McMillan Palgrave
With Make Your Own Clothes, creating custom-fit garments has never been so easy. Learn how to lay out the pattern pieces, transfer markings onto fabric, and create classic and contemporary styles with confidence.
Each project includes easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step photography for key stages with handy technique reference numbers.
All the patterns featured in the book are included in the accompanying PatternMaker CD. With this disk, simply enter your own measurements and the software generates a pattern made to fit your body. These can also be adjusted to ensure a perfect fit.
Lastly, useful reference flaps fold out with information for pattern symbols and basic hand and machine stitches. Regardless of your skill level, this easy-giong collection will appeal to both novices and seasoned experts.

& Taylor

Presents designs, patterns, sewing techniques, and step-by-step instructions for making clothes for girls and women, including a wrap skirt, sleeveless dress, tailored blouse, and shawl-collared jacket.

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2008.
Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
ISBN: 9780312376642
Characteristics: 128 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm. + 1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in.)

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