The Classic Guide to Sewing the Perfect Jacket

(Book - 2011)
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Tailoring is the complete photo guide to sewing jackets and coats. Written by sewing professionals, this book teaches the trusted, proven methods for sewing tailored jackets with impeccable details and perfect fit. Written for the intermediate sewer who wants to move on to more challenging projects, this book ensures success with detailed, step-by-step instructions, more than 400 photos, in-depth discussions about products and how to use them. Tailoring offers guidance for every aspect of tailoring a jacket: fitting and pattern alteration, fabrics and tools, interfacings, interlinings, seams and finishes, hand stitches, collars, pressing, topstitching, shaping shoulders, setting in sleeves, sewing pockets, vents, and making perfect buttonholes.
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Creative Pub. International, c2011
ISBN: 1589236092
Branch Call Number: 646.43304 T133 2011
Characteristics: 128 p. :,col. ill. ;,28 cm
Additional Contributors: Creative Publishing International


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Nov 10, 2014
  • calvoer rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I'm working my way through a tailored jacket and have found this book to be an excellent resource. I may have to steal it from the library.

Feb 13, 2012
  • kabham rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This is a reissue of the old Singer Reference Library volume by the same title. It remains a good reference, and it is worth owning a copy.


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