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Complete Guide to Dressmaking


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Jules Fallon began her career as an apprentice pattern cutter and gained her Fashion Degree as a mature student. She set up her own design company, designing and producing couture and ready-to-wear bridal and evening wear. Before setting up Sew Me Something, she was head of a college fashion department. Sew Me Something offers dressmaking workshops from a team of expert tutors. She lives in Stratford-Upon-Avon in the UK.

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Complete guide to dress making says it all really.

-- Shelly Lou Penk * Customer review *

brimming full of information and helpful tips.

-- Gereldine Curtis * Customer review *

The book says it's the complete guide, and believe me it is really just that. And much much more.

-- Lynne Callister * Customer review *

This is a superb book covering everything you need to know when dressmaking

-- Karen Turnton * Customer review *

A fantastic resource for all dressmakers, especially suitable for those new to dressmaking. Learn all the skills and techniques you need with step-by-step guidance throughout the book. Take your garment-making skills to another level. From choosing fabric and thread to couture sewing skills, it's all here in an easy-to-use format with clear photos and instructions. Please note that this book was also published as a hardback by another publisher. Includes all aspects of sewing including adapting patterns, cutting, pinning, seams, pockets, openings and closures, buttonholes, zips, sleeves, cuffs, collars, waistbands, cords, lace, frills, topstitching, working with stretch fabrics, hemming, linings and estimating fabric requirements. Great tips throughout the book too. An excellent resource.

* Karen Platt *

This resource will be vital for newbies and experienced stitchers alike, who are in need of a refresher. It covers all the major techniques you'll need to become a confident dressmakerfrom pattern cutting and altering to shaping and finishing techniques. It's built on years of teaching experience, so the handy trouble shooters will answer all of your questions before you've even had the chance to ask them!

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