Tailoring a Jacket

Author(s): Gill McBride


A jacket is a wonderful staple for any wardrobe--it's versatile, flattering, and stylish. This practical book explains how to make a jacket that can be worn with confidence, flourish, and pride. Using "speed" tailoring techniques, it explains fusible interfacings and finishes that are achievable for all home sewers, and will guide you to making a fabulous tailored jacket. Tailoring a Jacket includes a guide to fabrics, pattern choice and interfacings; advice on pattern matching; instruction on welt and patch pockets, shoulder pads and collars, as well as bound and machined buttonholes. It gives detailed help on lining and finishing your jacket, and ideas for alterations, and, finally, a step-by-step explanation with photographs to the full process.


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  • : 9781785007835
  • : The Crowood Press
  • : The Crowood Press
  • : 0.249
  • : August 2020
  • : .3 Inches X 6.77 Inches X 9.53 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Gill McBride
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 96