The Dressmaking Technique Bible - Lorna Knight
The Dressmaking Technique Bible by Lorna Knight is a fully updated version of the best selling The Dressmaker's Technique Bible, complete with an all-new fabric guide to choosing the right fabric for the right garment. Dressmaking is having a renaissance, driven by hugely successful programmes such as the Great British Sewing Bee and Project Runway. This dressmaking handbook offers all the guidance you need to create beautiful clothes, whether you are following a pattern, adding embellishments or starting from scratch. It includes step by step instructions for a wide range of dressmaking techniques from basic patterns through to couture designs making it suitable for beginners as well as more experienced sewers. Easy-to-follow, highly illustrated instructions explain the essential dressmaking techniques - allowing you to work confidently from a pattern to create beautiful clothes that fit perfectly. It features an at-a-glance guide to basic garment shapes and styles, cross referenced with the relevant techniques throughout the book. Suitable for beginners, or those who are already designing or making their own clothes, this is the perfect reference book for anyone interested in dressmaking and sewing.