Über den Autor
Connie Amaden-Crawford is President and CEO of Fashion Patterns by Coni, a member of the Sewing Hall of Fame, and a licensed designer for The McCall Pattern Company under the Butterick label. She is author of The Art of Fashion Draping, 4th Edition (Fairchild Books, 2012).
Preface 1: Getting Started: Sewing machines; Overlockers; Sewing equipment and tools; Pressing equipment and tools 2: Identifying fashion fabrics: An introduction to fabrics; Cotton; Linen; Silk; Wool; Other natural fibres; Synthetic and man-made fibres; Neither natural nor synthetic; Blended fabrics; Fabrics with pile and nap; Lace; Linings and interfacings 3: Body types and size charts: Women; Children; Adolescents; Men 4: Planning a design and selecting fabric: Planning a design; Selecting a pattern; Fitting the pattern; Pattern and fabric layout; Transferring pattern markings 5: Stitches; Key terms and concepts; Crimping and ease stitching; Gathering; Stretching and sewing elastic; Hemming stitches 6: Seams and shaping: Seams; Seam finishes; Darts; Sewing darts; Pleats; Tucks 7: Hems: Key terms and concepts; Marking and turning a hem; Rolled or merrow hem; Corner hem; Mitred hem 8: Closures: Key terms and concepts; Buttons and buttonholes; Hook-and-loop tape; Hooks and eyes; Zips Appendix Glossary of sewing terms Yardage conversion table fabric resources Index Acknowledgements
Packed with step-by-step sewing instructions and illustrations, this is a guide for all those with an interest in dressmaking, from complete beginners to more seasoned sewers.
Packed with step-by-step sewing instructions and illustrations, Fashion Sewing: Introductory Techniques is a guide for all those with an interest in dressmaking, from complete beginners to more seasoned sewers.