This is a really good book. I have been sewing garments for a long time, but had to stop for a "dope slap" a couple of times. I checked it out from my library, but decided I needed my own copy, so I ordered one from C & T Publishing.
Stress-Free Sewing Solutions
A No-Fail Guide to Garments for the Modern Sewist
Say goodbye to sewing F.A.I.L.s (followed-all-instructions letdowns)!
Perfect your professional handmade style with garment-making sewist Barbara Emodi by learning methods to understand common missteps and how to avoid frustrating mistakes. Plus, salvage your sewing “oops” with tips and tricks to recognize and rescue immediate errors with easy fixes. Each strategy is geared toward making every project a successful one! The comprehensive instructions and techniques are for every skill set, so even experienced sewists can learn surprising new ways to make facings, bindings, plackets, pockets, zipper openings, and more. If something you’ve sewn doesn’t turn out, flip through this book and find a F.A.I.L. (Followed-All-Instructions Letdown) that matches your issue!
- Sew garments with guided expertise on how to create beautiful details every time
- Step-by-step instructions teach you when it’s best to ignore what’s written in the pattern, and what to do instead for easier, more accurate sewing
- Master bound buttonholes, men’s sleeve plackets, welt pockets, fly zippers, and so much more
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