Sewing for Plus Sizes

Sewing for Plus Sizes

Design, Construction, and Fit for Ample Apparel

Book - 1999
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Baker & Taylor
Offers advice on selecting designs, fabrics, and colors, as well as making pattern adjustments and design modifications for sewing for plus and super-size figures

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Everyone looks great in clothes that fit, no matter what your size. If ready-to-wear doesn't do it for you, let Barbara Deckert teach you how to sew for your plus-size body with Sewing for Plus Sizes. She will guide you through the process of selecting designs, fabrics, and colors that flatter plus- and super-size figures. In addition, you'll get great techniques for sizing up any pattern (even those fancy designer ones!), special concerns for plus-size sewers, and lots of hints and advice make this the most useful sewing book you'll ever own.


In one of the first books for home sewers who wear size 14 or larger, a plus-size designer shows how to develop tailoring techniques for beautiful garments in larger sizes. 72 color photos.


Blackwell North Amer
Everyone looks great in clothes that fit, no matter what your size. If ready-to-wear doesn't do it for you, let Barbara Deckert teach you how to sew for your plus-size body. She will guide you through the process of selecting designs, fabrics, and colors that flatter plus- and super-size figures. Included are techniques for sizing up any pattern (even those fancy designer ones), special concerns for plus-size sewers, and lots of hints and advice.

Publisher: Newtown, CT : Taunton Press, c1999
ISBN: 9781561582846
1561582840
Branch Call Number: 646.404 DEC
Characteristics: vi, 153 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm

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