It is an art to take a flat piece of fabric and turn it into a complex shape to fit the human body. It is equally an art to use and understand commercial sewing patterns.
In this book Kathleen Blaxland takes beginners step-by-step from reading a sewing pattern to using it, and finally to drafting one's own patterns. Along the way, in meticulous 2-colour illustrations, we learn about stitching techniques, seams, facings, bindings, darts, pockets, setting zips, setting sleeves . . .
- Publication Date:
- 02 / 11 / 2000
- 215 x 285 x 11mm