Make your Own PatternsPaperback - 2006
With this guide to patternmaking, it s easier than ever to design a pleasing wardrobe, replace worn-out garments, and adapt clothing to changes in body shape. Expert instructions and fully illustrated techniques, show how to take measurements from clothes that already look and feel great, and transfer them to hand-drawn patterns, either full-size or to scale. There are patterns for any attire skirts and dresses, jackets and trousers, blouses, shirts and tees and they can be adapted for a variety of necklines, collars, and sleeves. The result is a wardrobe that s original, fashionable, affordable, and comfortable for years to come."