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Tailoring is the complete photo guide to sewing jackets and coats.

Written by sewing professionals, this book teaches the trusted, proven methods for sewing tailored jackets with impeccable details and perfect fit. Written for the intermediate sewer who wants to move on to more challenging projects, this book ensures success with detailed, step-by-step instructions, more than 400 photos, in-depth discussions about products and how to use them.

Tailoring offers guidance for every aspect of tailoring a jacket:

  • Fitting and pattern alteration
  • Fabrics and tools
  • Interfacings
  • Interlinings
  • Seams and finishes
  • Hand stitches
  • Collars
  • Pressing
  • Topstitching
  • Shaping shoulders
  • Setting in sleeves
  • Sewing pockets
  • Vents, and
  • Making perfect buttonholes

PRICE: $24.99 / Can$32.99 / £18.99

MEDIUM: Craft, Other Craft

FORMAT: Paperback

ISBN: 193885

SIZE: 8.25 in x 11in / 209.55mm x 279.4 mm

PUBLISHED: May 1, 2011

The editors of Creative Publishing international have created dozens of the best-selling books on home improvement, landscaping, home decorating, sewing, crafting, hunting and fishing, and photography. All books are exhaustively researched, written, photographed, and edited by veteran staff members with years of experience in their areas of expertise.