How to Make Clothes That Fit and Flatter


How to Make Clothes That Fit and Flatter

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Sew Your Way to the Perfect Fit

By Adele Margolis


Fitting has always been the challenge.

To be truly well-dressed requires more than an elegant design or a prestigious brand name. Looking your best comes down to knowing where a garment should fit, and what to do when it doesn’t. While getting a perfect fit may sound daunting, with excellent illustrations and the expert advice of much belove Adele Margolis, attaining the ideal fit is very attainable.

In this classic guide, acclaimed sewer Adele P. Margolis offers simple instructions for creating clothing made to flatter your shape, with numerous how-to drawings and styling tips. With efficiency and style, you will gain the skills to:

· Choose the right size, figure type and foundation
· Use color theory and lines to create a flattering fit
· Transform flat patterns into garments
· Alter patterns to fit your figure
· Make the fabric fit the figure
· Make and use a basic pattern and dress form
· Stitch in and block in the shape of fashion
· Choose styles with an eye toward skillful fitting
· Make and fit a trial muslin, plus great suggestions on fitting procedures


Page Count: 314

ISBN: 9781635610895 (Hardcover)

ISBN: 9781626543409 (Paperback)

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