|LC Classifications||TT520 .T88|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||72|
|LC Control Number||75180140|
Clearly written, wonderful photographs and using "real" everyday women to illustrate how to fit clothing. (Thanks to all of the women who allowed Mr. King to use their body type in this book.) Mr. King said his "mission for this book was to help the female sewist better understand the shape she has and the best way to fit it."/5(). From tissue-fitting pioneers Pati Palmer and Marta Alto comes a new book whose title says it all: The Palmer/Pletsch Complete Guide to Fitting: Sew Great Clothes for Every Body!Fit Any Fashion ’s been 20 years since their last book about fitting and altering sewing patterns, Fit /5(). Topics like how clothes fit could also have been a lot easier to read if illustrations / photographs were provided. Unfortunately, there weren't many photographs. The good points were about her clothing tips - the use of adhesive tape to ke I loved the author's narrative / way of writing, but it's a book hampered by the lack of illustrations/5. This book stands out from the mass of standard and tedious style advice books out there. Someone who has actually had to dress actors, make sure clothes fit and look good and had to repair them in an emergency is well placed to give advice. Full of useful information on fit, laundering, when to bother tailoring and s:
One of the gifts I received for Christmas (from Mr. Felix) was a sewing book by Adele Margolis called How to Make Clothes that Fit and Flatter. I read this book cover to cover over the last 2 weeks as I was commuting to and from work. As my stop neared, it took a lot of effort to pull myself out of this book so I could get off the train. I have. And while there are some fantastic modern books dedicated to the subject of fit, How to Make Clothes That Fit and Flatter does a fantastic job of breaking down the issue of fit in a clear way. One of the reasons I love books by Adele Margolis is that she doesn’t simply address the what, but also addresses the why. Shop The FIT Bookstore for men's, women's and children's apparel, gifts, textbooks and more. Large Selection of Official Apparel Exclusives Flat-Rate Shipping. Make room in your dresser drawers by folding your clothes the right way. Find more great content from HGTV: HGTV YouTube Channel:
• Sewing for Plus Sizes - Creating Clothes that Fit and Flatter - A great book for Plus sizes! As a woman gets larger, it's not just the measurements that change - our overall proportions shift, too. This book addresses the different body types and proportions you commonly see in . Book Overview 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. A belt pulls the whole look together and carves out your figure under all those clothes, so all those layers don't swallow you up. Here's how it's done: Kathryn Wirsing/Katja Cho. Start at the tip of the shoulder (any side) and then take it around to the other side, till the end meets the tip of the same shoulder. Remember that the tape should be very close to the shoulder. This way, you get the measurement of the widest point of your shoulder. Bust.