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By Matthew Frederick, Alfredo Cabrera

ISBN-10: 0446550299

ISBN-13: 9780446550291

The realm of the fashionista is delivered to brilliant existence with a hundred and one introductory classes on such subject matters as how a dressmaker anticipates cultural traits and "sees" the style client, the workings of the style calendar, the methods a dressmaker assortment is conceived, the manufacture of material, model representation, and more.

Illustrated within the notably certain packaged variety of the bestselling one hundred and one issues I realized IN structure institution, this new e-book on type layout can be an ideal e-book for any type university wannabe, a contemporary graduate, or perhaps a professional specialist.

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Point of dart 1 Tailor tack the dart as marked on the pattern, making one tack at the point and two at the wide ends. 2 4 5 Tack along the dart line, joining the tailor’s tacks. Remove the pins. 40 Tools and techniques Fold the fabric right side to right side, matching the tailor’s tacks. 3 Pin through the tailor’s tacks to match them. Machine stitch alongside the tacking line. Remove the tacks. 6 Sew the machine threads back into the seam line of the dart to secure them. 43). 8 The finished dart on the right side.

2 Using tailor’s chalk and a ruler, mark lines 11⁄2in (4cm) apart. Cut along these lines to make bias strips. 3 Join the strips by placing them together right side to right side at 90 degrees to each other. 4 Machine stitch across the join. There should be a triangle of fabric at either end of the seam. 5 Press the seam open. 5cm) tape maker. Facings 49 Attaching a neck facing This versatile technique for attaching a neck facing applies to all shapes of neckline, from round to square to sweetheart.

A pressing cloth may be required for delicate fabrics such as silk, satin, and chiffon, and for lining fabrics. 1 Place the fabric, right-side down, on the tailor’s ham. The point of the dart should be over the end of the ham. 2 Press the fabric around the point of the dart. 3 Move the iron from the point toward the wide end of the dart to press the dart flat, open, or to one side, depending on the type of dart. Darts 43 Gathers Gathers are an easy way to draw up a piece of larger fabric so that it will fit onto a smaller piece of fabric.

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