Ultimate Illustrated Guide to Sewing Clothes: A Complete Course on Making Clothing for Fit and Fashion (Landauer) Installing Zippers, Using Notions, Slopers, Patterns, Tailoring, Alterations, and More Paperback – March 1, 2022

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Ultimate Illustrated Guide to Sewing Clothes: A Complete Course on Making Clothing for Fit and Fashion (Landauer) Installing Zippers, Using Notions, Slopers, Patterns, Tailoring, Alterations, and More Paperback – March 1, 2022 Ultimate Illustrated Guide to Sewing Clothes: A Complete Course on Making Clothing for Fit and Fashion (Landauer) Installing Zippers, Using Notions, Slopers, Patterns, Tailoring, Alterations, and More Paperback – March 1, 2022 Ultimate Illustrated Guide to Sewing Clothes: A Complete Course on Making Clothing for Fit and Fashion (Landauer) Installing Zippers, Using Notions, Slopers, Patterns, Tailoring, Alterations, and More Paperback – March 1, 2022 Ultimate Illustrated Guide to Sewing Clothes: A Complete Course on Making Clothing for Fit and Fashion (Landauer) Installing Zippers, Using Notions, Slopers, Patterns, Tailoring, Alterations, and More Paperback – March 1, 2022
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Make your own one-of-a-kind clothes!

Expert instruction on sewing, tailoring, making alterations, finishing, detailing, and more
Essential techniques and processes, from how to install a zipper and use notions to getting a good fit from any sewing pattern
Includes slopers so you can tailor your pieces for every body type
Bonus tutorials on how to make pants and fit material
Author Joi Mahon is an award-winning designer, instructor, licensed pattern designer, and creator of Joi’s Perfect Pattern and Fit Club
The comprehensive manual on everything you need to know about how to sew clothes, Ultimate Illustrated Guide to Sewing Clothes is a must-have resource filled with valuable insight on sewing, tailoring, making alterations, and more!

This 288-page how-to guide will equip you with every essential skill you need to sew almost anything from top to bottom! Opening with a detailed section on sewing basics that covers machine sewing and hand sewing techniques, equipment, tools, notions, ironing, and pressing, the book then moves onto other essential subjects, such as selecting and preparing fabrics and achieving an exact fit.

Complete step-by-step technique tutorials will walk you through several processes, from making a muslin fit sample and laying out a pattern to sewing a classic dress, blouse, tailored jacket, and other garments. From there, you’ll find a thorough pants guide with a tutorial on sewing a classic trouser, how to alter the pattern to create a variety of other styles, and a section on the details of garment construction for further sewing knowledge and proficiency. Learn how to take a pattern you already have and adjust it to your unique needs, install a zipper, use notions, and get a good fit out of any sewing pattern for any body type!

Whether you’re new to sewing or have experience, with this complete sewing manual, you’ll expand your skill set and build your confidence to sew like the professionals. Enjoy the rewarding craft of sewing your own garments with Ultimate Illustrated Guide to Sewing Clothes!

“Ultimate Illustrated Guide to Sewing Clothes by the talented Joi Mahon is THE must-have handbook when it comes to perfectly fitted garment construction. The descriptive and practical imagery of this book helps creative minds to create new projects and achieve better results; we love it!”
—C. Bauer, Mettler (manufacturer of high-quality sewing threads since 1883)

“With this book Joi covers all bases when it comes to sewing garments. Her clear, concise explanations and valuable reference guides are a jackpot for sewing enthusiasts everywhere!”
—Gini Denninger, Intermediate Level Seamstress, Rochester, NY

“This guide is beautiful, easy to read and understand, and allows you to learn from one of the best. Before you know it, you’ll be creating amazing works of wearable art, just like Joi.”
—Cassie Thompson, Client

Editorial Reviews
Review
Covers the techniques for your entire sewing journey.

— “High Latitude Style”

A comprehensive book, packed full of Joi’s wisdom and designed specifically to help every sewist develop in their art. For the novice to the accomplished, this is a MUST have!!

— “Lori M., Student and Perfect Fit and Pattern Club member”

This guide is beautiful, easy to read and understand, and allows you to learn from one of the best. Before you know it, you’ll be creating amazing works of wearable art, just like Joi.

— “Cassie Thompson, Client”

Ultimate Illustrated Guide to Sewing Clothes” by the talented Joi Mahon is THE must-have handbook when it comes to perfectly fitted garment construction. The descriptive and practical imagery of this book helps creative minds to create new projects and achieve better results, we love it!

— “C. Bauer, Head of BU Consumer, Mettler (manufacturer of high-quality sewing threads since 1883) ”

With this book Joi covers all bases when it comes to sewing garments. Her clear, concise explanations and valuable reference guides are a jackpot for sewing enthusiasts everywhere!

— “Gini Denninger, Intermediate Level Seamstress, Rochester, NY”
From the Back Cover
MAKE ONE-OF-A-KIND CLOTHES!

A must-have resource filled with invaluable insight, Ultimate Illustrated Guide to Sewing Clothes will equip you with every essential skill you need to sew almost anything from top to bottom! Opening with a detailed section on sewing basics that covers machine and hand sewing techniques, equipment, tools, notions, ironing, and pressing, the book then moves onto other essential subjects, such as selecting and preparing fabrics and achieving an exact fit.

Complete step-by-step technique tutorials will walk you through several processes, from making a muslin fit sample and laying out a pattern to sewing a classic dress, blouse, tailored jacket, and other garments. From there, a comprehensive pants guide and a section on the details of garment construction are provided for further sewing knowledge and proficiency. With this sewing manual as your guide, expand your skill set as you enjoy the rewarding craft of sewing clothes!

A complete guide to sewing clothes that details all the essential techniques and processes
Filled with expert instruction on sewing, tailoring, making alterations, detailing, and more
Contains step-by-step guidance for sewing several classic garments
Also includes a thorough pants section with a tutorial on sewing a classic trouser, plus how to alter the pattern to create a variety of other styles

“Ultimate Illustrated Guide to Sewing Clothes by the talented Joi Mahon is THE must-have handbook when it comes to perfectly fitted garment construction. The descriptive and practical imagery of this book helps creative minds to create new projects and achieve better results; we love it!”
—C. Bauer, Mettler (manufacturer of high-quality sewing threads since 1883)

“With this book Joi covers all bases when it comes to sewing garments. Her clear, concise explanations and valuable reference guides are a jackpot for sewing enthusiasts everywhere!”
—Gini Denninger, Intermediate Level Seamstress, Rochester, NY

“This guide is beautiful, easy to read and understand, and allows you to learn from one of the best. Before you know it, you’ll be creating amazing works of wearable art, just like Joi.”
—Cassie Thompson, Client

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