A Beginner S Guide To Sewing With Knitted Fabrics

Author: Wendy Ward
Editor: CICO Books
ISBN: 9781782494683
Size: 20,10 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Follow Wendy Ward’s tutorials to make a collection of comfortable and stylish garments. Wendy’s style is functional but beautiful basics, and you will learn the skills to make garments out of knitted fabrics that drape beautifully and are a joy to wear. There are t-shirts, wide-leg trousers, lounge trousers, tank tops, cardigans, skirts, and dresses made in versatile fabrics that can be dressed up or down. Both beginners and more experienced dressmakers often avoid using knitted fabrics, but Wendy will show you how to successfully sew them with just a regular sewing machine. You will learn essential skills with the help of a comprehensive techniques section that includes a guide to different types of knitted fabrics and their uses (including jersey, sweatshirt fabric, boiled wool, and many more), how to prepare them for making clothes, setting up your sewing machine, which needles you need, sewing seams and hems, and using elastic. There are also full-size patterns for every garment included at the back of the book, so you will have all the information you need to start making your own perfect wardrobe!

Sewing Basics For Every Body

Author: Wendy Ward
Editor: CICO Books
ISBN: 9781782497509
Size: 14,63 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Follow Wendy Ward’s tutorials to make a capsule wardrobe of 20 classic garments, suitable for any body regardless of gender, age, or body shape. Wendy’s style is functional but beautiful basics, and you will learn the skills to make clothes out of both woven and knitted fabrics that are a joy to wear. There are five styles of button-down shirts, sweatshirts, and t-shirts, and three different styles of trousers, jackets, and jumpsuits, all made in versatile fabrics that can be dressed up or down. These are core basics that you'll turn to time and again and all these garments can be worn by any body, regardless of gender, age, and body shape. Suitable for both beginners and more experienced dressmakers, each project has multiple versions from easy to more technically challenging. Plus, there is a comprehensive techniques section covering everything from sewing a fly zipper to making a traditional shirt collar, alongside the fundamentals such as different seam and hem finishes. Patterns for the five basic garments and all the variations to make 20 different designs are included in the book on three pull-out, full-scale, multi-sized pattern sheets. Each pattern covers 10 sizes and there’s no need for downloading or scaling-up patterns, just trace off the pieces that you need and off you go!

First Time Sewing

Author: Editors of Creative Publishing international
Editor: Creative Publishing int'l
ISBN: 1589238044
Size: 16,31 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Read: 163

DIVEnjoy this beginner's guide that takes you by the hand like a personal instructor and teaches you how to sew./div

The Colette Guide To Sewing Knits

Author: Alyson Clair
ISBN: 9780615999166
Size: 11,79 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Read: 324

Patternmaking With Stretch Knit Fabrics

Author: Julie Cole
Editor: Fairchild Books
ISBN: 9781501305047
Size: 18,28 MB
Format: PDF
Read: 196

With hundreds of step-by-step illustrated instructions and a user-friendly, stay-flat format, Patternmaking with Stretch Knit Fabrics provides emerging fashion designers with comprehensive information on how to draft patterns for popular cut-and-sew stretch knit fabrics such as jersey and knits with spandex. After covering the basics of knits and techniques for gauging stretch capacity, Julie Cole introduces a unique, simplified approach to drafting slopers using hip and top foundations. She then provides information on converting, drafting, grading, and reducing patterns for proper fit in four categories of stretch. The book proceeds to drafting slopers and patterns for tops, dresses, jackets, sweaters, cardigans, skirts, pants, lingerie, swimwear, and activewear. Patternmaking with Stretch Knit Fabrics is ideal for students with basic or intermediate design, patternmaking, and sewing skills for any course in which students design and draft patterns for knits; or courses that incorporate both knits and woven fabrics. Features - Accurate and simplified system for patternmaking with stretch knit fabrics with easier to follow approach than other books Each chapter includes - Key terms - Highly-illustrated step-by-step instructions - Three types of boxes: 'Important,' 'Pattern Tip,' and 'Stitching Tip' - End of chapter features 'Knit it Together' checklist, 'Stop! What Do I Do If...' troubleshooting tips, and 'Self Critique' review - More than 900 technical drawings with color accents and 100 photographs of sewn samples on the dress form Patternmaking with Stretch Knit Fabric STUDIO - Study smarter with self-quizzes featuring scored results and personalized study tips - Review concepts with flashcards of terms and definitions - Access downloadable files for half-size top and hip foundations, and slopers found in the book Teaching Resources - Instructor's Guide and Test Bank includes sample syllabi, suggested projects, test questions, and evaluation guides PLEASE NOTE: Purchasing or renting this ISBN does not include access to the STUDIO resources that accompany this text. To receive free access to the STUDIO content with new copies of this book, please refer to the book + STUDIO access card bundle ISBN 9781501318245.

Sew It All Learning Reference Manual

Author: Ellen March
Editor: F+W Media, Inc.
ISBN: 1440244022
Size: 14,20 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The first in an ongoing series of ebooks brought to you by the editor of Sew it All magazine, this ebook brings your sewing skills up to speed. Ten essential sewing skills are covered, including measuring, marking, cutting, buttonholes and more.

Sew Knits With Confidence

Author: Nancy Zieman
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1440230358
Size: 17,99 MB
Format: PDF
Read: 232

It's sew on! What's not to love about knits? They're flexible and fashionable, extremely versatile, and completely wearable. But are they too tricky to sew? Not with expert Nancy Zieman at your side! Nancy's no-fear approach to this easy yet comprehensive guide will inspire you to try all kinds of knit fabrics in your sewing projects, for results that are truly rewarding. With this book, you will: • Learn about a wide variety of knit fabrics and their best sewing uses. • Practice basic techniques and pick up dozens of tips that will build your confidence. • Discover how to choose the right knit fabric for your needs. • Test your skills on 5 fully illustrated step-by-step projects, ready to sew and wear. Even the most challenging knit is no match for you and your sewing machine with this helpful guide. Let's sew!

Sewing With Knits And Stretch Fabrics

Author: Sharon Czachor
ISBN: 9781501316418
Size: 12,76 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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With over 500 step-by-step colour photos and instructions in a user-friendly format, 'Sewing with Knits and Stretch Fabrics' is a professional guide to sewing with common knits and stretch fabrics such as jersey and spandex. Czachor explains the basics of working with knit fabrics and stretch woven fabrics, and how the stretch ratio impacts the design.

Tilly And The Buttons Stretch

Author: Tilly Walnes
Editor: Quadrille Publishing
ISBN: 9781787131170
Size: 12,28 MB
Format: PDF
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Stretch! offers perfect proof that easy-to-wear clothes can be seriously stylish with a collection of outfits that combine the comfort of stretch fabrics with Tilly Walnes' signature look. Even experienced stitchers are often wary of working with stretch knit fabrics, but in this book Tilly demystifies the techniques needed and shows how to sew stretchy makes on a regular sewing machine – no need for a fancy overlocker. Aimed at dressmakers who have grasped the basics and want to expand their sewing horizons, Tilly's tried-and-tested, learn-as-you-make approach is structured around six made-to-measure, speedy-to-sew garments. Tilly's friendly instructions and the clear step-by-step photographs are accompanied by lots of tips and tricks to make your sewing a breeze, and the multiple variations and ideas will help you customize your garment to suit your own style.

Sew Me Sewing Basics

Author: Choly Knight
Editor: Fox Chapel Publishing
ISBN: 1607657643
Size: 17,48 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Read: 130

This is the perfect book for anyone who wants to learn how to sew, or just needs a quick refresher course. Friendly and easy-to-follow directions will have you sewing with confidence, making repairs, and creating new garments from scratch. From cutting patterns and sewing seams to binding edges, gathering fabric and installing zippers, each new skill is accompanied by a quick practice exercise to try, allowing you to learn as you sew. Fifteen simple and straightforward projects are provided for sewing fun accessories from plushies and pincushions to placemats, hand towels, hats and more.