Classic vintage how-to sew book, complete with glossary and tests. Easy to use index on the inside front cover. Well illustrated with step-by-step photographed instructions.
14 chapters: sewing equipment, buying patterns correctly, preparing fabrics for cutting, cutting and marking, making a blouse, making a skirt, fitting and cutting to fit, making a dress, pressing techniques, additional dressmaking techniques, tailoring a coat, tailoring a suit, continuation of tailoring techniques, trimming details for the quality look.
"Stressing the most efficient methods of construction, Mrs. Bishop emphasizes high standards, resulting in the joy of production and the wearing of well-selected and well-made garments."
Clearly written and well illustrated, this classic is the only book on clothing construction you'll ever need.
Condition: gently used, clean and intact. Photo is of actual item.