Simply Tailoring Author:Simplicity Simplicity's How to Book of contemporary, traditional and revolutionary tailoring techniques. — Just basics: Consider a few basics before you start out to make your coat or jacket. Learn how to select styles and fabrics that go together. Add a few pieces of equipment to your sewing box. Find out about fit and you're off to a good start. — Stit... more »ch by stitch: Choose the traditional or comtemporary approaches to tailoring or combine them for the method that suits you the best. We take you stitch by stitch through the traditional tailoring of a coat along with its contemporary counter method.
fabric mavericks: Those out-of-the-ordinary fabrics are often the start of an extra-ordinary garment! Let these pages dispel any doubts you may have about choosing and tailoring anything from a plaid, leather or fuzzy to a special metallic or brocade.
The un-structured generation: If you enjoy an uninhibited, busy life, the revolutionary tailoring techniqures are for you. You'll find out that great unstructured looks really can be the result of stramlined working time.
Attention to details: Your tailored details can make a fashionable difference and give your garment the mark of quality. We've included all the secrets we know to help you acheive a professional look.
Wrapping it up: Use this guide for choosing and putting in your lining either by hand warmth with an interlining, special ideas for working with a furry or quilted lining and how to finish everything off with finesse.« less