Tailoring Singer Sewing Reference Library Author:Singer Tailoring just got easier--with this helpful guide and its full-color photos that lead you through each step of tailoring a jacket or coat. Select from the custom, machine, or fusible methods of tailoring that are shown throughout the book, or combine these methods when you sew your garment. With these choices, you can easily achieve the look ... more »you want and still control the amount of time you spend on your tailoring project.
You will learn:
--which tools and equipment simplify the tailoring process yet give the best results;
--how to press and fit your garment, and which hand stitches to use for a look of quality;
--the best techniques to use for shaping the garment and the sequence to use for tailoring;
--how to tailor notched and shawl collars, pockets, sleeves and hems;
--how to beautifully finish the jacket or coat with lining, topstitching, buttons and buttonholes.
With the easy-to-follow instructions in "Tailoring" as your guide, you will want to go beyond a single project and use your tailoring skills over and over for professional-looking jackets and coats.« less