The Dressmaking Bible by Lorna Knight is all the guidance you need to start making beautiful clothes, either from scratch, following a pattern or adding embellishments.
It includes step by step instructions for a wide range of dressmaking techniques from basic patterns through to couture designs making it suitable for beginners or sewers who already have experience.
There are easy to follow, highly illustrated instructions that explain essential dressmaking techniques to give you the confidence to work from a pattern to create gorgeous clothes that fit perfectly.
Includes advice on different body shapes, how to choose the right fabric as well as how to do decorative sewing techniques such as embroidery and applique.
It also has instructions to make basic garment details like waistbands, hems, sleeves, cuffs, necklines and pockets just to name a few.