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some useful books for sewing enthusiasts on drafting a sewing pattern

Discussion in 'Sewing & Stitching' started by sewnembcrazy, Jan 11, 2012.

  1. sewnembcrazy

    sewnembcrazy Silver IL'ite

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    these are some useful books which i searched and found on the internet and which may be helpful for you sewing enthusiasts
    HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN SEWING PATTERNS
    HOW TO USE ADAPT AND DESIGN SEWING PATTERNS
    THE SEWING BOOK
    VISUAL QUICK TIP SEWING
    PROFESSIONAL SEWING TECHNIQUES FOR DESIGNERS
    PATTERN MAKING FOR FASHION DESIGN
    METRIC PATTERN CUTTING
    CLOTHING FASHION FABRICS AND CONSTRUCTION
    CUTTING AND DRAPING SPECIAL OCCASION CLOTHES designs for evening wear and party wear
    SEWING FOR DUMMIES
    shall try to enter more if i find on the net
     
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    sewnembcrazy Silver IL'ite

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    some more are these
    VOGUE SEWING
    PATTERNMAKING FOR A PERFECT FIT
    SIMPLICITY’S SIMPLY THE BEST SEWING BOOK
    PERFECT FIT THE CLASSIC GUIDE TO ALTERING PATTERNS
    COUTURE SEWING TECHNIQUES
    hope you people out there find it useful and increase your sewing skills
     
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    Chitra29 Moderator Staff Member Platinum IL'ite

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    Hi sewnembcrazy
    You have taken so much pain to search those very useful books on net.
    But you haven't linked it properly.
    For giving link follow the following procedure:
    first copy the url which you wanted to give link for eg : How to Make Your Own Sewing Patterns | eHow.com
    then click the insert link button from the bar above.
    now a box open.
    in that box http: appears.
    Highlight it and delete http:
    then paste the url you have copied from the net.
    How to Make Your Own Sewing Patterns | eHow.com
    after entering press ok.
    so now you have given the link.
    thank you.
    Still if you are not clear please ask.
    Regards.
    chitra
     
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    suryayasaswini Silver IL'ite

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    Hello
    Thank u so for the information. Very useful for starters like me.
     
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    sewnembcrazy Silver IL'ite

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    sorry citra I am new to forums and don't knowhow to link but I downloaded these from free e books on different websites and I still have a list of books which I am still to download there is problem with my server so for the time being i cant link I'll only list the books which are good for we indians and which can be applicable to indian dresses
     
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    sewnembcrazy Silver IL'ite

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    these books can be down loaded from http://www.gigapedia.org
    you need to register for free and download as many books they have a wide variety by just loging in
     
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    Hi
    The given link not opening...
     
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    I guess, the registrations are closed to this site for now. Not sure if person already registered, can send an invite.
     
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    thesew are a few which i am stillsearching if anyone of you cansent a soft copy to me i would be thankful
    Pattern-drafting for Fashion: TheBasics
    Sleeves: A Directory of DesignDetails and Techniques (Select-n-Stitch)
    Necklines & Collars: A Directoryof Design Waists & Waistbands: A Directory of Design Details and Techniques(Select-n-Stitch)
    Details and Techniques(Select-n-Stitch)
    Draping for Apparel Design

    New Complete Guide to Sewing(Readers Digest)
    Reader's Digest Complete Guide toSewing
    Pattern-drafting for Fashion:Advanced
    Pattern Making (Portfolio Skills)
    The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook
    Design-It-Yourself Clothes:patternmaking Simplified
    Make Your Own Patterns: An EasyStep-by-Step Guide to Making Over 60 Dressmaking Patterns
    Make Your Own Dress Patterns
    The Dressmaker's Handbook of CoutureSewing Techniques: Essential Step-by-Step Techniques for Professional Results
    Stitch Magic: A Compendium of SewingTechniques for Sculpting Fabric into Exciting New Forms and Fashions
    Vogue Sewing, Revised and Updated

    Singer Complete Photo Guide to Sewing -Revised + Expanded Edition: 1200 Full-Color How-To Photos

    PATTERNMAKING IN PRACTICE:: A STEP BY STEPGUIDE

    Threads Sewing Guide: A Complete Referencefrom America's Best-Loved Sewing Magazine

    The Sewing Book: An Encyclopedic Resource ofStep-by-Step Techniques

    Patternmaking for Underwear Design [Paperback]
    The Complete Book of Sewingby Constance Talbot
    The Sewing Bible: A Modern Manual of Practical andDecorative Sewing Techniques
    Encyclopediaof Sewing Machine Techniques

    Fitting & pattern alteration:
    Fabulousfit
    Fittingyour figure
    Conceptsof fit
    Sewsimply, sew right


    Concepts of fit:

    Fittingcommercial patterns

    Patternmakingand design

    DressMaking - Drafting And Pattern Making

    PatternMaking By The Flat Pattern Method


    PatternMaking


    Make Your Own Patterns

    Designing apparel through the flat pattern


    Hope this post will benefit a lot ofthe ladies if anyone has read any of these books kindly leave a review and ifanyone of you has a soft copy of any of these books mentioned in this replypost kindly cesdme a copy through email. Looking forward for your kind reviews
     
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