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    Gertie's new book for better sewing : a modern guide to couture-style sewing using basic vintage techniques / Gretchen Hirsch ; photographs by Jody Rogac ; illustrations by Sun Young Park ; creative direction / phtography by Karen Schaupeter
    Book | Stewart, Tabori & Chang | 2012
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    Description
    207 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
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    STC Craft/A Melanie Falick Book.
    Summary
    Presents lessons on sewing and customization techniques that can be used to create and enhance a vintage wardrobe, covering such topics as sizing, prepping, tailoring, patternmaking, and fitting.
    Contents
    Part 1: Skills -- Sewing Retro 101 -- Prepping (Tools, Machines, Fabric) -- Essential Techniques -- Stabilizing and Tailoring -- Patternmaking -- Fitting -- Part 2: Wardrobe -- Pattern Maps -- Resources and Links.
    Bibliography
    Includes bibliographical references (p. 202) and index.
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    New book for better sewing
    ISBN
    9781584799917
    1584799919
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