Sewing Garments

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The six projects in this section are basic wardrobe pieces. In each project, you will learn a few new sewing skills. If you work your way through the projects in order, your skill set will be fairly complete by the time you finish your first unlined jacket. As you repeat techniques you’ve learned in previous projects, your confidence will grow.

Five of the six projects require a commercial pattern, so look for a pattern that closely resembles the lines and detail level of the garment shown. Certainly you should read the pattern instructions, but use the book instructions and photographs to sew your garment. You do not need a commercial ...

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