Revealing the patternless dressmaking techniques perfect in the Orient centuries ago, the practical book tells how to design and sew the clothes you ve dreamed of owning, but could never afford.
Novices and professionals alike, learn to sew without pre-cut patterns, expensive dress forms and other costly sewing aids. The secret is an efficient technique used extensively in the Far East. Instead of using patterns, you simply construct personal front and back torsos using 25 of your body measurements and nine basic formulas. You can use these torsos to make any fashion yo choose. First, find a picture of what you want, draw the shape of your torso right on your fabric with tailor s chalk, then make the necessary style changes described in the book.
You ll find step-by-step instructions on how to make each element of your chosen outfit, from the sleeves to the skirt or pants. And, your clothes will be better-fitting, much less expensive, and longer lasting.