Alabama Studio Sewing Patterns

Alabama Studio Sewing Patterns

A Guide to Customizing A Hand-stitched Alabama Chanin Wardrobe

Book - 2015
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This compendium takes the Alabama Chanin library to the next level, offering all the patterns from Chanin's first three books on a convenient CD, plus instructions and patterns for 12 new skirts, dresses, tops, and jackets, with illustrated guidelines for customizing the fit and style of each. Chanin teaches readers the ins and outs of refashioning shapes, raising and lowering necklines, taking in and letting out waistlines, and many more key forms of customization; she also provides guidelines for adapting patterns from other popular sewing companies to the Alabama Chanin style--stitched by hand in organic cotton jersey and embellished with stencils, embroidery, and beading.
Published: New York :, STC Craft,, 2015.
ISBN: 9781617691362
Branch Call Number: 646.407 CHA
Characteristics: 179 pages :,illustrations (chiefly color) ;,23 x 29 cm +,1 CD-ROM
Alternative Title: Sewing patterns


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minerva Feb 24, 2016

This volume contains all of the patterns from the previous 3 books, and several new ones. They can be printed at home if you are willing to put a little work into it (there are instructions for this in the book). The designs are simple but can be embellished to an extraordinary degree following the instructions in the book. You can sew them by machine if you like, although the handsewing instructions are easy to follow and work wonderfully.

Jul 25, 2015

Simple clothing stitched entirely by hand (although a sewing machine can be used), with complete illustrated instructions and patterns on CD-ROM.


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