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Easy Guide to
Sewing Jackets

Sewers at all levels are excited with how easy it is to use this best-selling book to help create professional-looking jackets. Easy styling options and best fabric choices are shown on actual jackets that have been sewn by the author using fast and easy industry techniques. This is a must have for your sewing library.

Choosing Your Pattern
Selecting Fabrics and Notions
Fitting Your Pattern
The Best Sewing Techniques

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"Clearly explains how to sew simple...jackets. The result is still an elegant garment that defies detection as 'homemade'."
B. Track, The Globe & Mail

"...quick-and-easy, classroom-tested industry techniques for making classic collarless jackets that rival the best ready-to-wear."
A. Gosh, Sew News

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Fearless Pressing:
Part I - Video/DVD
Change your approach to sewing and give jackets a professional finish by
using tailors’ secrets that make pressing easier! Close-up demonstrations
show how to control moisture, heat, and pressure with both interfacing and
wool fabrics. You’ll gain confidence to press any fabric after mastering
these techniques!

Pressing & Tailoring Principles
Irons, Boards & Press Cloths
Fusing Interfacing
Jacket Sections Interfaced
Seams & Types of Pressing
Darts & Sleeve Caps
Sleeve Hems
Collar & Front Edge Enclosed Seams
Finishing Front Edges
Shaping Undercollar


"A must for every skill level, this video will instill the confidence
needed for pressing any type of fabric and garment."
Vogue Pattern Magazine

"Even if you think you already know how to press, an hour with
Podolak will improve your skills."
David Coffin, Former Threads Editor