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All You Need to Design, Adapt, and Customize Your Clothes
Alice Prier - All books by this author

Want to create a closet full of amazing clothes that will take you from 9 to 5 and beyond? Then turn to Pattern Making Templates for Skirts & Dresses. This must-have guide is the ultimate resource for demystifying the pattern making process and creating clothes designed specifically for your body. You’ll discover:
  • How to design your own personalized sewing patterns for skirts and dresses
  • 16 downloadable pattern slopers that can be used to design garments that fit you perfectly
  • 32 timeless skirt and dress styles to create
  • Expert tips on sizing and customizing your patterns
  • The keys to adapting your designs with finishes and detailing, including unique sleeves, collars, and pockets
Successful teacher, designer, and fashionista Alice Prier explains how to get started, use slopers, choose fabrics, adapt it all for fit and style. In no time at all, you’ll be making everything from classic A-line dresses and full-length gowns to strappy sundresses, pencil skirts, pinafores, and more.

From the Reviews:
“Beginners interested in pattern making will find plenty to explore.”
Library Journal

About The Author:
Alice Prier
is a sewing pattern guru with over 30 years’ experience working in fashion design and education. Prier loves inspiring home sewers to have the confidence to create their own patterns, which she believes is the most interesting and creative part of dressmaking. In 1989, Alice started her own company—Alice & Co. (aliceandco.co.uk)—where she creates made-to-measure clothes for city women. Alice blogs about her travels and fashion exploits at where2wearit.com.


Paperback w/flexibinding / 144 Pages / 7 1/2 x 9 3/4 / 2017


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