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Pant Construction Techniques: In the Details
Pant Construction Techniques: In the Details
David Page Coffin
Create your most elegant and well-finished pants. Learn designer techniques to sew details from bespoke tailoring, couture and ready-to-wear.
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Make standard shirt patterns extraordinary by incorporating ready-to-wear details. Learn how to create custom collars, cuffs, sleeve plackets, hems and more.
David Page Coffin
with David Page Coffin
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Couturier Kenneth D. King shares his techniques for designing and sewing custom pockets that enhance the look and feel of any garment.
Kenneth D. King
with Kenneth D. King
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Elevate the quality, longevity and beauty of any garment you sew. Learn professional methods for constructing tailored sleeves, collars, pockets and more.
Alison  Smith
with Alison Smith
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