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Patternmaking Essentials: The Tailored Jacket
Patternmaking Essentials: The Tailored Jacket
Oticca Beamer
Turn your bodice sloper into a perfectly customized tailored jacket pattern. Discover highly sought-after techniques for drafting a classic design.
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Draft a pattern for a sophisticated jacket or coat with customizable details.
Suzy Furrer
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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
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Create beautifully structured garments that maintain their exquisite shape and drape for years to come. Learn traditional, modern and hybrid tailoring techniques.
Alison  Smith
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