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David Page C o ffin the SHIRTMAKING WORKBOOK. Pattern, Design,and Construction Resources. David Page Coffin. Measure half neckline seam from tip to. 20 May Shirtmaking by David Page Coffin, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Author David Page Coffin shows how to create elegant, custom-fit garments for a woman or a “This book is great — fresh, focused information on shirtmaking.

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Iris rated it it was amazing Mar 12, Lots of techniques and instructions to take basic shirt making to a much higher level.

Ruth rated it really liked it Mar 18, In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up. This single location in New South Wales: He spent 18 years as an editor of Threads magazine. Sweaters Every Day Amy Herzog.

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Coffin goes far beyound the pattern companies to show the user how to adapt to differences in body and posture to create ‘expensive’ shirts most anyone would be proud to wear.

I always draft my own patterns so I never followed this method closely but I found many helpful hints when trying to solve fitting problems. These online bookshops told us they have this item: Stitched Shibori Jane Callender.


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Knitted Bears Val Pierce. Here is the definitive resource on the fine art of making shirts. Pattern Cutting for Menswear Gareth Kershaw. Best of all, the book is written with men’s shirts in mind; so often an afterthought in most publications.

Author David Page Coffin shows how to create elegant, custom-fit garments for a woman or a man that have a great tailored look and fit perfectly. Thinking with Type Ellen Lupton. Discover how to duplicate and even improve on these garments, using simple tools and techniques any sewer can acquire.

Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x Lists What are lists? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Includes 15 pages of full-sized patterns for collars, plackets, cuffs, and pockets. The Shirtmaking Workbook David Coffin.

Shirtmaking by David Page Coffin

Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen. Table of contents The materials of fine shirts; shirtmaker’s tools; the classic shirt; making shirts fit; developing a basic pattern; collars, plackets, cuffs; pockets; variations.

Also the companion video. I’m looking forward to putting the techniques to the test and, hopefully, never buying anoth Simple, straightforward and easy to follow instructions to set my sewing apart from just “average”.



The author, associate editor of Threads magazine, states in the introduction that he makes shirts “for the pleasure of the process, rather than as a time-saving or money-saving necessity. Because, with the skills you’ll learn in Shirtmaking, you can create elegant, custom-fit garments for a woman or man that look like the best money can buy.

Be the first to add this to a list. In the companion video, Shirtmaking Techniques, Coffin demonstrates the techniques that are the hallmarks of fine shirtmaking and shows how to master rolled hems, flat-felled seams, collars, cuffs, and plackets. Temari Techniques Barbara B Suess. Includes full-scale patterns for collars, cuffs, plackets, and pockets, and complete instructions for developing custom-fit shirt patterns.

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Debiwin rated it it was amazing May 22, David shares the construction secrets of garments from the world’s finest shirtmakers.