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Bishop Method of Clothing Construction, Bishop, Arch, 1959 First Ed - Sewing Tailoring Dressmaking
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Bishop Method of Clothing Construction, Bishop, Arch, 1959 First Ed - Sewing Tailoring Dressmaking
Bishop Method of Clothing Construction, Bishop, Arch, 1959 First Ed - Sewing Tailoring Dressmaking

Bishop Method of Clothing Construction, Bishop, Arch, 1959 First Ed - Sewing Tailoring Dressmaking

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"The Bishop Method of Clothing Construction", Edna Bryte Bishop and Marjorie Stotler Arch, 1959 First Edition

This book may be 40 years old and a great sewing collectible, but also the Bishop Method is timeless.
So here it is, over 200 pages of everything you need to know to make some of the best clothing out there - whether you're sewing for yourself or your family, or you're wanting to make a business of it.

From the Preface:
"The sequence of learnings in it tells you what to do, when to do it, and how it ought to be done, so that you can make professional- and quality-looking clothes easily and in a minimum of time."

Contents:
Sewing equipment
Buying patterns correctly
Preparing fabrics for cutting
Cutting and marking
Making a blouse
Making a skirt
Fitting and cutting-to-fit
Making a dress
Pressing techniques
Additional dressmaking techniques
Tailoring a coat
Tailoring a suit
Continuation of tailoring techniques
Trimming details for the quality look

Good condition. Some light soiling on covers, small tear on front cover. Page edges are a bit "dented" (small bends, folds on the edges), interior's clean and tight.
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