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Sewing books

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by demeis, Jan 15, 2005.

  1. demeis

    demeis Well-Known Member

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    I was looking on amazon and came across some books on how to make mens shirts, and one called classic tailoring techniques. These subjects are very interesting to me but I don't know much about them. I was wondering if anyone has looked through any of these books and if they are worth it at all. They are all pretty expensive and i would rather not waste my money on them if they aren' tvery good. let me know. Classic tailoring techniiques http://www.amazon.com/exec....s=books Shirtmaking: Developing Skills for Fine Sewing http://www.amazon.com/exec....=glance Metric Pattern Cutting for Men's Wear: Including Unisex Clothes and Computer Aided Design http://www.amazon.com/exec....=glance
     
  2. Alexander Kabbaz

    Alexander Kabbaz Well-Known Member

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    This book, "Tailoring Suits the Professional Way" by Clarence Poulin, listed as bibliography by David Coffin, is a very good basic knowledge book. Coffin's book itself I don't really like. Of the other two I have no knowledge.
    One thing I do know for sure is that there is no competent shirtmaking book in existence that I have been able to locate in 30 years of looking.
     

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