Thursday, 5 June 2014

Book Review The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook

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The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook is the most comprehensive, hip, and creative guide to learning to sew clothes with style. With more than 430,000 members around the world, BurdaStyle is the largest online community of sewing enthusiasts, fashion designers, and DIYers. BurdaStyle celebrates this vibrant, global community as they teach readers everything they need to know to design and sew an entire wardrobe of fashion-forward looks using the five fully customisable sewing patterns enclosed with the book. Filled with gorgeous photography, step-by-step instruction, and contributions by 78 designers from 22 countries, The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook will be the go-to guide for every fashion sewer.

"The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook"...sits at the other end of the sewing spectrum, providing inspiration for clothing designers and experienced sewers. BurdaStyle is a website for the fashion-oriented." --Associated Press
"A great new resource that is absolutely overflowing with information and inspiration."

Hardcover-spiral: 208 pages
Publisher: Potter Craft; 1 Spi edition (7 Jan 2012)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 030758674X
ISBN-13: 978-0307586742

About the Author
Nora Abousteit is the co-founder of BurdaStyle. Previously she worked on the staff of Hurbert Burda and was part of the production team for the DLD conferences in 2005 and 2006, as well as for several World Economic Forum, cultural, knowledge-transfer and networking events.


Chapter One
Getting Started

Chapter Two
Using Patterns

Chapter Three
Let's Start Sewing

Chapter Four
The Skirt

Chapter Five
The Blouse

Chapter Six
The Dress

Chapter Seven
The Coat

Chapter Eight
The Bag

About the Authors


The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook should be in everyone's sewing library!   This book is a very comprehensive guide to DIY sewing. This book is ideal for a beginner to novice.  The book is laid out beautifully, you will find fully traceable sewing patterns included with this book, with clear instructions on how to create and adapt each sewing pattern, which is very clear and easy to follow.
I found this book inspirational and a beautiful book to have in your sewing library

The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook  is available from Amazon

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