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"Garment Construction" Book Giveaway

Garment Construction

Garment Construction




Enter to win a copy of "Garment Construction: A Complete Course on Making Clothing for Fit and Fashion" (Fox Chapel Publishing, 2011). This illustrated sewing guide will teach you everything you need to know about designing and sewing your very own wardrobe. With chapters on pants, shirts, skirts, and more, you will be instructed on how to choose the right fabrics, work with patterns, address fit issues, and construct those garments you've been dreaming of. What could be better?




Leave a comment on this post indicating your favorite type of garment to sew by 11:59 PM on Sunday, July 28th, and you could win this fabulous giveaway. The winner will be chosen at random and announced via email on Monday, July 29th.


Good luck!


Comments (26)

zeusns zeusns writes: It's been a long time since I made adult clothes. I have a delightful 14 year old grand daughter that loves clothes and the few I've made for her. I would like to take it to the next level and will need all the help I can get. This would be at the least a good start.
Posted: 4:44 pm on March 26th

pattyb88 pattyb88 writes: I would love to win this book to sew knit tops
Posted: 8:29 am on July 29th

Qnypplan Qnypplan writes: Blouses that really fit me, is something I need!
Posted: 2:51 pm on July 28th

BevW BevW writes: Love princess seam dress, or tank tops

Posted: 12:18 pm on July 28th

yaseminozcan yaseminozcan writes: Silk camisoles or chemises. Divine!
Posted: 3:14 pm on July 26th

Arted1 Arted1 writes: This book looks like something I need. I am starting back to sew after 30 years. Any help would be great. Thanks.

Posted: 1:38 pm on July 26th

Arted1 Arted1 writes: This book looks like something I need. I am starting back to sew after 30 years. Any help would be great. Thanks.

Posted: 1:38 pm on July 26th

user-2446297 user-2446297 writes: Ladies Suit Jacket & skirts!!!! I love a challenge as well as an easy dress suitable for church & parties.
Posted: 12:38 pm on July 26th

clauditza clauditza writes: Skirts!
Posted: 7:32 am on July 26th

user-2652689 user-2652689 writes: I am just learning how to sew. So every book I see I devouring it to get a understanding of material, patterns, how to's. My favorite item to sew is a maxi dress...I would like to learn how to add a collar to it.

Thank you.
Posted: 8:55 pm on July 25th

VanRudolf VanRudolf writes: This book would be a great help to me. I have just started back sewing apparel garments for me. Adjusting patterns is a must for my size and everything I read helps me.
Posted: 2:09 pm on July 25th

Marty_Marie Marty_Marie writes: I love making Dresses!!!
Posted: 1:03 pm on July 24th

dgriesenauer dgriesenauer writes: I love sewing a button down shirt for a man or woman. Seeing someone wearing a crisp button down shirt never gets old.
Posted: 8:05 am on July 24th

LanaKin101 LanaKin101 writes: I like to sew tank top dresses. Simple easy and they make great nightgowns.
Posted: 7:55 am on July 24th

KJ_Lamb KJ_Lamb writes: Shirts as it is so easy to find great, fun fabrics. I also like nice finishing details like French seams, even if no one else can see them.
Posted: 5:08 am on July 24th

swearysewer swearysewer writes: my favourite (but involved) garment that i have thus far sewn is a blazer. but, to be honest, i love the process of sewing, so i am happy making most things. i would absolutely love this book: reading about technique has replaced my fiction addiction!
Posted: 2:31 am on July 24th

ShiningStar ShiningStar writes: I love skirts.
Posted: 12:35 am on July 24th

user-2291610 user-2291610 writes: I love to sew garments made from patterns by The Sewing Workshop and Cutting Lines Designs. I went to a workshop with Linda Lee and Louise Cutting and fell in love with their patterns. Plus I learned so much.
Posted: 9:42 pm on July 23rd

Christy0702 Christy0702 writes: I just finished my Craftsy Class with Sandra Betzina. I am having so much fun learing to sew. I bought my first sewing machine last year on Black Friday. I am completely self taught...well...with the help of you tube and Craftsy. The goal is work trousers. I mastered the front fly zipper insertion replaying Sandras video lesson like 100 times! LOL. My next weekend off, I will finally bring out the real fabric. I have made 3 muslins-which were a fitting nightmare. I opted to sign up for Sandra's Pant fitting class, and realized where I was going wrong. Anyway, I would love to win this Garment Construction Book. Good Luck to me ;-)
Posted: 9:08 pm on July 23rd

kprincegentry kprincegentry writes: My newest sewing love is shirt dresses. I recently finished Colette's Hawthorn Dress pattern and I feel in love. I am already designing the next one in my head! Plus there is usually not a lot of fitting problems. I would love to be able to make pants but the fitting scares me to death!
Posted: 9:00 pm on July 23rd

KristyLChan KristyLChan writes: I love to sew dresses best because I always wear dresses and they are easier to sew than pants or shirts! But I really should take the time to finally learn how to make a pair of good fitting pants
Posted: 8:30 pm on July 23rd

PlumCreek PlumCreek writes: I love to sew all manner of tops. Whether knit or woven, creativity and a good fit are my goals!
Posted: 6:48 pm on July 23rd

Jan140 Jan140 writes: My fav garment is a comfortable top to wear with jeans. My current challenge is pattern adjustment for garments that I work on for my plus-sized step-daughter.
Altering patterns is a challenge for me as I'm a novice.
Posted: 6:14 pm on July 23rd

Laisi Laisi writes: Tops, tops, favorite garment to sew.

I really enjoy modifying a pattern to create a variety of styles.
Posted: 3:24 pm on July 23rd

FrancesKSews FrancesKSews writes: My favourite garments are made from jersey as comfort is key and it's always fun to sew!
Posted: 2:23 pm on July 23rd

thill60 thill60 writes: Anything knit!
Dresses, tops, skirts!!!
Posted: 1:54 pm on July 23rd

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