The Dressmaker's Companion by Elizabeth M Haywood
'A Practical Guide To Sewing Clothes' South Australian Liz Haywood trained as a patternmaker and worked in the fashion industry for 20 years. Ten years in the making, this book is a comprehensive sewing reference you'll refer to again and again for reliable, practical advice. With over 3,000 illustrations, step-by-step instructions, clever ideas, troubleshooting and fitting advice, The Dressmaker's Companion will enable you to sew with confidence. Liz says "it's the book I wish I'd had when I was learning to sew and had moved beyond the basics".