The Art of the Tailor

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Approximately 500 pages on tailoring techniques
This is a large (hard copy)book with close to 500 pages of tailoring information. Author Robert Doyle sets out his research and practical knowledge of the time honored practices of the professional tailor and costume maker. He retraces the historic origins of garments and the manner in which they were made in previous centuries.

This is a new unused book, but some do have some slight markings at the ends of the pages. This book is now $20 less than it's original selling price and is no longer being produced.

There are only a few left as this book is now "Out of Print"

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Julian Collins
Very quick and easy

Loved that they had this item at a reasonable price. Arrived in a timely manner

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Ilkka Saarikoski
Perfect

Very easy to order, the book arrived fast and in perfect condition to the other side of the globe. Awesome!

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Christopher S.
Excellent Book!!!

This book is a must have for everyone who sews and for those such as myself who are still learning to sew!

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Pat Bornmann
Classic, Dense, Informative, Difficult

This is a very complete text (over 500 pages) of pattern drafting through the years. The book is mostly drafting examples with instructions and drawings. If studied carefully, one can learn a huge amount about pattern drafting. This is not an easy read, but is recommended for anyone serious about costumes and/or pattern drafting.
There seem to be a number of errors in the instructions but overall this is a very instructive book of major significance.