With womenswear sizes ranging from 8 to 22, along with five downloadable pattern sheets, The Great British Sewing Bee: The Modern Wardrobe covers everything you need to build garments that are easy to make, wear and combine. Discover how one pattern could become three different looks through a series of simple alterations.
The 27 projects in this book will help you gain confidence as you learn how to make clothes you’ll love and cherish. The projects include: paper bag shorts, dance dress, Oxford Bag trousers, Breton two-piece, A-line dress and much more. Expand on crucial techniques and further your understanding of how to bring more of your own personal style into the clothes you make.
Complete with stunning photography, clear illustrations, and instructions, demystify the pattern process to create a variety of flattering garments for every occasion that suit your style and fit your figure. Starting with the essentials, learn how to personalize patterns with expert sewing tips on making alterations that will take you beyond this book as you build on your sewing skills.
About Juliet Uzor
Juliet Uzor, a London school teacher is renowned for her crafting and sewing skills. Through her online sewing courses, craft magazine columns, craft-focused podcast and YouTube channel, Juliet shares inspiring tips, tricks, and tutorials to demystify sewing clothes for home sewers.
After winning The Great British Sewing Bee in 2019, she has continued to explore a range of garment designs using fabrics of varying fibres, textures and origins using techniques from her experience from the London College of Fashion.
Her message as an advocate for sewing clothes at home, online and offline, is that everyone can take charge of their own style without being at the mercy of clothing houses and stores.