Sewing Outdoor Gear: Easy Techniques for Outerwear that Works

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Taunton Press, 2001 - Crafts & Hobbies - 186 pages
How to keep warm, dry -- and stylish -- in any weather? This practical and innovative sewing book is the place to start. Expert author Rochelle Harper takes a comprehensive look at sewing all kinds of outerwear -- whether for sports and play or simply for defying the elements. The book will help the reader make sense of the wide range of fabrics available, including Goretex "TM" and Polarfleece "TM". Sewers will discover techniques for creating professional-looking garments designed for the great outdoors.
-- The first book on the specialized topic of sewing outerwear.
-- Includes more than 200 color photographs and 96 drawings.
-- Information is accessible to sewers at all skill levels.

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A freelance teacher and designer of outdoor gear, Harper (Sew the New Fleece) offers a technique book rather than a sewing-project book. She covers all aspects of working with specialized outerwear ... Read full review

About the author (2001)

Harper is a freelance clothing designer, teaches sewing classes in Portland, Oregon, and has written extensively for Threads magazine.

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