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A NEW BOOK ON STYLE

Looking Good ... Every Day

by Nancy Nix-Rice

Many women complain they have a closet full of clothes, but nothing to wear. Use this book to get your clothes, accessories, and makeup to connect to every aspect of YOU — including your lifestyle.

Looking Good … Every Day features makeovers of real women of many ages, sizes, ethnicities, and professions. This book is for everyone!


Looking Good...Every Day $29.95
coil bound $34.95


Learn more about this book and see sample pages here...


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THE REAL PEOPLE SERIES:


Fit For Real People 
Revised Edition


by Pati Palmer,
Marta Alto
 
After 25 years of hands-on teaching and fitting thousands of different women's bodies, Pati Palmer and Marta Alto have found a way to achieve perfect garment fit that really works. And now they've translated all their expertise into this book. The Alto and Palmer fitting system is easy and practical no matter what the pattern brand. It is measure-free and doesn't require drafting skills.  256 pages.

 
Fit for Real People $24.95
coil bound $29.95

NEW! Fit for Real People Update is now available. Do you have have an older version of the book and would just like the new information? Visit our Update page to order the downloadable PDF plus the BONUS Princess Bust Alteration Refinements.
 

CLICK HERE FOR ANOTHER PAGE OF GREAT SEWING BOOKS:

Creative Home Decorating Ideas, Easy ~  Pants for Any Body  ~  Sewing Ultrasuede

PLUS Used or Spiral Copies of Out of Print Books: Easier, Easiest Tailoring ~  Bridal Gowns  ~  Sew to Success 

Dream Sewing Spaces - UPDATED SECOND EDITION!
by Lynette Ranney Black 
At last... a book to help you turn your dream into a reality. Whether you have a closet, laundry room, a corner of the family room, a spare bedroom, or even the attic, author Lynette Ranney Black guides and inspires you with pages of color photos, plus, selecting lighting and cabinets. Learn how to make the most of the space you have. Check out the hundreds of storage ideas. She even shows you how to reorganize existing closets to make room for sewing storage. The Second Edition includes new sewing room photos, lots of color, and updated information. 
128 pages.
Learn more about this book. see photos, download a free PDF...

 
Dream Sewing Spaces $24.95
coil bound $27.95


serger.jpgSewing With Sergers

Sewing With Sergers Gail Brown, Pati Palmer 
Sewing With Sergers has guided hundreds of thousands of serger owners. It is THE book to have by your serger as you venture into this whole new realm of sewing. Gail Brown and Pati Palmer hold your hand and you learn the machine... and the basics of serging.  128 pages.



Sewing with Sergers $10.95
coil bound $13.95

 

Serger DVDs are also available!

Sewing with Sergers Basics DVD $19.95

  Creative Serging DVD Video $19.95

Learn more about these DVDs...

 

Mother Pletsch's Painless Sewing
$9.95

Mother Pletsch's Painless Sewing Pati Palmer, Susan Pletsch This completely revised Mother Pletsch's Painless Sewing is a lighthearted book for both beginners and those who want a sewing brush up... the most uncomplicated sewing book of the century! Learn to sew FAST, with professional-looking results. And with Pretty Pati's Perfect Patter Primer, you'll find your clothes fit better than ever before, thanks to co author Pati Palmer, who also designs for The McCall Pattern Company as The Fit Expert.  128 pages.

 
Mother Pletsch's Painless Sewing $9.95
coil bound $11.95

 

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Hand Mending Made Easy $14.95


The Food Nanny Rescues Dinner

Easy Family Meals for Every Day of the Week
Over 200 delicious kid- and budget-friendly recipes plus strategies for successful family dinnertimes, this 288-page book is more than a cook book.

LEARN MORE ABOUT 
THIS GREAT COOKBOOK...

      $24.95 Lay-Flat binding/ $29.95 Coil binding

 

The Business of Teaching Sewing - NEW SECOND EDITION
$24.95
by Marcy Miller, Pati Palmer
Now is the ideal time to enter the business of teaching sewing. As sewing curriculum in the schools diminishes, thousands are looking elsewhere to learn to sew, or to improve their sewing skills. This newly revised book compiles more than 30 years of teaching ideas gleaned from thousands of classes taught by Palmer/Pletsch corporate educators. The authors guide you through setting up a business, identifying what, where and when to teach, creating lesson plans and visuals for teaching, then marketing yourself and your "product." Reproducible and editable business forms and teaching handouts give you a head start on making money teaching sewing.  112 pages.

 
The Business of Teaching Sewing $24.95

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NEW Updated Second Edition Now Available!

Pants For Real People
Second Edition

by Pati Palmer and Marta Alto
Forget the fitting shell! Toss the tape measure—after taking just one measurement! Now, with just the hip measurement and the help of the new Palmer/Pletsch book, Pants for REAL People, by Pati Palmer and Marta Alto, women of all sizes, shapes, and ages can try on the tissue-paper pattern to see how to fit the pants they sew. Tissue-fitting, a technique devised and perfected by Palmer/Pletsch over three decades of hands-on teaching, has never before appeared in print for pants. 192 pages. Learn more and view sample pages...

 
Pants for Real People $27.95
coil ound $31.95

Jackets For Real People

Use this book and ALL of your sewing will improve. For a minimal investment and a little time, you can have a designer jacket. Using the latest interfacings sew it Armani-style and achieve a custom fit no matter what your figure. Includes pattern and fabric selection, patterns and fabrics fitting on real people, the latest on fusible interfacings, cutting and marking tips, how-to's for buttonholes, a NO-FAIL welt pocket, "bagging a lining", easy mitered vents, and much more, plus finished touches such as topstitching and piping.

   
Jackets For Real People $24.95   
coil bound $29.95             
            

"I have one of the world's most challenging figures to fit--I could go into detail about it because I have been sewing for over 40 years. Being somewhat of a perfectionist when it comes to fit and construction, I have agonized over my clothing for years--literally! I read a review of your book Fit for Real People and thought, "Humph, I've heard THAT before...." Anyway, long story short, I bought the book and FOR THE FIRST TIME IN MY LIFE I HAVE CLOTHES THAT FIT!!!!! Of course I immediately purchased your book Pants for Real People, and the same thing happened--PANTS THAT FIT!! Now, honestly my patterns look like ribbons that have been taped together, but I don't care. Thanks for allowing me to have clothing that fits and flatters."

Your fan,
Jonna 
 

Couture The Art of Fine Sewing
$29.95
by Roberta C. Carr
 
Couture is an attitude. Now, thanks to Roberta's writing and Palmer Pletsch's publishing efforts, couture is available to everyone with an interest in quality, style and individuality. 208 pages.
 

 


Couture: The Art of Fine Sewing $29.95
coil bound $32.95

 

Théâtre de la Mode 
Fashion Dolls: The Survival of
Haute Couture

REVISED SECOND EDITION

ISBN 0-935278-56-7
List price: $29.95

Photos of all the sets, both 1940s originals and 1990 re-creations Catalog of color photos of 170 miniature mannequins, including close-ups. Full color 32-page section of David Seidner's fashion photos Plus, over 90 black & white historical photos.  192 Pages  8 1/2" x 11"


Theatre de la Mode $29.95
 

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