Choosing appropriate fabrics for sewing projects---fabrics that flow when you want drape and that aren't too stiff when all you want is character---vies with fitting as the most challenging skill in garmentmaking.
"Shirtmaking" provides sewers with the definitive resource on the fine art of making shirts. Author David Page Coffin shows how to create elegant, custom-fit garments for a woman or a man that have a great tailored look and fit perfectly. And, even more important, once sewers learn to make and fit a shirt - whether they have sewn for weeks or years - their skills will be dramatically improved. David shares the construction secrets of garments from the world's finest shirt-makers. Discover how to duplicate and even improve on these garments, using simple tools and techniques any sewer can acquire.