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Patterning in CAD

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I've spent most of the summer writing a manual for corset makers who might want to have a go at drafting their patterns in CAD. I'm going to be presenting my techniques at the next Oxford Conference of Corsetry (August 2017) and this book came about whilst I was thinking about how to explain CAD to beginners. CAD can seem daunting and it certainly isn't something you can learn over a weekend, but with a little dedication it is quite straightforward moving from your dressmaker's paper to the screen. We live in a digital age after all - I find it so much easier filing, retrieving, amending and having a play around with designs in this way. I shall be listing my book in my Etsy shop in the near future but if you would like a copy (and not have to pay VAT if you live in Europe), please contact me with your e mail address and, via a PayPal payment, I can organise a copy to be delivered direct to your inbox. The book will retail at £18 initially.

CAD front cover

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  1. Rayna scherer

    Would you be willing to mail to the US?

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  2. Shana

    I would love a copy of this! My paypal is the same as my email address

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  3. Aimee veitch

    Hi, I'd love a copy of your book. My paypal address is the same as my email address. Many thanks, Aimee

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  4. Lorraine Dwyer

    I am a manual patternmaker with 40+ yrs experience. i have also attended a corset making course with Julia at Sew Curvy and also looking at attending the Conference in Oxford next yr. I am learning this digital stuff slowly an am very interested in your new book. Thanks, Lorraine

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  5. Linda Sparks

    I've been trying to figure this out in my spare time...would love to buy you manual.

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